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Modern Warfare devs ‘actively’ working on bug fixes and updates, updates to come over next few days

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Infinity Ward’s Senior Communications Manager has responded on Reddit to many fans asking about where the Infinity Ward communication is since the release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

Fans have been experiencing many issues with crashing on PC and Xbox One, alongside other bugs across the entire game that have frustrated players, including challenges not tracking and more.

Infinity Ward’s Senior CM on Reddit says that they are actively working on fixes for the crashes on Xbox One and PC and hope to fix the issues.

Fixes are currently being worked on by numerous teams between IW and Beenox. We have a few updates we’re working on that should improve the stability and help prevent against crashes or any other issue you may encounter. It’s always helpful to let us know details of what’s happening when you encounter any bug or crash as it can help us prioritize and debug issues as they come in.

Willams says on Reddit that these updates will be going live over the next few days, but they don’t want to give exact timing as update releases can change.

We have a few updates going out over the next few days. I don’t want to give an exact time and date as we’re wrapping up testing on a few more things.

She also responded on a Reddit thread that was asking why Infinity Ward has been quiet since the game’s launch.

Here’s her full reply:

Really appreciate this, OP. We’ve been working on updates and patches for everything we’ve been seeing and plan to roll these out within the next few days.

Feedback comes in from everywhere, so we prioritize from most concerning issues, like crashes, unable to run the game, etc., and go down the list from there. Once changes from the team have been made, we pull them into a patch or a title update, depending on what the fix is.

The Known Issue list on Activision’s Support blog is a great way to see some of the issues that we’re working on along with threads you see tagged with “Infinity Ward reply inside.” We can post them here moving forward so there’s more eyes on it.

She elaborated on this a bit more on this, saying they have to balance out fixing current bugs while also ensuring new content is coming to the game.

I mentioned this in another thread, but we prioritize feedback as it comes in, most importantly crashes, unable to run the game, etc., and go from there. Devs also work on their portion of work too, so someone who works with vehicles is prioritizing feedback from vehicles and nothing else. There’s tons of people working on fixes while working on future content at the same time, so once fixes for current issues are in, we test, and create either a patch or a title update, depending on the fix. If we feel it’s good to go, we get it out the door as soon as possible.

Willams says that they will be updating the Known Issues post on Activision Support site here with the latest on what they’re looking into and the tracking of the fixes for the updates.

Here’s the known issues:

IssueDescription
I think I got the wrong weapon for completing a challenge.
– All platforms
We’ve identified graphical errors with the final reward for completing the Weapon Master and Well Equipped challenges.The Urban Defiler pistol awarded for completing the Weapon Master challenge is marked as an Epic (purple) weapon when it is, in fact, a Rare (blue) weapon.The Judgment shotgun awarded for completing the Well Equipped challenge is marked as a Legendary (orange) weapon when it is, in fact, an Epic (purple) weapon.
I can’t see the requirements to unlock the Commando camo for the .357.
– All platforms
We’re aware that the Commando camo requirements aren’t listed.
My MK2 keeps reloading even after it’s full.
– All platforms
We’re investigating an issue where reloading a weapon continues past full capacity.
I’m running into graphical glitches during the Captive mission in Campaign.
– All platforms
We’re investigating instances where textures, lighting, and shading isn’t rendering properly at various points during the Campaign.
I earned Killstreaks in a match, but they don’t appear in the HUD.
– All platforms
We’re investigating an issue where players earn Killstreaks in a match, but there is no indicator of earning them in the lower right corner of the screen.
I was killed by an enemy whose gun wasn’t even pointed at me.
– All platforms
We’re investigating instances where an enemy’s weapon appears to be pointing in different directions though it is actually aimed at its target.
I didn’t get my XRK Weapons Pack.
– Xbox One
We’re currently investigating issues with the delivery of the XRK Weapons Pack included with all digital editions of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.Please note: The base versions of the XRK Weapons need to be unlocked through progression before they can be added to a Loadout and used in game. However, be sure to check the Armory for your XRK Weapons. The XRK M4 Weapon Blueprint is listed under Assault Rifles, and the XRK .357 is listed under Handguns.
I didn’t get my Operator Pack.
– Xbox One
We’re working to resolve an issue with the delivery of the Operator Pack included with the Operator, Operator Enhanced, and Physical Precision editions of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
I’m getting a message that says my GPU driver version does not meet the minimum requirements.
– PC
Please check out Updating Video Card Drivers on a PC to be sure that your drivers are up to date.If your drivers are up to date, be sure to try the following:If you’re using multiple monitors, try unplugging a monitor, launching the game, and then plugging the monitor back in.Disable your integrated/onboard graphics card.
I’m experiencing issues with my console crashing.
– Xbox One X
We’re working to resolve an issue that is causing crashes on Xbox One X.
My installation progress bar doesn’t seem accurate.
– All platforms
This is a graphical issue where the progress bar shows a lower percentage even though the download is being completed.
I’m getting Memory error 21 1749 when playing matches.
– All platforms
We’re currently investigating instances that cause Memory error 21 1749 after playing consecutive Ground War matches.Workaround: If the error persists, try restarting the game
I’m getting a Dev Error 6144
– Xbox One
We’re working to resolve an issue prompting Dev Error 6144, which can occur for players in a match when another player attempts to join a Multiplayer match that’s in progress. If this occurs, back out of Multiplayer and try playing again.
I’m getting Dev Error 6065/6066/6068.
– PC
We’ve identified an issue that is causing hang crashes on the GPU, particularly during Campaign cutscenes. These crashes will be addressed in an upcoming patch.Workaround: Try running VRAM under maximum and/or run the game with the default settings.
I can’t get into the Graphics menu.
– PC
We’re actively working to fix an issue where selecting the Graphics menu on PC takes you back to the main menu.Workaround: Delete the local config file on your PC.Open Documents.Open the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare folder.Delete the Players folder.
I can’t activate RTX.
– PC
Make sure your version of Windows and your video card drivers are up to date. RTX requires running Windows 1809 and above.Learn more about Updating Video Card Drivers on a PC.Be sure to check out the Minimum and Recommended System Requirements for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on PC.
The progression on my launcher isn’t tracking
– All platforms
We’re investigating an issue where launcher progression is only counting XP from enemy kills and not from destroying Killstreaks.
I have a progression bar that isn’t tracking properly.
– All platforms
We’re investigating an issue where several progression bars tracking Camos, Missions, and Challenges are not displaying the correct progression. This is only a graphical issue; you’re still earning your progress.

