COD: Modern Warfare 2 Private matches broken or not working for some players

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has remained popular among gamers. However, players have recently reported multiple issues with the game’s Private matches.

One of the main problems many players are facing is that Private matches are automatically ending or getting canceled when players join them.

COD: Modern Warfare 2 Private matches broken

The issue has been reported (1,2,3,4,5) by several players on social media platforms such as Twitter and Reddit, and it’s causing frustration in the community.

Multiplayer Private Match. When trying to start a private match in multiplayer, the game lets me set everything up. However when I load into the map, it says “Game Cancelling in 30.” Wtf is going on and how do I get around this?

@InfinityWard private matches not working

Players have reported being unable to join or start a Private match with friends, and when they do manage to join, the game automatically ends or cancels the match.

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Another issue that has been reported is the inability to use custom loadouts or classes in Private matches.

Private Match is broken. I was trying to play private match split screen and when I start the game and pick my class it gives me an ak47u and not the class I selected and then the game doesn’t start and a match cancel countdown starts and ends the game

Players are finding that they can’t choose their own custom loadouts or get one they didn’t select, which makes the game less enjoyable for them.

In addition to the above problems, players are unable to play Hardcore in Private matches.

Hardcore mode is a popular feature of the game, but it appears to be broken in Private matches, which is preventing players from enjoying it with their friends.

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Moreover, players are also experiencing temporary rank bans when they play a Private match.

We want the shadowban bug FIXED, 5 bans + respective 4 unbans in 10 days. NICE WORK RICOCHET + ACTIVISION @ATVIAssist @Ricochet @Activision

This is a serious issue for players who invest a significant amount of time and effort into their rank and are now being banned due to a problem with the game.

Affected players have taken to Twitter and Reddit to express their frustration and are urging the developers to fix the issues as soon as possible.

We hope that Infinity Ward addresses these issues with broken Private matches in COD: Modern Warfare 2 promptly so as to provide players with an enjoyable experience yet again.

Until then, keep tabs on this story as we will update it with further developments as soon as they drop.

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