Are you ready to take your CoD Modern Warfare 2 gameplay to the next level? Unlocking mastery camos showcase your dedication to mastering a gun and strikes fear into the hearts of your enemies.

If you have managed to unlock Gold camo already, I imagine you won’t stop there. Afer all, Platinum camo is an ever greater symbol of dedication and skill.

So, are you ready to join the elite ranks of players who have achieved this coveted camo? Let’s dive in and learn how to unlock Platinum camo in CoD Modern Warfare 2.

How to Unlock Platinum Camo in MW2

Platinum Challenge

To unlock platinum camo, you must first unlock gold camo for all the other weapons of the same class.

In other words, if you want to equip your M4 with platinum camo, you must unlock gold camo for all assault rifles. Once that’s done, you have to complete the platinum challenge of your weapon.

WeaponPlatinum Challenge
Assault Rifles25 longshot kills
SMGs15 longshot kills
Battle Rifles25 longshot kills
Snipers25 longshot kills
Shotguns20 longshot kills
Pistols15 longshot kills
Melee10 double kills
Riot Shield10 double kills
LaunchersDestroy 25 enemy killstreaks, equipment or vehicles

* As for the Launcher challenge, seems that the number might change depending on the launcher used. Also, if you are unsure of equipment means in this context, it means mines, radars, and other things that players can drop on the map.

It is much harder to unlock platinum camo because of the time you will have to invest and the number of weapons you will have to use. The process is long, and there will be a lot of grinding. You can’t escape it.

Once you’ve completed all the base challenges and unlocked all gold camos of a class, then it’s time to dedicate yourself to unlocking platinum.

Also, if you have double XP tokens, you might be able to use them in order to speed up the process. They can help you max a weapon’s level so you can access better attachments earlier.

For instance, if you want to unlock platinum camo for the M4, you will have to get 25 longshot kills with your Assault Rifle.

The challenge will change for all Assault Rifles, so if you want to unlock the Platinum challenge for the Kastov, you will also have to get 25 longshot kills with that weapon.

That said, since you will have gold unlocked for all the other assault rifles, you can go straight to the platinum camo challenge with all these weapons. This also makes the next mastery camo much easier to unlock.

Tips and Tricks to Getting Platinum Camo


As you will have to unlock gold camo for a lot of guns, first make sure to check our guide on that for tips and tricks.

That said, once you unlock the platinum camo challenge, things start to get a little tricky.

Make sure you create a loadout just for this challenge. You will want an ammo crate and attachments that grant you more stability, bullet velocity, and damage at a distance.

Once your gun is ready to fire people from far, far away, play Invasion maps. These tend to be the best maps to get kills from afar. 

Don’t try to play like you usually do if you want to speed up the process. Just go to the top of a building or a good hiding spot with a large, open area, camp there, and shoot everyone you see near the horizon. 

Doing so will make sure that you earn platinum camo a bit faster than you would by organically trying to get those longshot kills.

The Next Mastery Camo


As you might have imagined, unlocking platinum is required for you to get the next two mastery camos available in Modern Warfare 2.

Once you complete all the platinum camo challenges for a single class of weapons, you will unlock the polyatomic camo challenges for that same class.

In other words, having platinum camo for all assault rifles lets you access the polyatomic camo challenges for assault rifles. Check our article for more information on the polyatomic challenges and how to complete them.