Stay tuned for the latest news.

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Warzone players call for boycott over Blizzard lawsuit and hacking problems

Due to the Blizzard lawsuit and endless hacking, Warzone, and other Call of Duty players, are calling for a boycott of Store purchases.

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Warzone players are encouraging all Call of Duty gamers to boycott the purchase of skins and bundles from the store in response to the recent Activision Blizzard lawsuit and constant Warzone hacking.

It’s been an unsettling time for Call of Duty and its respective titles – Warzone, Black Ops Cold War, CoD: Mobile, and Modern Warfare. The ongoing Activision Blizzard lawsuit has impacted the franchise, and fans are calling for fellow players to stop buying goods from the CoD store in protest.

This includes everything from skins to Operator Bundles to even the Seasonal Battle Pass. Warzone players are citing the lawsuit, “empty updates,” and hackers as the driving force behind this movement.

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The lawsuit is dealing directly with an “alleged toxic workplace,” and has even lead to a full walkout by employees in response to the unfortunate situation.

Added to this is the purported series of empty updates “full of microtransactions in order to milk the players,” and the ever-increasing threat of hackers, and players have seemingly had enough.

Reddit user Jaszs has lead the charge by saying: “I’m writing this as someone who has played every. single. COD since COD2, and WZ since day 1 until yesterday, and also a former Blizzard fan. Yes, I know it may sound bad, but based on what’s going on (sexual harassment lawsuit, suppressing and abusive treatment of their employees…) I really think those guys don’t deserve anything from us, their customers.

“You can even keep playing the game if you want (there are some cool alternatives though; if you need some just ask in the comments!), just don’t spend any money in their store. In any case, you should also remember that they are the same guys that are releasing empty updates full of microtransactions in order to milk the players, releasing over and over the same game and not giving a single f*ck about the increasing number of hackers.”

The very passionate statement received over 300 comments and counting, and it’s universally in favor of boycotting Activision’s Store ahead of the Warzone Season 5 launch.

Given that there are many responses, here are a selection of replies:

  • “I’ve got 900 COD points and level 90 on the battle pass. Not spending a penny more on this game. They don’t respect their employees, they don’t respect the players (anti-cheat lmao) they aren’t getting anymore of my money.”
  • “Once all this sh*t came to light, my entire friend group collectively uninstalled the game and swore off of it for good. We were already mad at the game for being poorly managed with hackers and constant glitches/crashes. I suppose this was the lead straw that broke the metaphorical camel’s back.”
  • “Based on the way they’ve handled cheating, the CW integration, and the general state of the game in the last year, I’m shocked than any of you have been buying cosmetic items from them. Do you realize what kind of message you’re sending by making the worst CoD their highest-earning one?”

At the time of writing, the post has nearly 1.8K upvotes and rising. Given the player count of Warzone far exceeds this, it’s hard to imagine this boycott would do too much damage.

Conversely, Producer at Sledgehammer Games Alayna Cole has Tweeted an important message concerning the circumstances.

Boycotting the Activision store will have an obvious knock-on effect in terms of sales revenue, and would ultimately disrupt the salaries and jobs of many employees who are not involved in this lawsuit.

