Advanced Warfare 2 is a Joint Operations modification that adds new content and brings a whole new gameplay to the Joint Operations series while having the advantage of supporting Typhoon Rising, Escalation. The themes available in AW2 go much further than Indonesia. Populated City, Urban neighborhoods, Countryside fields, hot Desert, Mountain Snowstorms, Tropical Jungle, Island "Pirate" Paradise or even futuristic Mars setting. The arsenal of weaponry is expanded with new Assault Rifles, Sniper Rifles, accesories and equipment such as Thermal Vision Goggles, Flaregun and flamethrower. An advanced locking system for the Stinger & Javelin has also been introduced to suit the AW2 theme.