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Warzone 2 Servers Down? How To Check Server Status

Wondering if the Warzone 2 servers are currently down? Here's our step-by-step guide for Call of Duty fans to check the server status for WZ2.
Warzone 2 Servers Down? How To Check Server Status

As arguably one of the biggest free-to-play launches of 2022, Warzone 2 and its DMZ mode see Call of Duty fans enter the massive Al Mazrah map, enjoying a plethora of features. With every big new game release, especially of this magnitude, there are bound to be some server issues or downtime.

This article answers the question, "Are Warzone servers currently down?" and explains exactly how you can check the server status for both Warzone 2 and its DMZ mode for any platform, be it PC, Xbox, or PlayStation, so let's drop in!

Update on 8 November 2023: This article reflects the latest information about the Warzone 2 and DMZ mode server status.

Are Warzone 2 & DMZ Servers Down?

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There might be some unexpected outages of emergency maintenance, causing the Warzone 2 and DMZ mode servers to go down quickly. (Picture: Activision)

The Warzone 2 and DMZ mode servers are not down at the time of writing. This, however, could change at a moment's notice, as during the first few months following Warzone 2's launch, there might be some unexpected server downtime. This could be due to the large influx of players.

The developers recently noted that they will be focused on "ensuring the new Warzone 2.0 free-to-play ecosystem is running effectively."

Planned maintenance might also occur, as there will likely be quite a few hotfix updates pushed out.

How to Check Warzone 2 Server Status

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Online Services for the original Warzone will go down until 28th November 2022 once Warzone 2 launches on 16th November. (Picture: Activision)

Before going all IT Crowd on your gaming equipment or router, we suggest checking the Warzone 2 server status and the status of your platform's network. However, it doesn't hurt turning it off and on again...

To check the server status for your favorite Call of Duty title, including Warzone, head to Activision's Online Services page and select the game from the dropdown box on the right, as per the image above.

On the Online Services page, gamers can also find options to check the status of platform networks, such as PSN, Xbox Live,, and more. This is an important step, as it might not be the actual Warzone 2 servers or your setup that are causing connection issues.

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Even Activision suggests turning it off and on again...(Picture: Activision)

For those who want the latest server status info on Warzone 2 and its DMZ mode, we suggest players follow the Activision Support account on Twitter and Infinity Ward's Twitter account for quick updates.

If connection issues persist, we advise gamers to contact Activision support via Online Services and test their internet connection in another title to ensure it isn't a user error.

So there you have it, a step-by-step guide to checking the server status of Warzone 2 and its DMZ mode. We do recommend for titles such as this one that you use a Wired connection to your gaming device instead of Wi-Fi for the best possible experience.

For more on Call of Duty: Warzone 2, check out be sure to check out our dedicated section and learn more with some of our Warzone 2 Guides & Tutorials below:

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