It’s a hard position for all involved and for players who engage in Call of Duty games. The lawsuit is still long ongoing, and we’ll continue to update you at Charlie INTEL with any breaking developments.

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Modern Warfare players want one change for Ground War to fix spawn trapping

Modern Warfare players are calling for the developers to make a change in the Ground War mode to help ease spawn trapping frustrations.

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Modern Warfare’s Ground War mode is loved by many. However, some players have been asking the developers to consider one change to help the spawning.

Modern Warfare is still a greatly loved game, with the developers continuing to release content for those still enjoying it in 2021.

Ground War has been a staple of the Modern Warfare franchise for a long time, with players loving the larger player count. However, some players are dissatisfied with the spawning in the mode, asking for the devs to make a slight change.

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Reddit user bob1689321 put a post up with the title: “Opinion: ground war maps shouldn’t have out-of-bounds areas. That would fix all spawn trap issues.”

The idea is to have the Ground War maps currently available more open, allowing players to spawn without having enemies so close by.

Spawn trapping has pretty much always been an issue in Call of Duty’s multiplayer, but especially in the Ground War game mode due to the increased player size.

When talking about Boneyard for Ground War, bob1689321 says:

“it’s so tight that there’s nowhere to flank, and it always turns into a spawn trap without fail. Open up the sides for flanking, and the map would play much better.”

It seems players also agree in the comments: “Opened this post to disagree with it, turns out I absolutely love this idea and the reasoning behind it!”

Although there could be issues with opening up the maps for Ground War, perhaps if the idea gains enough traction, the developers will look into it.

The developers have made changes in the past based on player feedback, so it would not be surprising to see a change of this regard be introduced to help ease frustrations the community has when it comes to being spawn trapped in Ground War.

For updates and more on Call of Duty, like the next release entitled Vanguard, stay tuned via Charlie INTEL and check out just how many people are still playing the 2019 entry in the popular first-person shooter franchise.

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Best P90 loadout for CoD: Modern Warfare

The P90 has remained a popular choice in Modern Warfare’s multiplayer, so here are the best attachments and Perks you should run with it.

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Best Modern Warfare P90 loadout

The P90 is a great close-range option in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s multiplayer, so we have the best attachments and Perks you should run in your loadout.

Modern Warfare’s multiplayer has been kept active and alive thanks to Cold War’s joint progression. Each season, there will be a ton of new levels to progress through, and some new weapons and maps have even been added since its development cycle ended.

One of the most effective SMGs in the game is the P90. Fast firing with great mobility, it’s suited for all of the Modern Warfare’s close-range maps.

Here are the best attachments and Perks you can run with this classic SMG.

Best Modern Warfare P90 loadout

Best Modern Warfare P90 attachments

Best Modern Warfare P90 attachments

  • Barrel: FFS 10.6″ Pro
  • Laser: Tac Laser
  • Stock: Fly Strap
  • Underbarrel: Rubberized Grip Tape
  • Rear Grip: Stippled Grip Tape

We’ve built this P90 to dominate in the close-range fights of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s multiplayer maps.

To start, we’ve opted for the FFS 10.6″ Pro barrel. This will significantly increase the weapon’s damage range and bullet velocity, allowing you to challenge further away players who are using Assault Rifles or LMGs.

Next, we’ve gone for the Tac Laser and Fly Strap stock for a massive mobility increase. Combined, your aim down sight, sprint to fire, and strafe speed will be significantly faster.

Then, you should add the Rubberized Grip Tape on the underbarrel. This will help control the recoil, allowing you to hit further-out enemy’s and aim precisely for the head. And finally, the Stippled Grip Tape will further increase your ADS speed for snapping onto enemies.

Best Perks to run with Modern Warfare P90

Best Modern Warfare P90 perks
  • Perk 1: E.O.D
  • Perk 2: Ghost
  • Perk 3: Battle Hardened

Again, our Perk selection is to help the P90 excel in close-range fights. To start, E.O.D is vital to surviving the onslaught of Frag Grenades, Semtex, and C4 that are chucked around MW’s maps.

Next, Ghost will allow you to take some stealthy flanks when enemy UAVs are in the air. And finally, Battle Hardened will reduce the effects of enemy Tactical Equipment, stopping stuns and flashes from ending your killstreak.

How to unlock Modern Warfare P90

Modern Warfare Level 1 unlocks

Luckily, you’ll have immediate access to the P90 as soon as you launch Modern Warfare. It’s unlocked at Level 1, so as soon as you unlock Custom Loadouts at Level 4, you can start using and leveling up the weapon.

Best alternatives to Modern Warfare’s P90

If you’re looking to use something different in MW’s multiplayer, there are several powerful SMGs you can equip. The MP7 has always been a popular choice for a versatile SMG, or you can use the classic M4A1 for something with more range.

If Black Ops Cold War is more your cup of tea, you can check out our tier list of all Cold War weapons. Or, you can see Warzone’s most popular loadouts.

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