Modern Warfare 2

Fix Modern Warfare 2 Stuck on Installing for PS5

Modern Warfare 2’s official launch is around the corner, but early-access players are still facing various problems with the game. PS5 players are especially plagued by issues while launching the game, especially after the latest update. After the update, users are facing difficulties trying to log in to the game, where the Installing screen comes up and the loading bar is stuck. In this guide, we will see how to fix the stuck-on-installing issue in Modern Warfare 2. 

Fix Modern Warfare 2 Stuck on Installing for PS5

PS5 players are facing problems while trying to log into the game after the latest update, where the login screen will show an installation bar that doesn’t seem to progress. Here we will see how to fix the stuck-on-installing problem for Modern Warfare 2.

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The issue of PS5 players being unable to log in after the latest update has been patch fixed, as mentioned in the tweet below.

The stuck-on-installing error is similar to the NIAMEY-LEE error for the PS5, as both of them locked players out of the game. However, the fixes for both issues are the same.

  • When the installing screen comes up, press cancel
  • Press the start/ options button, then head over to the quick settings menu
  • Once you are in, click the back button
  • This will take you to the campaign mission screen 

Some players also found that going back and starting the game in offline mode seems to help bypass the installing error. 

Hopefully, since the issue has been rectified, you just have to restart your game and load it again. Most PS5 players were able to log in after that without losing or resetting their progress, further easing the issues in MW2.

That’s all there is to know about the problem of installing screen errors in Modern Warfare 2. If you like this guide you can check out our other guides as well. 

Kirthana K
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