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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is causing Xbox One X to crash

Published: 09:55, 25 October 2019
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is causing some serious problems to Xbox One X users. Many players are reporting multiple crashing issues and the majority of them are playing on the X version of the console.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is finally here and judging by the reviews , it's one of the best in the series. Many players are enjoying the game at the moment but the launch has not been as smooth as Activision may have hoped.

The servers were down shortly after the game went live and there are some login issues, preventing players from playing the game. Activision confirmed that they are working on a fix for these issues but Xbox One X players are encountering even bigger problems - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is causing crashes on their consoles and interestingly, the majority of crashes are happening on the X version of the console, according to various reports on Reddit .

"It's done it to me once already and there's been multiple reports of others claiming it to have crashed theirs. Please don't let this be another Black Ops 4 fiasco where the crash bug in blackout lasted weeks," Reddit user kris9512 wrote in his post.

Other Redditors joined in, sharing their experiences and when exactly the crashes occurred. "Up to 12 hard crashes for me now. Seems to be when I'm shot that the game freezes. Recording clips has frozen twice. End of match froze twice," AlludingIllusion.

Infinity Ward replied to the Reddit thread, asking for more information but at the moment, there are no details when exactly will the devs solve the issue. Hopefully, the patch arrives soon as this is a huge problem for many Xbox One X owners. We'll update this article once we get more information.

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In the meantime, here is when the crashes usually happen, according to Redditor Hii_im_NooB :

  • A few times it crashed right when I died
  • crashed when in the custom game lobby SETTINGS specifically
  • crashed upon signing in to the servers after passing the title screen
  • crashed when my friend switched teams in custom match and started spectating me.
  • crashed when clicking on Multiplayer in the main menu
  • friend just crashed while waiting for me to get back to my screen. We were just sitting in the party lobby to start playing online.
  • just crashed while in a gunfight lobby

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