Learn all about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (COD MW)'s connection failed error in this guide. This includes how to fix it, affected platforms, Warzone servers down issue, and more.
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Things To Check When Connection Error Occurs
- 1. Check Call of Duty Official Twitter & other SNS for announcements
- 2. Check the Activision Customer Support Page for any known issues
- 3. Check your internet connection setting are correct depending on your service provider and modem
- 4. Check your video card driver may have any latest update
- 5. Check your security software (ex. Windows Defender, McAfee, Norton etc. ) for any possible compatibility issues
- 6. Submit a customer service ticket via the Activision Customer Support page
How to Fix the Connection Failed Error (Warzone)
Warzone Launch Servers Errors
Due to the release of the new Warzone Game Mode or updates, there is a possibility that servers will experience unprecedented traffic as the new game mode is free-to-play. The influx of new players may have placed an extremely high load on the game's servers making it difficult for players to connect.Check Out Warzone Mode Here!
Wait For A Fix
Players can only wait for the issue to be resolved on the server side. As traffic is expected to be very high during the opening of an event or the launch of a game, we can expect stable & better connections in the following days.
Try Re-login Sometimes
From our experience, Retry button may not work and you need to re-login the account to make be able to connect to the game server.
Updates Are Also Affected
In connection with the server problems, some players are also reporting problems in updating the game.Check Out The Latest Patch Notes Here!
New Weapon Is Out!
Coming with the new update, a new weapon called the VLK Rogue is also out. Player can finally enjoy this much-teased highly-mobile shotgun in the multiplayer.Check Out The VLK Rogue Here!
Blizzard Servers Might Be Down
Players are also reporting difficulty in connecting to the Blizzard Battle.net launcher. Changing servers using the launcher might resolve some of these issues for now.
What is the Connection Failed Error?
Servers Down for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Across all platforms, players are unable to connect and launch Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. The error message "Connection Failed. Unable to Access Online Services" shows up when trying to launch the game.
Reports of Player Being Able to Access Game
There has been reports of certain players being able to access the game after multiple tries in accessing the game. Once you have logged in, the game seems to run in a stable environment as of now.
Happening Across All Platforms
The issue is not limited to a single platform. PC, PS4, and Xbox One players are all experiencing the error. This could be due to all platforms sharing a server to accommodate crossplay.
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