Killstreaks are a powerful tool that can turn the tide of battle in Modern Warfare 3, but some players may be confused about how to use them.
Killstreaks have been a mainstay in the Call of Duty series since the original Modern Warfare back in 2007. Each game includes a range of Killstreaks that players can use against their opponents either offensively or defensively. Fortunately, Modern Warfare 3 features this iconic mechanic, and below we explain how to use them.
How to Use Killstreaks in Modern Warfare 3
To use a Killstreak in Modern Warfare 3, press the following key depending on your platform:
PlayStation/Xbox – Right on the D-Pad
PC – 1 to 5
Of course, to use a Killstreak, you must first get the requisite amount of kills to unlock it. Each of your three Killstreaks will require a different number of kills to use. The more powerful the Killstreak, the more kills you need to get to use it.
How to Change Killstreaks in Modern Warfare 3
To change your Killstreaks you need to head to the Weapons tab in the pre-game menu, select Killstreaksand then choose the Killstreak you want to swap to.
Here is a complete breakdown of how to change your Killstreaks:
Select the Weapons tab before launching a game
Select Killstreaks next to Loadout
Choose which Killstreak you want to swap to
Press X (PlayStation), A (Xbox), or left-click (PC) to confirm your choice
Of course, if you’re looking for more guides, you can check out the best perks and loadouts in our Modern Warfare 3 Games Hub, as well as the latest news.