post type:


How To Unlock Calling Cards MW2

Talal Musa Updated on by

Calling cards are back in Modern Warfare 2. They are stylized backgrounds that appear on a player’s nameplate when that players name is shown in the game.

NOW READ: Best Aim Assist Settings in MW2

They’re hard to unlock. But there’s no better way to show off your hard-earned skill and work than with a Modern Warfare 2 calling card.

BUY NOW: Get the Modern Warfare 2 Vault Edition on Xbox at Green Man Gaming

They can be earned in a variety of ways in MW2, which we go into here.

How To Unlock Calling Cards In Modern Warfare 2

Calling Cards Make A Return

There are number of Calling Cards that can be unlocked in the MW2 campaign. Just by finishing the following levels, you’ll be able to nab these cards.


Here’s how to get the Campaign calling cards:

  • Soap’s Determination: Complete Strike (any difficulty)
  • Chainlinked Complete: Borderline (any difficulty)
  • Gaz Complete: Recon By Fire (any difficulty)
  • Shadows Company Ops: Complete Alone (any difficulty)


Here’s how to get the MW2 calling cards from Twitch:

  1. First off, you’ll want to create an Amazon Prime gaming account, and a Twitch account if you don’t already have one of these.
  2. You’ll also need an Activision/Call of Duty account – so create this too.
  3. Then it’s time to link them together – first the Amazon Prime Gaming and Twitch, which you can do here.
  4. Now you need to link up your Twitch and Call of Duty accounts – which you can do here.
  5. Now you just have to watch any stream with a Modern Warfare 2 Twitch Drop for 30 minutes.

Consider it a reward for spectating some of the beautifully-designed maps.

Mastery Calling Cards

Here’s how to unlock the Mastery MW2 calling cards. These will be the toughest to get as they require plenty of gameplay.

  • Gold – get 100 kills with Gold Camo equipped
  • Platinum – get 200 kills with Platinum Camo equipped
  • Polyatomic – get 300 kills with the Polyatomic Camo equipped
  • Orion – get 400 kills with the Orion Camo equipped.

READ MORE: When is the next Double XP Weekend in MW2?

How To Equip Your Calling Cards

Call of Duty MW2 Blueprints
Curtesy of Call of Duty MW2

The cards won’t equip themselves; most players will forget to do this at all since it’s a cosmetic apart from the weaponry loadouts.

Firstly, you’ll want to press your Menu button to access the player menu. Then head to the Social tab, and the Showcase section. Under here are your Showcase Calling Cards. You can set up to three here to show off to others.


READ NOW: Every Map on MW2 since launch

MW2 Calling Cards FAQ

Are there no calling cards in MW2?

Fortunately, there is calling cards in MW2 – you need to head over to your social section in the game to customise them.

How do you get calling cards in MW2?

Completing challenges in the game allows you to unlock more, you can also buy new ones in the store included in the store. Battle Pass also provide free calling cards once bought.

 Videogamer.com is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API / Last updated on 2023-02-03