How to install Plutonium Mod#

Plutonium Launcher#

  1. Download plutonium.exe

You can save the launcher anywhere you want, somewhere convenient such as your desktop or the game folder.

  1. Open the launcher, if smart screen comes up click More info, then Run anyway.

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The launcher will now start the process of installing the client files.

launcher self update / installation

  1. Enter your forum credentials to login, if you don't already have a forum account you can create one here.

launcher login page

  1. Setup the game you want to play.

T6#

I just want to update / I already have BO2 installed?#

If you already have the game installed from steam or had a previous update of Plutonium then you can skip the below section and move onto the Installing DLC section.

Installing the base game (BO2)#

This section will cover downloading a copy of BO2. Please skip this section if you already have a copy of the game.

Please note we highly recommend buying the game if you do not own it, it is the best way to get a copy of the game files that are up to date and not corrupt or changed in some way. Key sites will give you a decent discount in 2021.

  1. From the windows file explorer navigate to My PC, then to Local Disc (C:) and create a new folder called Games

Explorer steps 1-2

Explorer step 3

Explorer step 4

Warning
Torrenting copyright protected files might not be legal in your country even if you already own a valid license! We are not responsible for any legal issues and recommend you to use a fresh install from Steam or a VPN.
  1. Download/open your favourite torrent software. qBittorent Windows x64 is recommended: https://www.fosshub.com/qBittorrent.html

  2. Download the torrent file.

  3. Open the torrent file pluto_t6_full_game.torrent (from the previous step) it will open up your torrent client program and ask you where you'd like to save the game. SELECT THE GAMES FOLDER AS THE SAVE LOCATION, YOU CREATED IT IN STEP 1

  4. Start the download and wait till the download completes you will know it's done when the progress changes to 100% and the status changes to Seeding.

Once it's done you will have your copy of the game downloaded, here is an example of a completed base game folder:

Completed Game Folder

Installing T6 DLC#

Tip

Skip these steps if you installed the game via the torrent. This is for people who used Steam, but do not own any DLC.

  1. Download/open your favourite torrent software. qBittorent Windows x64 is recommended: https://www.fosshub.com/qBittorrent.html

  2. Download the torrent file.

  3. Open the torrent file t6_dlcs.torrent (from the previous step) it will open up your torrent client program and ask you where you'd like to save the DLCs. SELECT YOUR STEAM BO2 FOLDER

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  1. Select "don't create subfolder" from the "content layout" dropdown menu (in older versions of qbitorrent this will be a checkbox called "create subfolder" or "keep top-level folder" which you have to untick)

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  1. Start the download and wait till the download completes you will know it's done when the progress changes to 100% and the status changes to Seeding.

Setting up T6 with the Plutonium Launcher#

  1. Navigate to Black Ops 2 and then hit SETUP and then select your Black Ops 2 game folder:

Launcher set-up 1

  • If you are using a steam copy it will be in this location: {Drive letter}\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty Black Ops 2

  • If you are using the torrent it will be in a folder named pluto_t6_full_game Launcher set-up 2

(If you ever need to reselect the game folder, simply click the COG icon next to the PLAY button) Launcher reselect hint

For those struggling to locate your game folder, this is what the contents of the game folder will look like:

Completed Game Folder

T6 Error: Invalid Game Path#

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As the error says you have a invalid game path selected in the launcher. To fix this issue click the following icon to reselect your game folder:

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Congratulations you have completed the installation guide.

To launch BO2 simply open the Plutonium launcher and select PLAY.


IW5#

I just want to update / I already have MW3 installed#

If you already have the game installed from Steam or had a previous update of Plutonium then you can skip the below section and move onto the Installing the DLC section.

Installing the base game (Modern Warfare 3)#

Note: This section will cover downloading a FREE copy of MW3. Please skip this section if you already have a copy of the game.

Please note we highly recommend buying the game if you do not own it, if you enjoy a game you should support it's developers.

Open Steam, if you do not have Steam installed you can download it here.

