Your conclusion on the CoD Modern Warfare 2 beta is clear enough

The GameStar Community Has Voted: What Do Our Readers Think Of The Recent Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Open Beta? With our poll, we want to capture the mood, highlight positive views and also make criticisms recognizable.

With exactly 2,015 votes, the attendance is decent. And the results show a clear positive trend. 45% of respondents found the beta version of CoD MW 2 Very good. So while the vast majority seem satisfied, the other half falters fantastic And catastrophe.

The result of the survey

We come to the final result of our vote. You can see all grades here:

So agree GameStar readers

  • Discreetly: 45 percent (901 votes) were more or less satisfied.
  • It’s going fine: 20 percent (407 votes) thought it was fine.
  • Fantastic: 16 percent (329 votes) were completely happy.
  • Not so good: 10 percent (192 votes) were quite dissatisfied.
  • catastrophe: 9 percent (186 votes) are completely dissatisfied.

Our author Sascha Penzhorn also analyzed the beta version. Why the testing phase leaves him skeptical is best explained to you in its inimitable way:

Beta conclusion: anticipation turns into skepticism


Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Beta conclusion: anticipation turns into skepticism

This is what GameStar readers are saying about the MW2 beta

In addition to the raw numbers, we also wanted to read your views in text form. Here an ambivalent picture emerges. For community member CakeDeluxe, the beta was a complete disaster due to the game’s design:

More technical problems than I’ve ever encountered during a CoD beta, horrible interface, winning campers – for me it has little to do with tactics, bad balance, […] loveless maps, you have to play against robots in some modes.

There are also counter-opinions directed at this. For example, Realchicken replies:

For me, the beta maps are hugely successful. It reminds me a bit of Counter-Strike in 6vs6 modes. Not too open, quite opaque and perfect also in size. Previously I had something to complain about in the maps of every CoD or every beta, not here.

You can get an overview of all multiplayer shooter maps here:

All multiplayer maps at a glance


CoD Modern Warfare 2

All multiplayer maps at a glance

Captain Cola sits somewhere in the middle, criticizes the similarity to the series’ predecessor, and is happy with CoD Modern Warfare 2’s expected longer support:

I thought it was ok, but unfortunately it doesn’t really look any better than Modern Warfare [von 2019]. It felt faster to me, which is pretty bad for me.
Of course, it is good that it will be supported for two years. I still play the last three parts from time to time, but of course with new maps etc. it is more and more interesting.

Sgt. DC gives an overall positive impression and refers to Ground War mode, which is good for him as an alternative to Battlefield 2042:

I liked Ground War the most, but I’m also a Battlefield veteran. After 2042 was very disappointing, I’m in a good mood here.

7 minutes of battlefield thrills in CoD Modern Warfare 2: This is how Ground War is played!


7 minutes of battlefield thrills in CoD Modern Warfare 2: This is how Ground War is played!

Check out the Ground War gameplay in our video above.

Is your opinion missing or do you want to add something? Let us know what (you didn’t like) about the Call of Duty MW 2 beta in the comments!

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