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How to get Gold, Platinum, Damascus & Obsidian skins in Modern Warfare & Warzone

With the projected longevity of Warzone, there is still plenty of reason to get Gold, Platinum, Damascus & Obsidian camos, here’s how.

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Despite how long Modern Warfare and Warzone have been available, new players are finding their way to Call of Duty all the time. So here’s a full guide on how to unlock Gold, Platinum, Damascus & Obsidian weapon camos.

A really nice camo can alleviate some of the inevitable frustration and stress that comes with playing a Call of Duty game. When your gun is sparkling and sporting a raw, shiny finish, it can remind you of the hard work that secured the stunning design.

Whether you’re a long-time player or new to Modern Warfare or Warzone, it’s never too late to chase these very rare camos.

How to unlock Gold Camo in Modern Warfare and Warzone

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The easiest of the camos is the good ol’ Gold camo that has been around since the dawn of time in Call of Duty. Even getting this one will eat up a lot of your time.

To get Gold camo, you will need to unlock all 100 camos for every base weapon from Modern Warfare. Each weapon has 10 separate categories with 10 further challenges tucked away inside them.

How to unlock Platinum Camo in Modern Warfare and Warzone

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If you thought Gold was strenuous enough, then the fun has just gotten started. Getting Gold is a paltry task in comparison to achieving Platinum.

To get Platinum camo, you will need to unlock gold for all weapons in one category e.g Assault Rifles, SMGs, etc. Meaning you will need to complete all 100 camo challenges for several weapons in the same class.

How to unlock Damascus Camo in Modern Warfare and Warzone

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Think you’ve climbed to the top of the mountain? Well, we’re sad to report that you’re not done yet as there’s still one more giant step to take – Damascus.

To get Damascus camo, you will need to unlock every camo for every base Modern Warfare weapon. This means every challenge, for every gun, in every category. It’s a huge undertaking that will take many, many hours to successfully achieve.

Modern Warfare is still quite populated despite Black Ops Cold War and Warzone, so we’d recommend unlocking all the challenges on it to speed up the process.

How to unlock Obsidian Camo in Modern Warfare and Warzone

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We thought we would end on an easier one as even though the Obsidian camo is still quite grindy, it doesn’t compare to the effort required to acquire Damascus.

To get Obsidian camo, you will need to kill 15 enemies in a match 200 times. Even the average Call of Duty player can accomplish this feat in a longer game mode such as Kill Confirmed or Headquarters. If you only have access to Warzone, then modes like Rebirth Resurgence and Plunder will do the trick too.

As we approach Season 3 Reloaded, and eventually Season 4, there is still plenty of time and lots of CoD to enjoy to boast these camos.

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NICKMERCS explains why he believes Modern Warfare is overrated

Top Twitch streamer NICKMERCS has explained why he believes Call of Duty players think Modern Warfare 2019 is better than it is.

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Even though Modern Warfare 2 is almost here, 2019’s Modern Warfare still has an incredibly active player base. However, top streamer Nick ‘NICKMERCS’ Kolcheff has explained why Modern Warfare 2019 might not be as good as you think.

Modern Warfare 2019 was the beginning of the Call of Duty franchise as we know it today — for better or worse, depending on who you ask. It brought doors to multiplayer, the Battle Pass, Gunsmith, Warzone, and the live-service seasonal content.

Modern Warfare 2 arrives October 28, bringing new weapons, Warzone 2, and an overhauled Gunsmith. But, top streamer NICKMERCS looked back on Modern Warfare 2019 and explained why he doesn’t believe it’s as good as you think.

“I mean this when I say this, they have not put out a good Call of Duty in years. It has been f***ing years,” claimed NICKMERCS, believing that Warzone has saved CoD. “It really did since Black Ops 3. Black Ops 3 was the last incredible Call of Duty.”

“Modern Warfare was not good. That MW game was f***ing cap… it was okay,” he continued, giving his theory on why players look back on Modern Warfare 2019 so fondly.

“You know what it was? It’s like when you eat a bad meal four or five times and then you have a good meal, so you think it’s great. It was the fact that it’s surrounded by terrible Call of Dutys.”

“You have like two or three back-to-back-to-back really bad Call of Dutys then MW,” elaborated Nick. “MW was like a decent Call of Duty, it wasn’t trash, right? Then after that, you had another two or three bad Call of Dutys.”

