If you’re a fan of CoD (or any other shooter for that matter), the odds are you’re also a fan of the M4. It’s the weapon of choice for most players, thanks to its versatility and the number of attachments available for it.


If you’re just getting started on the Modern Warfare 2 remake, you’re probably getting well acquainted with the M4 already. However, there’s a chance you’re not getting the most out of it.

What we plan to do here is give you all the information you need to make the popular assault rifle in the series your best friend in MW2. From its perks to its available attachments, keep reading to get the most out of the M4.

Luckily, you don’t need to unlock the rifle because it’s the first weapon available in the assault rifle’s progression tree. So, we can dive right in. Before we do, however, we should flag that these are just our recommendations, and if other attachments and perks feel better to you, ignore us and go with your gut!

Best MW2 M4 loadout: Our setup tips

M4 Loadout

  • Optic: Cronen Mini Red Dot
  • Stock: Demo Fade Pro Stock
  • Rear Grip: XTEN Grip
  • Muzzle: Forge-Tac Castle Comp
  • Barrel: Tempus Hightower 20" Barrel

M4 Class and Perks

  • Basic Perk 1: Tracker
  • Basic Perk 2: Scavenger
  • Bonus Perk: Fast Hands
  • Ultimate Perk: Ghost
  • Secondary: Expedite 12
  • Tactical: Snapshot Grenade
  • Lethal: Proximity Mine
  • Field Upgrade: Munitions Box

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