Are MW3 & Warzone servers down? Call of Duty server status

Luca Di Marzo
MW3 Operators running

Call of Duty requires a constant online connection to play the game, which means any server issues can prevent you from playing entirely. If you’re wondering what the current server status is for both MW3 and Warzone, here’s all you need to know. 

Enjoying Modern Warfare 3 and Warzone Season 2 becomes frustrating when you’re not able to play the game entirely due to server-related issues.

Players often report issues with Call of Duty’s servers, so if you’re running into a few issues while playing, it’s worthwhile checking if others are facing any problems with the server. Here’s the current MW3 and Warzone server status.

Are Warzone & Modern Warfare 3 servers down?

On February 26, Activision’s Support page confirmed that MW3 and Warzone’s servers are down, with players experiencing connectivity issues. This follows several reports from players who were kicked when trying to find a match.

We’ll be sure to update this article with any additional updates as soon as they become available.

MW3 Operators on Rio
MW3 and Warzone players reported massive matchmaking issues on February 26.

How to check MW3 & Warzone server status

You can visit the Call of Duty Updates X account to check the Modern Warfare 3 and Warzone server status. This account is often the quickest to inform players when it comes to ongoing server issues.

While these are the most efficient methods to verify the MW3 and Warzone server status, players can also head to the official Activision Support page, which indicates any ongoing issues across their titles.

If you can’t play MW3 or Warzone due to a server issue, it’s also worth checking your platform’s support pages for any ongoing network issues, whether that’s PlayStation, Xbox, Steam, or

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About The Author

Luca is an Associate Editor at CharlieIntel. An accomplished, writer with interests in sports and gaming alike, Luca is focused on Call of Duty and FIFA as a content creator. After earning his BA in English Literature at Concordia University, he began writing for Gamelevate, OddsShark, and H4X. Luca joined CharlieIntel in 2021. You can reach Luca at [email protected], or via X @TheLucaDiMarzo.