With Modern Warfare being the only Call of Duty game that wasn’t “trash” in recent years, Nick believes that it’s considered to be a lot better than it actually is.

He’s hopeful for Modern Warfare 2 though, saying that if the rumors of it bringing weapons and maps from the original MW2 are true, then they “can’t f**k it up.”

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Modern Warfare players furious as new update makes graphics even worse

Issues with Modern Warfare’s graphics are leaving players furious as they look to enjoy the game ahead of MW2.

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With Modern Warfare 2 on the horizon, players have gone back to experience everything Modern Warfare has to offer, but graphics issues are resulting in a frustrating ordeal.

Both Cold War and Vanguard arrived after 2019’s Modern Warfare, yet players continue to enjoy the Infinity Ward-developed Call of Duty title. The game is beloved by fans of the franchise and many are flocking back to Modern Warfare ahead of Modern Warfare 2‘s October 28 release date.

Unfortunately, the quality of the game has taken a major dip with recent updates practically breaking Modern Warfare’s graphics. Not only are players furious with the storage demands of these recent updates, but they’re not pleased with the visual issues that have appeared.

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In case you missed it, Modern Warfare 2 will be the Infinity Ward-developed direct sequel to 2019’s Modern Warfare. In an attempt to get a taste of what’s ahead, players have returned to Modern Warfare as the style of play and feel will be similar to Modern Warfare 2.

Previously, issues have been plaguing PlayStation 5 players as the game was rendered unplayable. Fans of the game called out the lack of dev support for the title. Although it’s only natural that the devs focus on delivering a polished Modern Warfare 2 experience, players are disappointed with the current state of Modern Warfare.

Players were shocked by the continued updates for the game that came with a massive download size. In addition, it seems the graphic issues that have appeared as a result of the updates are having a negative impact on players’ perception of MW2: “This just made me not want to purchase mw2.”

Some players questioned if the game was beyond repair at this point with comments like, “this looks like things just got deleted to me, unplayable,” and “another update that further destabilizes the matrix.”

While it is understandable that the devs prioritize the new title, one player suggests that these issues could lead to the poor perception of MW2: “I gotta say, this event is giving a more negative feedback response from the community.”

It’s unfortunate that CoD fans are unable to enjoy the game to build hype for MW2. With the devs focused on the new title, most players agreed that the state of Modern Warfare would not improve, but we’ll keep you posted if it does.


For more, check out the one rumored feature that CoD players would be thrilled to discover in Modern Warfare 2.

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Modern Warfare players slam state of “unplayable” game on PS5

Modern Warfare players have hit out at the condition of the game on PS5, after visual issues have left the game “unplayable.”

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Modern Warfare players have hit out at the current condition of the game on PS5, after visual issues and glitches have left the 2019 CoD title “unplayable.”

Despite being nearly three years old, 2019’s Modern Warfare has still retained a healthy player count. With Vanguard failing to make a big impact with the community, those looking for an alternative to Warzone have flocked back to Infinity Ward’s last release.

However, since Modern Warfare is no longer the main focus of the devs, who are gearing up for Modern Warfare 2 later in 2022, fans have been growing frustrated with the condition the game is in.

A number of bugs and glitches have cropped up, and the game appears to be completely broken on PlayStation 5.

Reddit user BchLasagna uploaded a clip on August 7 simply titled: “The state of Modern Warfare on PS5.” It showed the beginning of a Ground War match on Krovnik Farmland, but the map was unrecognizable due to severe visual issues.

Textures on many of the map’s key features had failed to load in, leaving the game looking like a mess. The ground had no grass or detail on it, while trees were replaced with floating blobs of green and brown.

The Redditor added that it “stayed like this the entire game,” ruining the match for everyone in the lobby.

Other players on PS5 have reported similar issues, while some claimed it was actually affecting gameplay. “It’s not even just a visual issue, you sink into the ground and can’t see anything. Makes it unplayable basically,” said Ram5673.

Meanwhile, many replies called out the devs for allowing Modern Warfare to reach this state, especially since the game worked fine when it was the current CoD release. “This game has been crapped all over by the devs. It comes very low on their priorities,” replied Zimifrein.

It’s no surprise that with Modern Warfare 2 set to drop very soon, Infinity Ward’s focus is mostly on the sequel. However, the players that still enjoy Modern Warfare regularly will be hoping to see the problems on PS5 solved sooner rather than later.


For more on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, check out how to fix error 5476 and which packs you need to download for its multiplayer.

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