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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Call of Duty MW3 Start champaign [closed]

in COD MW3 the screen freezes when I want to start champaign.why is this happening! I cleaned the disk but still didn't work,but my other COD's work.
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Does playing with a bad guest player damage my stats in MW3?

If I have a friend join in for co-op muliplayer online splitscreen in Modern Warfare 3, and he does badly (as the second player, not the first) does his bad game effect MY stats?
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How can I force Steam to install Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 from disk, NOT from web?

I purchased Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 as a retail disk, and when I install it from disk, Steam is attempting to download the complete game from the internet. I've 512 kbits/s (64 kBps) network, ...
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How long does a sentry gun last in Spec Ops: Survival?

I've been experimenting with Survival mode in Modern Warfare 3 Spec Ops, but I haven't quite unlocked everything yet. One thing that seems like it should be super useful is the sentry gun. There ...
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Is there any way to reset your stats without losing prestige/ level/ etc.?

I know that there is a "Reset All Stats" button, but I don't want to be all the way back at level one after getting tenth prestige. When I started playing MW3, I hadn't played CoD in forever, and I ...
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How do I shoot while carrying a riot shield?

While in survival mode, is there a way to shoot while protecting myself using the riot shield? Or should the player switch between the weapon and the shield every time?
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How can I counter experienced run and gun opponents in MW3?

If I'm not one of those players sprinting everywhere, how can I be effective if my play is a bit slower paced? Is there any chance of competing against high-speed play (particularly with respect to ...
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Modern Warfare 3 Private Match with more than 9 players

I was trying to play a private match with my clan, but we could not get more than 9 players in the match at once because the Xbox Live lobby would only allow 9 players. Then we were not able to add ...
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MW3 rank emblems under name

I've played MW1, WAW, MW2, BO and all my rank is in correspondence with the rank that I was in when I last played them. I played MW2 not so long ago and it changed accordingly. But last night and this ...
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How many GB do Black Ops 2 and MW3 take up?

How much space does it take for Black Ops 2 on PS3? and How much does Modern Warfare 3 take up? i do not own any of these games.
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Is there any way to hide the juggernaut's location on a map?

In Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, there are times when someone gets a juggernaut delivered to them (by getting it as a kill streak reward). But when someone has it on, you can see their location as a ...
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Is there any way to read past intels?

In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Intel shows up before a match starts or whenever anything starts. I want to know if there is a way to reread any of that, or do I need to wait until it shows up ...
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Are there benefits of a clan tag?

I see a lot of people with clan tags online. So, are there any benefits of having one, beside having a clan?
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How do I get the ghillie suit?

Sometimes while I play Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 online, I see people with a ghillie suit to help them blend in to their surroundings. How do I get that costume?
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Is level 80 the max level?

In Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, I see people with level 80. I never see anyone passed 80, so is 80 the highest rank that you can obtain?
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COD:MW3 Exploding Cash In Online

So, I've been playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 on my PS3 for a while now and it's really starting to get on my nerves that every time someone gets killed on multiplayer they explode money ...
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Is it a buzzkill when killing an enemy with specialist hardline?

So all of you know that a buzzkill is when you kill someone 1 kill of their next killstreak. So would that mean that killing somebody with 0 kills running specialist hardline would make it a buzzkill? ...
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How do you take down a Juggernaut?

In my time of playing the multiplayer, I've noticed the Juggernaut kill streak makes someone nearly invincible, especially if two people do it at the same time. Now my question is what is the best way ...
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Why teammates appears differently in mini-maps?

I played infected for the first time today. I wasn't sure how the game should be played, I gave a particular attention on minimap. I saw at least one "doubled" green triangles (teammate). I thought ...
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Are the waves on survival completely endless?

I'm wondering if there is a limit to the number of waves in MW3's survival mode. I found this spot in terminal where if you sit cozily, you cant be shot at but you can shoot everyone else. After about ...
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How should strategy for Spec Ops Survival mode differ from normal Multiplayer?

Engaging enemies in Survival Mode is certainly different from those you'd find playing against humans. What tactics work well for Survival Mode which may not otherwise work well in multiplayer?
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Does C4 damage stack?

Although not really an issue in Multiplayer, I've found in survival mode that using multiple C4 blocks at once doesn't seem to do as much damage as individual C4 attacks. For example - a Juggernaut. ...
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When I use a Prestige Token to Unlock Gear, what happens?

Modern Warfare 3 introduced the concept of the "Prestige Token," and one of its uses is to "Unlock Gear." I'm trying to decide if I want to invest any of my tokens in this category. Can someone ...
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How can I change the team names in Modern Warfare 3?

On one server, I noticed that it had changed the team names from "Spetsnaz" and "PMC" to "Russians" and "Americans". How can I do something similar?
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What's the best, fastest way to rank up in Modern Warfare 3? Depth or breadth?

Put very simply, is it more effective to focus on a broad set of challenges or perform several challenges in the same category? For example, should I try to complete challenges with all the assault ...
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Game progress far below 100% after beating the game?

