This tutorial will guide you through the process of downloading and installing the game, including all official patches, as well as the community-made patch known as CoD4X.
If you need any help or get stuck in any of the steps provided, feel free to reach out to me on Discord. I am most active on the FPS Challenge Discord server, or you can directly add me on Discord by searching for my username: kolega warking#8476.
Download CoD4 from one of the links provided below, extract the files, run setup.exe, and follow the instructions. A tip is to avoid installing the game to the "Program Files" directory, as this can cause problems with configs and demos. Instead, choose a location such as "C:/games/cod4
The next step is to download the official Patch 1.6 and Patch 1.7, and install them in the specified order.
The CoD4X patch is an unofficial patch for Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare that improves the game's functionality and adds new features. To install the CoD4X patch, follow these steps:
Extract the "cod4x_client_21_1.zip" archive to your CoD4 directory. Go into the extracted folder and run "install.cmd". Launch CoD4 and it will automatically update the CoD4X client. If you want to change your game config, go to this path:
Now you can successfully join any CoD4X server.