Method 1#

Click on this link to start the installation of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - Dedicated Server in Steam steam://install/42750.

Method 2 (If Method 1 does not work)#

  1. Go to LIBRARY and from the dropdown menu select TOOLS.

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  1. Locate Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - Dedicated Server, select it and then click the cog icon then Properties.

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  1. Navigate to the LANGUAGE tab and ensure the language is step to English this is very important as unfortunately the Steam MW3 Dedicated Server can not install all languages and would result in missing files / errors.

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Tip

If you want the game in your native language we suggest purchasing the game and its DLCs on a key site or during a Steam sale.

  1. Select INSTALL then Next then Finish.

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Now simply wait for the download to complete, you can monitor progress by clicking the DOWNLOADS text at the bottom of Steam. Once the download completes you will have a copy of MW3.

Installing the DLC#

The section will cover how to download and install the English DLC to get the complete MW3 experience. Note: this DLC will only work on an English copy of the game.

  1. Download the DLC zip archive via the following link.
Tip

If MEGA does not work for you, you can download the IW5 DLC Torrent.

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  1. Once the download completes open the zip MW3 DLC [EN].zip

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  1. Locate your MW3 game folder in file explorer, by default steam will have installed it into the following location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 You can use steam to easily locate your folder:

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  1. Now go back to the MW3 DLC [EN].zip file and drag and drop the main & zone folders into your MW3 game folder. If prompted select Replace files in the destination.

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Congratulations the DLC is now installed!

Setting up IW5 with the Plutonium Launcher#

  1. Navigate to MW3 and then hit SETUP and then select your MW3 game folder: img
  • If you have followed along with this guide it will be in this location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3.

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(If you ever need to reselect the game folder, simply click the COG icon next to the PLAY button) img

For those struggling to locate your game folder, this is what the contents of the game folder will look like:

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Congratulations you have completed the installation guide.

To launch MW3 simply open the Plutonium launcher and select PLAY

Warning
It will crash the first time you start the game as it needs to delete a file, this is to be expected, so simply launch again and you won't get the error again!

T4#

I just want to update / I already have WaW installed?#

If you already have the game installed from steam then you can skip the below section and move onto the Plutonium Launcher section.

Installing the base game (WAW)#

This section will cover downloading a copy of WAW. Please skip this section if you already have a copy of the game.

Please note we highly recommend buying the game if you do not own it, it is the best way to get a copy of the game files that are up to date and not corrupt or changed in some way. Key sites will give you a decent discount in 2021.

  1. Create a folder on any drive called Games.

  2. From the windows file explorer navigate to My PC, then to Local Disc (C:) and create a new folder called Games. PC Explorer Games Folder Games Folder Completed

Warning
Torrenting copyright protected files might not be legal in your country even if you already own a valid license! We are not responsible for any legal issues and recommend you to use a fresh install from Steam or a VPN.
  1. Download/open your favorite torrent software. qBittorent Windows x64 is recommended.

  2. Download the torrent file.

  3. Open the torrent file, it will open up your torrent client program and ask you where you'd like to save the game.

SELECT THE GAMES FOLDER AS THE SAVE LOCATION, YOU CREATED IT IN STEP 1

  1. Start the download and wait till the download completes you will know it's done when the progress changes to 100% and the status changes to Seeding.

Once it says Seeding, you can delete it from qBittorrent.

Once it's done you will have your copy of the game downloaded, here is an example of a completed base game folder:

Completed T4 Folder


Setting up T4 with the Plutonium Launcher#

  1. Navigate to World at War and then hit SETUP and then select your World at War game folder: WAW in launcher

If you are using a steam copy it will be in this location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty World At War

If you are using the torrent it will be in a folder named pluto_t4_full_game

(If you ever need to reselect the game folder, simply click the COG icon next to the PLAY button)


T4 Error: Invalid Game Path#

Invalid Game Directory

As the error says you have an invalid game path selected in the launcher. To fix this issue click the cog to reselect your game folder.


Congratulations you have completed the installation guide.

To launch WAW simply open the Plutonium launcher and select PLAY