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Original story (published on December 21, 2021) follows:

Call of Duty: Warzone is the latest Battle Royale video game in the COD franchise which was released in March 2020.

Developed by Raven Software and published by Activision, this video game is free to play and is available on different gaming platforms including PS4, Xbox, and Windows.

From time to time, the players of COD: Warzone come across several kinds of issues with the game. In recent times, gamers have reported issues such as friend list not loading, menu lag & low FPS, and more.

Warzone Buy Station freezes the game


And now, several players have come up (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) with yet another issue with the game where Buy Station freezes the game during loadout in Rebirth Island.

Here are some reports for reference:


Me and several other people that I know have had an issue where when we hit the buy station for a self revive or to buy a teammate back or whatever it’s for, the game freezes for around 10 seconds to a minute and I’ve gotten eliminated many times because of this and I’m just wondering if there is any info on if this is going to be fixed or not. (Source)

Anybody else getting a frozen screen when they buy an item at a buy zone? I select anything and my screen freezes for roughly 5 seconds and then I’m back to normal. Happens almost every time, I’ve died twice because of it. I’m on PS5 btw (Source)

As per reports, when players hit the Buy Station, the game suddenly freezes for around 10 seconds or so. As a result, players get eliminated from the game as soon as it unfreezes. Additionally, players have also reported FPS drops.

Some have also pointed out that it’s happening ever since Rebirth Island is back in the game. However, the actual cause of this glitch is still unknown.

This issue is yet to be acknowledged

Unfortunately, Raven Software has not yet acknowledged this issue and we hope that it gets fixed soon since this glitch is making the game extremely unplayable.

Rest assured, we will keep tabs on the latest developments of this bug and update the space down below as and when anything new comes to our notice, till then stay tuned.

In the meantime you can also go through our dedicated Call of Duty bug tracker where we have mentioned all the issues affecting gamers along with their solutions if any.

Update 1 (January 05)

IST 10:50 am: The Buy Stations issue on COD Warzone where players were experiencing freezes when attempting to access a Buy Station has since been officially acknowledged.

Update 2 (January 27)

IST 01:00 pm: Raven Software says that major improvements have been made to minimize the frequency at which Players freeze while accessing the Buy Station. However, they also said that they are still checking the instances for this issue.

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