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How To Fix MW2 Multiplayer Crashing Issue (2022)

Check out our guide on how to fix the multiplayer crashing issue in MW2.

With the launch of Modern Warfare 2, the entire COD community is singing praises for its unique game modes. On the contrary, there are also plenty of bugs, crashes, and errors in the multiplayer. Recently, some players encountered issues as they launched the multiplayer with their friends. Due to this issue, players are also unable to join matches with their friends. Not to worry, we have compiled some potential workarounds to resolve this issue. So, here’s our guide on how to fix MW2 Multiplayer crashing issue.


Fix MW2 Multiplayer Crashing Issue (2022)

There are can be several reasons for this issue to occur in Modern Warfare 2. Mentioned below are some workarounds to resolve the issue:

Check System Requirements

Before you go through any of the methods or workarounds, we suggest checking your system specs. Here are the minimum system requirements to run Modern Warfare 2:

  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (latest update)
  • Processor: At least Intel Core i3-6100 / Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470 (DirectX 12.0)
  • Storage: 125 GB available space

Mentioned below are all the recommended system requirements.

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-6600K / Core i7-4770 or AMD Ryzen 5 1400
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580 (DirectX 12.0)
  • Storage: 125 GB available space

In addition to the above system requirements, make sure that you have a stable Internet connection.

Update Graphics Drivers

An outdated graphics driver can cause such crashing issues in MW2. So, make sure that your graphics drivers are updated with the latest drivers. You can head over to the official websites of Nvidia & AMD to download their drivers manually. Once you have installed the latest drivers, launch the game to check if the issues persist.


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Scan & Repair Files

For the players using the Battle.net launcher, follow the below steps:

  • Launch the Battle.net client.
  • Hit the cogwheel-shaped icon next to the Play button.
  • Then, select the Scan and repair option from the drop-down section.
  • Lastly, hit the Begin Scan option.

For Steam players, follow the below steps:

  • Launch the Steam client.
  • Head over to the Library and right-click on the COD Modern Warfare II.
  • Choose the Properties option and click on the Local Files option on the left pane.
  • Then, select the Verify integrity of Game files option.

While this process is a bit time-consuming, it will re-download all of your corrupted or damaged game files.

However, if it does not resolve your issues, we suggest submitting a ticket to Activision Support. They will get back to you with a suitable solution or other workarounds for this issue in some time.

That’s everything covered about the Multiplayer crashing issue in MW2. If you liked this guide, check out our other guides on how to get Intervention, what is the maximum level cap, and more COD Modern Warfare II Guides on our dedicated section right here on Gamer Tweak.