The latest Call of Duty game is here, and as always, there are some more wrinkles to iron out.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is now available, bringing a campaign and multiplayer developed by Sledgehammer Games, with a Zombies mode led by Treyarch. We're tracking the problems that players encounter across these modes, which is aided by official information from the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Trello Board. Here's everything you need to know:
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MW3: List of multiplayer bugs and issues
Right now, players are delayed from using the Tac-Sprint after sliding. This is not intended functionality, and Sledgehammer Games is currently working on a fix.
Pinging causes problems
While playing Search and Destroy, some players who spam the ping functionality in specific circumstances are seeing where the enemy team is located. Sledgehammer Games is investigating the problem, and has temporarily disabled pinging in Search and Destroy until a solution is found.
Karachi map removed from Cutthroat
Karachi is not in rotation for Cutthroat right now due to an issue causing mixed teams in the initial spawns at the start of a match.
Quarry, Rundown, and Scrapyard removed from Hardpoint
The Quarry, Rundown, and Scrapyard maps are temporarily removed from the Hardpoint playlist due to spawn problems.
Minimap red dots can sometimes be inaccurate
The minimap red dots indicating enemies are not accounting for elevation properly. Sledgehammer Games is currently investigating the problem.
Bombsite A on Terminal is bugged
Players can currently plant a bomb at Bombsite A on Terminal in Search and Destroy from somewhere they shouldn't be able to. Sledgehammer Games is investigating the issue.
FOV can be set higher than it should be following Infil
After Infil, players are sometimes able to set their field of view (FOV) higher than they should be. Sledgehammer Games is currently investigating the issue.
2XP token causes UI to get stuck
When players use a 2XP token, there's a chance for the UI to get stuck on "Activating Token."
Sledgehammer Games is currently investigating the problem.
MW3: List of Zombies bugs and issues
Golden Enigma and Golden Ivory aren't unlocking in specific loadouts
A number of players are reporting that the Golden Enigma and Golden Ivory camos aren't unlocking for players with specific loadouts. Treyarch is investigating the problem, and is asking affected players to share their exact details when reaching out to support in order to collate as much data as possible.
FR 5.56 Digital Wildwood completion criteria is incorrect
Right now, the completion criteria for the FR 5.56 Digital Wildwood is listed incorrectly. Treyarch has identified this and will be fixing it in a future.
Battle Pass XP rates are not consistent
A large number of players are reporting that earning Battle Pass XP while playing Zombies is extremely inconsistent. Treyarch is investigating the problem.
Missions in Act 2 don't automatically queue in-game
Missions for Act 2 aren't automatically queuing for players while in-game. Treyarch has a fix planned for this issue.
Workaround: Until the fix arrives, players can successfully complete Act 2 but will need to exfil after completing a mission to activate the next one.
Stay up to date
We're continuing to keep this list up to date, so if you encounter an issue that we don't have listed here, be sure to leave a comment and/or reach out to Activision support so that the developers can know about this problem.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is currently available on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows PC, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation 4. Despite being the first Call of Duty game released under Microsoft as (technically) a first-party title, the game was almost entirely done with development when Microsoft finalized its acquisition of Activision Blizzard; Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is not currently available on Xbox Game Pass.
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