The latest Call of Duty fan project is back with upgraded features and a cleaner user interface. Plutonium dubs itself as the Black Ops 2 Remastered that fans have been asking for.
Here it is straight from their website:
“Building on many years of research and development, Plutonium delivers a solid and refreshing gaming experience like none other. Experience the best CoD has to offer, with a grain of nostalgia!”
The Plutonium project launched in 2017 and has been growing strong since. It has had a whole 3 years of research and development to bring it to what it is today.
We must say it’s pretty epic to be able to go back and play Black Ops 2 again without the hackers. If you want some of that nostalgia back too. Check out our guide on how to download and play Black Ops 2 Plutonium.
Plus, the great thing about downloading Plutonium is you get a free copy of Black Ops 2.
If you’re interested in reliving Modern Warfare 2. Check out our guide on how to download IW4x and play MW2 again hacker-free.
We also have a guide on how to download MW3 Plutonium, that you should check out while you’re here.
How to Download and Install Black Ops 2 Plutonium
- Step 1: Download the plutonium.exe file by clicking the button below.
- Step 2: Head to the official Plutonium site and download the torrent file. You should find the link to download it under the section: Installing the base game(BO2), Step 3.
- Step 3: Download BitTorrent, you will need it to download the game using the torrent file you downloaded in step 2.
If you’re unfamiliar with BitTorrent, below is an image of the user interface. Simply click on File, Add Torrent, then look for the torrent you downloaded, it should be called “pluto_t6_full_game.torrent”. After you select the file, you will be given prompts to create a new folder for your file. Create a folder called Plutonium in your desired drive and select ok. The game will begin downloading.
Keep in mind that the game is 13GB so you will need some space on your drive.
Once it is downloaded, BitTorrent will say “seeding” in the status bar. Don’t mind this, the game is now downloaded and can be found in the folder you created.
- Step 4: Now place the “plutonium.exe” file that you downloaded in step 1 and place it into your Plutonium game folder.
- Step 5: After you download the game, you need to create an account on Plutonium’s official forums. You will need these account details to sign in when you start playing the game.
To play the game double click this and run the launcher. Follow the prompts, sign in using the credentials you used when registering on the Plutonium forums above. There may be an update for the game that shouldn’t take too long.
Note: When you boot the launcher, you will see all the games available on the launcher. Select T6 Multiplayer, this is Black Ops 2. First, you need to go to “game settings” to select the correct folder first. Click on Game Settings(marked in red below) and then choose select drive. Choose the folder where your Plutonium game files are located.
Nice, now check out this section below for known problems after downloading Plutonium.
Plutonium BO2 Trouble Shooting & FAQ
Can I use a controller to play Plutonium?
Yes, Black Ops 2 is fully controller compatible. Just plug in your controller and game. It also has a gamepad option in the settings menu. Here you can adjust things such as sensitivity and button layout.
Is there aim assist for controllers?
Yes, Black Ops 2 Plutonium is fully controller compatible and has aim assist. Aim assist was added on August 28th, 2021. Check out our guide to setup your PS4/PS5 controller on Plutonium.
How do I change my Gamertag?
Press the Tilde key(this is the button below Esc in the top left corner of the keyboard on Windows. This will open the T6r console. To change your name type “name” followed by your chosen Gamertag.
For example: name mychosenname
I keep getting this message "The code execution cannot proceed because t6r/t6r.dll was not found". How to fix it?
Your antivirus has blocked this file because it thinks it is Malware. Deactivate your antivirus, delete the installation and download it again. It should work.
I get this message “Steam: Callback dispatched: 72”, How do I fix?
Go to your Task Manager and End all Steam processes entirely. Try launch the game, it should work now.
Do I need to own Black Ops 2 on Steam to play Plutonium?
If you have the game on Steam it will work. However, if you don’t have the game, you can use the link above to get the Torrent file.
What are the minimum specs to run Black Ops 2?
OS: Win 7 32
Processor: Intel Celeron E1200 Dual-Core 1.6GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3600+
Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 4650 1GB or NVIDIA GeForce GT 230
System Memory: 2 GB RAM
Storage: 10 GB Hard drive space
DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card
>> So basically, your laptop doesn’t need to be that good to run the game at minimum specs.
I get this message when I launch Plutonium "“authentication error. Game will run in offline mode.”
This guide was made a while ago and there have since been changes made. You need to download the Plutonium Launcher. Please follow the new guidelines above. For more information go to the Plutonium Discord.
The game just wont launch. Whats up?
For all other issues, try run as administrator. Do this by right-clicking on the game icon and clicking “Run as administrator”.
If you followed the process step by step. You will now have Plutonium installed complete with Multiplayer and Zombies mode.
If you have any problems with this download. Try going to the official Plutonium website. Here you can download a fresh copy of the game which requires a full installation.