Best .50 GS Loadout: Modern Warfare 2 & Warzone 2 Season 6

The .50 GS is currently a B-Tier weapon in the MW3 meta and a D-Tier weapon in the WZ2 meta. We breakdown the best .50 GS loadouts and builds, how to unlock the .50 GS, and how to complete .50 GS camo challenges.

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The .50 GS is a hundgun and was released with the launch of MW2 on October 28th, 2022. It may also be used in Warzone 2 and weapon progress will carry over into MW3.

.50 GS Key Takeaways

  • The .50 GS is currently a B-Tier option in the MW3 meta and a D-Tier option in the Warzone 2 meta
  • The current best loadout attachments for the .50 GS in MW3 are: SA Longshot-50, GS .50 Wood Grain, SA Hare Trigger, FJX DIOD-70, and 10 Round Mag
  • The current best loadout attachments for the .50 GS in Warzone 2 are: Matuzek Crown, Cronen Mini Pro, SA Longshot-50, EXF Resistance Grip, and 10 Round Mag

For a meta AR loadout check out the Kastov 762.

Best .50 GS Loadout MW3

  • Barrel: SA Longshot-50
  • Rear Grip: GS .50 Wood Grain
  • Trigger Action: SA Hare Trigger
  • Laser: FJX DIOD-70
  • Magazine: 10 Round Mag

Best .50 GS Loadout Warzone

  • Muzzle: Matuzek Crown
    • ⇕: +0.26
    • ⇔: +0.17
  • Optic: Cronen Mini Pro
    • ⇕: -2.12
    • ⇔: -1.62
  • Barrel: SA Longshot-50
    • ⇕: +0.50
    • ⇔: +0.34
  • Rear Grip: EXF Resistance Grip
    • ⇕: +0.58
    • ⇔: +0.20
  • Magazine: 10 Round Mag

Best GS Magna Loadout MW2

  • Rear Grip: GS .50 Wood Grain
  • Underbarrel: Bruen Warrior Grip
  • Muzzle: Matuzek Crown
  • Barrel: SA Tyrant Fifty
  • Magazine: 13 Round Mag

Weapon tuning was removed from Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer upon the release of MW3.

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How to Unlock the .50 GS

The .50 GS will be unlocked upon reaching level 13 in military ranks.

.50 GS Camo Challenges

CamoChallengeUnlock Level
BladesGet 40 kills with the .50 GS2
FoliageGet 5 double kills with the .50 GS8
LeopardGet 15 kills while mounted with the .50 GS13
8-Bit StaticGet 40 kills with the Akimbo attachment equipped with the .50 GS19
GoldGet 3 kills without dying 5 times with the .50 GSComplete all base camo challenges
PlatinumGet 15 longshot kills with the .50 GSComplete 5 Gold camo challenges with pistols
PolyatomicGet 20 headshot kills with the .50 GSComplete 51 Platinum camo challenges
OrionN/AComplete 51 Polyatomic camo challenges

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