While playing Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, I killed Makrov, the game ended and I watched the credits. Yet my progress bar still shows only 50% of the tasks finished. How can I get the missing ...
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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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Does everyone needs the content packs to play together?

I want to play together with a friend of mine. However, we don't have the content packs. Can we play on the new DLC maps and missions if only one of us buys the packs? (i.e. the host) Or we both have ...
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Viable strategy to complete “The Surgical”, “Dictator”, and “Mach 5” challenges

All of these challenges involve shooting an entire clip into enemies without missing or reloading. I have done the similar "Perfectionist" with the sniper rifles, but that seemed so much easier with ...
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What are the differences in gameplay between Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3? [closed]

I'm not asking for an opinion of which is better, but rather, what are the ACTUAL differences between the two games gameplay? they are very similar, how do they differ? Does one have killstreaks and ...
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How can I become a better CoD player?

I've been playing CoD games on my Xbox for a few years now, and I feel like I've hit a plateau. At first I got shot up so quickly it made my head spin, and I'd easily die 20 times a round and perhaps ...
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How do I find out how many FPS I am getting in a game?

Is there any way to find out how many FPS I am getting in a game? For instance, is there any free software or mods I can download that will tell me this? I am playing MW3, but it could be general ...
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Which characters are allowed in your name?

When I changed my name on Steam, I noticed that some characters are not supported and will display in game but are not allowed to have as a name in Steam. So my questions is: which characters are you ...
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Do kick and grip stack?

The first weapon proficiency you unlock is "kick", and for some weapons one of the first weapon attachments is "grip". Both reduce recoil, but I've often wondered if one reduces more than the other, ...
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Possible to access custom classes greater than 5 in split-screen?

I played MW3 last night and used the split-screen feature to let my girlfriend play also. I noticed on very big problem though. I spent 2 prestige tokens(yes, already!) on extra custom classes, so I ...
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Is it possible to set up MW3 to run fullscreen on the secondary monitor?

In BF3 I can choose which monitor to use for fullscreen gaming. Since my secondary monitor is my plasma TV, this is a great feature. MW3 instead offers video modes for the primary screen only, so ...
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MW3 keeps freezing in an online game

My MW3 keeps freezing in the middle of an online game. The disc is perfect and my internet connection is good, anyone know what is happening?
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I'm unable to specify which Steam library I want to install MW3 to

I've got an SSD and HDD in my computer. I don't want to install programs where loading time isn't a big issue onto my SSD so I have a Steam library on the HDD but Steam installed on my SSD. When I ...
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How to be a good sniper?

I recently bought Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and with my most loved classes I end up having a K:D ratio of 2:1 or 3:1 almost every game. But when it comes to playing as a sniper I just get to 1:1 ...
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Does MW3 let more than one person play over LAN with one copy of the disc?

I want to play over LAN with my family and friends without needing to buy more than one copy of the disc to play. This will be for the PC version as it will be on various PC's in the same house. ...
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Modern warfare 3 multiplayer xbox360 and ps3 same servers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does MW3 support cross-platform multiplayer? Lets say my friend has a ps3 and I have an xbox360, will we be able to play modern warfare 3against each other in ...
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Is it best to stick together or spread out in MW3 team deathmatch?

This question regards to which method is more effective in winning matches, not necessarily gaining experience or proficiency. Usually, my first instinct tells me that I should always stay close to my ...
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What triggers the “Juiced” effect?

Just started playing MW3 multiplayer, and I noticed that sometimes I received a buff called Juiced upon respawn. This buff increased my speed momentarily (presumably so I could get back in the fight), ...
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Is my internet connection too slow for online games?

When playing Modern Warfare 3 (PS3), it seems like I'm killed by a single bullet constantly. When I watch the kill cam, it looks like the other player shot me 4-5 times. Is my internet connection ...
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Does matchmaking discriminate based on geographical region?

I live in Montréal, Canada and I'm a native French speaker. In MW3, it seems that I met a lot of French speaker coming from the same geographical region. Is the matchmaking random and I only got ...
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No online survival mode games for MW3?

When I try and Find Match on Modern Warfare 3 Survival Mode, it keeps searching but never finds anyone. Has anyone else experienced this? Why is this?
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I can't find any multiplayer games for Modern Warfare 3 on Xbox 360

I completed the campaign in MW3 and it was an awesome experience. Then I head to multiplayer and looked into games that I can play. But unfortunately there are no games to play. The search says "no ...
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How is the end of round bonus calculated?

I've found several very contradictory explanations / formulas how the end of match bonus in MW3 multiplayer is calculated. I would be very grateful if someone could shed some light on this subject. ...
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Showing custom messages to players joining my server

I have seen many times when joining a server, a message is shown to me like this: console: Welcome <user name>, say hi. Please visit abc.com How can I do the same thing for my server? It ...
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How do I use the Undermounted Shotgun attachment for assault rifles?

In call of duty: modern warfare 3 (PC version) when playing multiplayer. You can select at weapon level 20 the shotgun attachment for the assault rifle. How do you fire it? Does it happen ...