How to fix: MW2 screen flickering and tearing on console and PC

What is the Modern Warfare 2 screen flickering and tearing on console and PC ?

Modern Warfare 2 flickering and screen tearing causes a lot of unnecessary distractions in an FPS game where you are always on your toes and getting killed for a systemic problem can be frustrating. .

MW2 screen flickering and tearing on console : How to fix ?

You can solve the problem by reducing the frame rate in the game from 120hz to 60hz. If your TV doesn’t support 120hz output, but the console is trying to play the game at 120fps, that could cause picture problems to appear.

MW2 screen flickering and tearing on PC : How to fix ?

To fix this problem on PC, you just need to enable VSYNC, if you are using Nvidia GPU, or Wait for vertical refresh, if you are using AMD GPU.

To enable VSYNC:

  • Right-click on your desktop and go to 3D Settings.
  • Next, Go to Manage 3D settings and change Vertical sync to On.

To enable Wait for Vertical Refresh:

  • Right-click on your desktop and go to AMD Radeon Settings.
  • Change Wait for Vertical Refresh to Always on.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 wiki :

Developer(s)Infinity Ward
Beenox (Remastered)
Publisher(s)Activision
Director(s)Jason West
Producer(s)Mark Rubin
Designer(s)
  • Todd Alderman
  • Steve Fukuda
  • Mackey McCandlish
  • Zied Rieke
Artist(s)Richard Kriegler
Writer(s)Jesse Stern
Composer(s)Hans Zimmer
Lorne Balfe
SeriesCall of Duty
EngineIW 4.0
Platform(s)
  • Microsoft Windows
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360
  • macOS
  • PlayStation 4
  • Xbox One
ReleaseMicrosoft WindowsPlayStation 3Xbox 360 

  • WW: November 10, 2009

macOS

  • WW: May 20, 2014

Campaign Remastered
PlayStation 4

  • WW: March 30, 2020

Xbox OneMicrosoft Windows

  • WW: April 30, 2020
Genre(s)First-person shooter
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer