Are Modern Warfare 2 servers down? Current server status

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As Modern Warfare 2 Season 3 rolls on, server issues can be extremely frustrating when you’re trying to enjoy the game. Here’s everything you need to know about Modern Warfare 2’s server status and how to check if they’re down.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Season 3 is in full swing, keeping players busy with a new Battle Pass to grind through, new weapons to master, and the highly competitive Ranked Play mode.

However, server issues can prevent players from experiencing the new features and ranking up the best weapons. Few things are as frustrating when attempting to enjoy your favorite maps and modes.

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Here’s the current server status in Modern Warfare 2, as well as how to check if the servers are down.

Are Modern Warfare 2 servers down?

The Modern Warfare 2 devs have confirmed that scheduled maintenance is taking place on May 3 between 2 AM PT / 5 AM ET / 10 AM BST and 4 AM PT / 7 AM ET / 12 PM BST.

During this time period, the servers will be offline for around 30 minutes to carry out maintenance that will “prevent players from logging into Call of Duty titles.”

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So, if you’re trying to log in to Modern Warfare 2 and can’t get into a game, rest assured that there’s nothing wrong with your connection, and you’ll be back in action very soon once the maintenance is complete.

We will update this page every time Modern Warfare 2 server issues arise, so be sure to check back here for the latest updates.

How to check Modern Warfare 2 server status

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Server issues can stop you from playing Modern Warfare 2 entirely.

There are a couple of essential social media accounts that you’ll want to follow when it comes to keeping track of Modern Warfare 2’s server status.

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If a server issue arises, you can head to either the Activision Support Twitter page or the Infinity Ward Twitter page. Developers Infinity Ward will lead communication for Modern Warfare 2, so they’d certainly update players if and when servers are down.

Players can also head to the official Activision website to discover any prevailing server issues. Activision constantly update players when it comes to network problems and server issues for all of their titles, including Modern Warfare 2.

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However, the issue could also come through the Xbox or PlayStation servers, so be sure to check there as well.

Be sure to check out some of our other Modern Warfare 2 guides in the meantime:

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