Modern Warfare 2

Fix Modern Warfare 2 Status Installing Bug on PS, Xbox, & PC

Fix Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Status Installing Bug on PS, Xbox, & PC

The release of CoD Modern Warfare 2 has surprisingly gone well and apart from a few crashing issues, the game has a few other bugs that certainly cause despair. One of the recent bugs many players are encountering is the “Status Installing” error that prevents many players from experiencing MW 2’s multiplayer. It doesn’t appear only on a specific gaming device but “Status Installing” is troubling on all gaming platforms including PS4, PS5, Xbox, and PC. If you are also not able to enjoy the game due to this bug, here we show you what you need to do.

How to Fix MW2 Status Installing Bug on PS, Xbox, & PC

Although the support team has officially mentioned on their Twitter page that the issue has been resolved, many players are still facing the same issue.

If you are one of them, here we have covered all potential solutions to fix the CoD Modern Warfare 2 ‘Status installing’ bug on PS, Xbox, and PC.

1. Open Up Quick Settings and Exit

First of all, as we have stated above, this method is suggested by Infinity Ward. They said to open the quick settings menu and exit from it. This trick fixed the MW2 “Status installing’ bug. This way, you will be able to return to the correct menu. Here are the steps to follow:

– When you receive an error, hit ‘Yes.’

– Click on the ‘Settings’ button

– G to the ‘Settings’ tab

– Access any subcategory or settings

– And then back out

2. Restart Your Gaming Device

One of the reasons why you are encountering a status installing bug on your gaming device is that you didn’t close the game properly before you turned it off or put it in the rest mode on PS5; if that is the case, restart your gaming device (PC, PS, or Xbox) and then relaunch the game.

3. Reinstall the Game

If nothing helped, as a last resort, try to uninstall the game entirely and then reinstall it, and the bug should be fixed now.

That’s all you can try to fix the CoD Modern Warfare 2 ‘Status installing’ bug on PS, Xbox, and PC. Even after trying all these methods, if you are still experiencing the same problem, reach out to Infinity Ward on their official Twitter page – @InfinityWard, and they will answer your query as early as possible. 

Also check – How to fix CoD Modern Warfare 2 crashing, crash at startup, won’t start, and not launching on PC.

Prasiddh Thakkar
I am a trainee at QM Games.

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