Modern Warfare 3, often referred to as MW3, is a first-person shooter developed by Infinity Ward. Released in Q4 2011, it is a direct sequel to Modern Warfare 2. If you use this tag don't also use call-of-duty, as that is the tag for the original game.

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Is it possible to change the order of perks for the Specialist strike package?

In Modern Warfare 3 there is the new Specialist strike package. Basically you choose 3 perks, and you'll be awarded an extra perk every 2 kills. I'm not seeing any way to determine in what order you ...
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Does the “Impact” weapon proficiency increase all damage?

According to the CoD wiki and the game itself, Impact only increases damage through surfaces (in a similar manner to Deep Impact and FMJ from previous games). However, I seem to be experiencing ...
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Are Pro versions of perks automatically applied when unlocked in the middle of a match?

During a match, I saw the message "Assist Counts As Kill". I was using the standard Hardline perk which provides access to killstreaks one kill earlier. At the end of the match, the game informed ...
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Do Elite subcriptions give advantages?

Will the Elite subscription give an advantage to players who haven't subscribed? I know you can participate in daily competitions to win real and virtual prizes. You'll have some free downloadable ...
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How smart are enemies on Hardened and Veteran difficulty on MW3 Campaign?

I have been playing the campaign on normal difficulty, and even now, at times, I find myself reading war-related quotes. I can imagine that enemies react faster and are much more accurate with ...
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What does Facebook Login do in MW3 Multiplayer?

I see there is a Facebook Login in the MW3 Multiplayer main menu and I wonder What it actually does. Will I have to install a Facebook App in my Profile? If it works as an announcer, can I set who ...
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How does Quick Scoping or “Feather” Scoping work in Modern Warfare 3?

I know some may cry "foul" or "cheating" but I'm really fascinated by the people who seem to be amazing marksman in the Modern Warfare series via a quick scope kill. Can anyone detail out the ...
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Do “Special Ops” mission level ups carry over to Multplayer mode weapons and perks?

I started out playing Special Ops, and unlocked a few guns and gained rank. I wasn't really paying attention when I dove into Multiplayer... But does anyone know if what you achieve in Special Ops ...
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Modern Warfare 3 Crashes on Launch: How can I get it running?

When I attempt to launch any part of Modern Warfare Three on my PC through Steam, it crashes immediately, and this happens (multiplayer as example): Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: ...
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How do you earn prestige points in MW3?

How do you earn prestige points/tokens in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3? Is it only from leveling up to 50? Is there any other way?
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“Double XP” vs “Double Weapon XP” in MW3

What's the difference between "Double XP" vs "Double Weapon XP" in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3? Which is the better choice?
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Are there any similarities between the plot of Modern Warfare 2 and the plot of Modern Warfare 3?

I've had a few debates with friends over the whole CoD franchise and all, and one of their biggest and most recurring points is that Modern Warfare 3 is the same as Modern Warfare 2 but with changed ...
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What are the main differences between Modern Warfare 3 and Modern Warfare 2/Black Ops?

Besides updated plot and new features, were any actual changes made to the game engine or the graphics, etc.? It seems to me as though they are basically all the same.
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Modern Warfare 3: Viewing stats online

Is there anyway to view Modern Warfare 3 stats (such as KD, level, etc) online (via a browser, not using the in game options)? I'm particularly interested in something for Xbox 360.
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What happens to the XP points of the second player in dual screen?

When you play on dual screen, the second player gets some XP points depending on his performance during the match. I think that the main player, the one who owns the account, gets those points to ...
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What determines which challenges show on the custom class and lobby screens?

On the custom class and multiplayer lobby screens, if you hit X (on the Xbox 360), challenges are displayed. What determines which challenges are shown using this interface, and is it different ...
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Why are there 2 bars when looking at a weapon's stats?

When you choose a weapon when customizing a class, why are there 2 bars (a white bar and blue bar) for each weapon statistic?
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What do you lose when you enter prestige mode in MW3?

When you prestige in Modern Warfare 3, do you lose access to your weapon level unlocks (such as the proficiencies, reticle changes, etc.)? Is there a comprehensive list of what you lose and what you ...
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How much faster is advanced UAV frequency compared to regular UAV?

It is said that the Advanced UAV pointstreak is similar to the regular UAV but it shows players on the map and the direction with an increased frequency. In other words, it shows their position more ...
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Does Modern Warfare 3 use dedicated servers on the PC?

Does the multiplayer mode of the PC version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 use dedicated servers? As an extra, is there a site that lists all the MW3 server providers approved by Activision for ...
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Modern Warfare 3: Weapon Damage Charts

As a man who plays a lot with numbers, I have often found unbelievable use out of call of duty weapon charts such as this one: ...
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What are the differences between the different ports of MW3?

First off let me say this question is being asked with the assumption that computer specs meet all the recommended specs for the game. When I had purchased Black Ops from Steam for PC my computer ...
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How much protection does a ballistic vest offer?

Ballistic vest is a new kill streak in Modern Warfare 3, and I was curious how much protection it actually provides. Is it enough that you can survive sniper headshots? Or is more along the lines of ...
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Does MW3 support cross-platform multiplayer?

Does MW3 allow PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 users to play together? How does the matchmaking work? Is it more like in Valve games, where users just select their servers, or more like console matchmaking, ...
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What is the Mother of All Bombs or MOAB killstreak reward?

I've seen a couple of online rumors about a killstreak or strike package reward when you get 25 consecutive kills that is similar to the tactical nuke from previous Modern Warfare games. Allegedly it ...
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Prestige transferring from Modern Warfare 1 & 2?

One of my friends told me that you get special unlocks in Modern Warfare 3 if you went prestige in the first two. Is this true? If so what sort of unlocks are we talking about?
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Where can I find gun stats?

Where can I find a good breakdown online of the various guns offered in Modern Warfare 3?
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Why so many SMGs?

After a couple hours of playing, I've noticed a trend in Modern Warfare 3 (that I've seen throughout the Call of Duty series as well). While watching the deathcam, I've seen a large majority of ...
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Does MW3 have LAN support?

It is almost too much to ask these days, but it is an important factor because I like to play with friends without connection troubles and zero lag. Is it going to be possible to play Modern Warfare ...
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What anti-cheat protection does MW3 have?

After MW2's disappointing cheat protection, or rather lack thereof, I am wondering, if there are any effective counter-measures against cheaters in MW3. Is it server-based, that is — with you ...
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What is new in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3?

There have been quite some Call of Duty games, so I'm wondering if a Modern Warfare 3 actually comes with some refreshing features that make it worth more than Modern Warfare 2. What new features ...