Anyone who played Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone this weekend, most likely ran into some issues. Many players were reporting numerous problems including voice chat, battle pass progression, not being able to level and long wait times to find lobbies.
I myself experienced a few of these issues, but the most irritating one being matchmaking. Before anyone assumes it’s my internet, this wasn’t a problem for me before their April 28th update. This particular issue got worse after another update on April 30th.
Shortly after that update, Infinity Ward started double XP for leveling, weapons and tiers. However, the game was plagued with bugs, making it impossible for some players to take advantage of the double XP weekend.
The Activision Support Twitter account first acknowledged there was a problem on May 1st, a day after a small update Infinity Ward pushed out the day before. The acknowledgment was regarding the wait times for matchmaking:
A few hours later, they stated they had rolled out a fix to resolve the issue:
The matchmaking problem still persisted throughout the weekend, with people leaving complaints across the Infinity Ward and Activision Twitter accounts. Yesterday, Activision Support also mentioned that the battle pass was also appearing inactive for some players, and they were working on the issue:
Neither Activision or Infinity Ward has stated the game has been fixed and some players are still reporting these problems today. However, Infinity Ward did tweet a playlist update earlier today, along with the extension of double XP (now ends May 8th). The studio stated it was a “token of appreciation” for players’ patience while they worked on the issues: