Treyarch’s Game Design Director has tweeted out that they are fully aware of the matchmaking and the freezing issues on the PS3, and are actively working on fixing these issues.
The freezing issues is causing the game to be unplayable for some. Many are reporting that the game hard freezes at random times and requires a hard reset of the PS3. Vahn has stated that Treyarch has been able to find “one” issue of the freeze on PS3 and have a fix in testing. There’s plenty of ways the freezing occurs; some are reporting that it even occurs in single player.
The matchmaking issues that fans are reporting include an error message stating, “An error occurred while trying to find a session.” Vahn responded saying:
We’ll keep you posted when they have more news!
UPDATE (11/16/12): ATVI Support has just posted: “We have submitted a patch to Sony and are working to get it live as soon as possible. Stay tuned for updates on this issue. We will continue to work tirelessly to get this issue resolved and get you back in the game. Thank you for your patience.”