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Error Code Fix - Issues, Bugs & Glitches

Error Code Fix - Issues, Bugs & Glitches

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How to fix errors and issues on Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 2023 (CoD MW3 2023). Check known Error Codes, crashes, bugs, glitch and tips on how to solve can't connect server.

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Current Errors & Glitches

MW3 Event Tab Missing

MW3 Event Tab missing

Many players have reported that the EVENT tab on the top menu went missing after the Season 1 Update. This issue is not platform-specific. However, there have been no official announcements from either the Call of Duty Official Site or X (Twitter) regarding this error.

The Christmas event Santa’s Slayground is now live! For players who want to learn more about the Limited-Time Challenges and Rewards, please check out the guide from the link below.

CODMAS: Santa’s Slayground - Christmas Event Guide

Fixed Issues

[Fixed] Join Failed


Join failed because you are on a different version.

Time: Dec. 6th 9 AM PST

Error Code: 14515

Players may receive the message above or error code 14515 while trying to join another player's lobby or inviting someone to their own in MW3. This error occurs when players are on different versions, usually after a massive update like Season 1.

There is a chance one of these is now an available update you haven’t downloaded.

On PlayStation:
  • 1. Press PS button to the home screen
  • 2. Press OPTIONS button on the MW3 game icon
  • 3. Select Check for Update
  • 4. Select Update

[Fixed] Data Is Corrupt


Your data is corrupt or didn't download properly.
You must reset your rank and unlocks to continue.[Reason: NIAMEY - LOGAN]

Time: Dec. 6th 9 AM PST

Error Code: NIAMEY - LOGAN

Many players have reported encountering an error message after launching MW3 Season 1. This message indicates that their data has been corrupted and they need to reset their rank and unlocks. The solution to this problem is to press 'Yes' when prompted. Despite the warning that data will be deleted, rest assured that your rank and unlocks will not be erased and will remain intact.

[Fixed] MW3 Servers Down

Connection Failed

Time: Nov. 29th 1:30 AM PST


Multiple players have reported that the MW3 servers are down. Players have lost their weapons and items in on-going matches, and the multi-player system is not functioning. However, there have been no official announcements from the Call of Duty Official Site or X (Twitter).

[Fixed] Multiple Titles Inaccessible

Check Error Details
purchase in progress message
Occurrence DateThursday, November 2, 2023 around 1:00pm (PST)

Error Text

In progress: Purchase

CoD: MW3 is currently experiencing an issue where some players are not able to access some of the content in the game, including the campaign mode. We also experienced a problem where the game indicates the game was not purchased yet.

Error Workarounds

  • Close the game and try reloading it again.

Also check for updates from the official X (Twitter) account for any updates regarding this issue.

▶︎Multiple Titles Inaccessible

[Fixed] Error "Disc Required"

Check Error Details
Error Disc Required
Occurrence DateThursday, November 2, 2023 around 9:00am (PST)

Error Text

Disc Required
You own the Cross-Gen play disc version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II for PlayStation4, which requires a play disc to play the game on your PlayStation5 console. Please insert a play disc for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and retry.

The PlayStation 5 version of CoD: MW3 is currently experiencing an issue where the above text is displayed and the campaign mode cannot be played. The PC version of the game seems to play fine.

Error Workarounds

  • Reinstall CoD: MW3
  • Open Options → Settings → Manege Files and download the MW2 campaign pack

For reference, some people on X (Twitter) said they were able to fix the issue by using the above methods.

▶︎Error on PS5 [Disc Required]

Common Error Codes

Common Error Codes

Please note the information presented here primarily concerns error code data within the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series. We anticipate updating this content as further details on known issues in the forthcoming release of CoD MW3 becomes available.

Error Code 8192Indicates a server connectivity issue.
Error Code 262146Often suggests a problem with your internet connection or the game's servers.
Error Code 6065 DirectX issue or a problem with your GPU drivers.
Error Code 656448Points to problems with the game's installation or files.
Error Code 2048Loss of connection to the server.
Error Code 262146Generally indicates a problem with the internet connection or server issues.
Error Code 4Suggests a problem with the Activision servers or your internet connection.
Error Code 6It indicates a connection issue or problems with your platform's online services

Beta Error Codes

Dev Error 841Server issue
Detrick Guernsey Servers may be under maintenance
Dev Error 5573 Occurs from game crashes
Dev Error 6065
Dev Error 6066
Dev Error 6068
Vram and internal space issues

What Are Error Codes?

What Are Error Codes?

Error codes are special indicators that help diagnose and troubleshoot specific issues or problems that may have occurred so you can quickly resolve it.

How To Fix Errors?

Compatibility Issues

Install On Windows 10 Or 11 Version

Take note that you may experience stability issues when MW3 is played on older versions of Windows 10, as Microsoft no longer provides support for these older OS versions.

Note!Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III is not compatible with Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Make Sure To Meet At least The Minimum System Requirements

OSWindows 10 64 Bit (latest update)*
CPUIntel Core i3-6100 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200 (For Multiplayer)
Intel Core i5-6600 or AMD Ryzen 5 1400
Storage SpaceSSD with 79 GB available space at launch for COD HQ and Multiplayer (For Multiplayer)
*34 GB with COD HQ already installed
SSD with 149 GB† available space at launch
*78 GB with COD HQ and Warzone already installed
Hi-Rez Assets CacheUp to 32 GB
Video CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 / GTX 1650 or AMD Radeon RX 470
Video Memory2 GB

Recommended Video Card Drivers Versions

DriverRecommended Version
Nvidia 537.58 - WHQL
AMD Adrenalin Edition 23.10.2

Verify Game Files On PC

If you're playing on a PC, you can verify the game files in the launcher or on other platforms like Steam. This will check for and replace any corrupted game files.

Performance Issues

Lower Graphics Settings

If you're experiencing lag issues or crashes, try lowering your graphics settings. This can reduce the strain on your system and potentially resolve the issue.

Disable Overlays And Background Applications

Overlays from other applications can sometimes conflict with the game. Try disabling any open overlays as well as other background applications to see if it resolves the issue.

Disk Space

Make sure you have enough free disk space on your hard drive. Insufficient space can cause performance issues or prevent the game from running.

In-Game Bugs

Sometimes, issues can be specific to the game's current build and require a patch or fix. Therefore, it's important to ensure that your copy of MW3 is running the latest version.

Connection Issues

Check Your Internet Connection

A stable internet connection is crucial for online multiplayer games like MW3. Make sure that you have a reliable and fast connection, and consider using a wired connection instead of Wi-Fi.

Restart Router

Restarting your router can help clear out temporary network issues and refresh your connection which can improve your online gaming experience. If you continue to experience problems or outages, consider reaching out to your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for further assistance or troubleshooting.

Contact Customer Support

If none of the above steps resolve your issue, consider reaching out to the game's official support channels for assistance. They may be able to provide specific guidance or updates specifically on the issue you might be encountering.

Activision Customer Support

CoD MW3 Related Guide

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