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How to Unlock M16 in Modern Warfare 2

In Modern Warfare 2, some weapons are unlocked by default while others can be unlocked by completing a challenge.

For example, you might need a specific number of eliminations to unlock a specific weapon.

Weapons can also be unlocked by reaching certain ranks.

For example, when you reach rank 5, you’ll unlock the PDSW 528.

Unlocking every weapon in the game should be a priority because it provides you with flexibility.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to unlock the M16, an assault rifle in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II (MW2).

What is the M16 in MW2?

The M16 in MW2 is an assault rifle.

Here’s its description, “Tuned for mid to long-range engagements, the M16 features a 3-round burst rifle that has increased range and stability”.

It has 30 rounds and a reserve of 60.

It’s well-balanced because of its damage, fire rate, range, etc.

How to unlock M16 in Modern Warfare 2

To unlock the M16 in Modern Warfare 2, you level up the M4 and 556 Icarus to level 18 and level 13 respectively.

After you’ve leveled up the 556 Icarus to level 13, you’ll unlock the M16.

The decoy grenade is a counter-intel grenade that simulates gunfire, movement, and radar signatures to confuse the enemy.

Here is the full process to unlock it:

  1. Level up the M4 to level 18 to get the 556 Icarus.
  2. Level up the 556 Icarus to level 13 to get the M16.

The M4 is unlocked by default at the start of the game.

Leveling up the M4 to level 18 is needed to unlock the 556 Icarus.

Lastly, leveling up the 556 Icarus to level 13 is needed to unlock the M16.

Further reading

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