Fix Modern Warfare 2 Ranked Competitor Skin Bug

Prasiddh Thakkar
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Modern Warfare 2 is a very popular FPS game developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision. It was first released on 10th November 2009 and MW2 is the sixth installment in the CoD series. Modern Warfare 2 is well-received critically and commercially, becoming one of the best-selling games of all time. But unfortunately, the gamers are still reporting several bugs and issues with the game including the Ranked Competitor Skin bug. Due to this problem, players are unable to participate in ranked mode if they use certain skins. If you are encountering the same problem, here is how you can fix it with some quick workarounds.

How to Fix Modern Warfare 2 Ranked Competitor Skin Bug

There could be multiple reasons why you are encountering the Ranked Competitor skin bug in Modern Warfare 2 such as:

– Server issues

– Outdated game

– Missing or corrupted game files

– Interference of cheats and mods

One of the possible causes is server issues and if that is the case, you can’t do anything to fix it. Just wait until the servers are back on track and the issue will get resolved. If you couldn’t find any server related issues, then this guide has covered all potential solutions to fix the Modern Warfare 2 Ranked Competitor skin bug.

1. First of all, make sure your game doesn’t have any pending updates. An outdated game can cause multiple issues including a Ranked Competitor skin bug. So, make sure your game is fully updated to the latest version.

2. Some missing or corrupted game files are also one of the reasons why you are having this problem. For this, you need to repair those files by going to the Steam Library >> Right-click on the game >> Properties >> Local Files >> Verify the integrity of game files. Once done, relaunch the game.

3. In case you are using any cheats or mods in MW2, disable them and then relaunch the game. 

4. If nothing helped, we recommend playing another game with the ranked mode and you might not face this problem.

5. At last, you can try uninstalling the game completely and then reinstalling the fresh copy.

That’s everything you can try fixing the Modern Warfare 2 Ranked Competitor skin bug. Activision is yet to acknowledge this bug but since many players are reporting on this, they will surely take action and resolve it as early as possible. Meanwhile, hopefully, one of the aforementioned methods will help you to resolve the MW 2 Ranked Competitor skin bug.

Read more: How to fix Modern Warfare 2 voice chat not working issue.

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