UPDATE: Activision has announced that the servers are back up and working.
Original: Call of Duty: Warzone and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare servers are down and experiencing issues across PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Players have been reporting problems for several hours, and now Activision has confirmed there's indeed a problem, however, it doesn't disclose what the problem is or when it will be remedied. What's noted though is that the support team is looking into the issue, which means a solution should arrive soon.
Unfortunately, there's no word when the fix will arrive. It could be a few more minutes or a few more hours. That said, while the problem isn't disclosed, it's safe to assume it involves heavy traffic. In other words, too many players trying to play at once, causing server issues. If this is the problem, then once everyone is off and not spamming the log-in, the servers should recover. However, it's also possible the problem runs deeper than this.
In addition to the aforementioned Call of Duty experiences, the problem is impacting older entries as well, including Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
We're actively investigating an issue where some players are unable to connect online services. Stay tuned for updates.— Activision Support (@ATVIAssist) May 20, 2020
Of course, we will update this page as more official information rolls in from Activision Support. At the moment of publishing, the latest tweet from the official support arm of the company is over an hour old.
As you would expect, fans of the series aren't happy about the situation:
You’re always “investigating issues.” 😂— carrie lynn (@OSUFAN4U2NV) May 20, 2020
Wow your finally acknowledging this hours later. THANKS😑😑😑— Brian (@Brian_Dillinger) May 20, 2020
While I appreciate a statement FINALLY being made, this is unacceptable in regards to response time. There are companies that make significantly less than Activision and have amazing 24/7 support. If servers can go down for 8 hours without a word, you need to rethink things.— Ryan Boddy (@ImRyanBoddy) May 20, 2020
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