Modern Warfare 3 is full of nods to the original Modern Warfare 2, including the ability to equip classic hitmaker sounds from 2009. Here’s how to get MW2 hitmarkers in Modern Warfare 3.
After months of build-up and hype, Modern Warfare 3 has finally arrived for Vault Edition owners. Those who bought the Vault Edition of the game can drop into the campaign through early access, ahead of the full launch on November 10.
Modern Warfare 3 brings back plenty of elements from the original MW2, including the villain Makarov and all 16 classic multiplayer maps. If you want even more nostalgia while playing, you can even swap to the sound effects from the 2009 game.
So, here’s how to turn on Modern Warfare 2 hitmaker effects in Modern Warfare 3.
How to turn on MW2 2009 hitmarker sound in MW3
Classic hitmarker sounds can be enabled from the Audio Settings tab in Modern Warfare 3. If you’re struggling to find it, check out a step-by-step guide below:
- Load into the Modern Warfare 3 main menu.
- Select the menu in the top right corner.
- Scroll over to the Settings menu.
- Click Audio.
- Go down to the Audio Advanced Settings section.
- Select Marker Sound Effects.
- Choose ‘Classic’ from the dropdown menu.
Modern Warfare 3 brings back plenty of features from 2009.
With this setting enabled, every landed shot will be met with the iconic hitmaker sound from Modern Warfare 2 (2009), which many fans will no doubt remember. The effect can be reverted back to the newer sound or turned off entirely at any time.
It’s worth noting that the hitmarker sound effects only appear in multiplayer, so you won’t be able to hear them while rattling through the campaign. Either way, this is still a nice nod to the original that many fans will appreciate.