Warzone 2 is finally out, but players are experiencing issues with the game crashing the console already. Xbox players on series X|S are having problems trying to log into the Warzone 2 servers and play the game. There are a few things you can try to get the game to start working again, and in this guide, we will see how to fix Warzone 2 crashing on Xbox Series X|S.
Fix Warzone 2 Crashing on Xbox Series X|S
You can try a few tips to help ease the issue of Warzone 2 crashing on Xbox Series X|S. Let us run through all the steps below.
Clear Xbox Series X|S Cache
To clear the cache on your Xbox series X|S, click on the Xbox button in the middle of your controller, this will take you to the console home screen. Click on Profile > Settings > Devices and connections > Blu-Ray > Persistent storage > Clear Storage. After that, you need to reset your console to clear out any cache left. To do this, click on the Xbox home button on the controller and select Profile > Settings > System > Console info > Reset Console. You can choose to keep your games and apps, or remove everything entirely and start from scratch.
Perform Xbox Series X|S Power Cycle
Power cycling your Xbox will also help clear out all temporary files to help Warzone 2 to start working again. To do a power cycle, you need to shut down the console, then unplug it from its socket. You have to wait for a few minutes before you plug it back in again. While you wait, you should hold down the power button on the console for 5 to 10 seconds, then let go. Keep repeating this step till a few minutes have passed, then plug your console back in and start it up.
Enable/ disable Crossplay for Warzone 2 on Xbox Series X|S
Some players have reported that enabling or disabling crossplay helped solve the issue of Warzone 2 crashing on Xbox. To do this, press the Xbox button on your controller, then select Profile > Settings > General/ Account > Privacy and Online Safety > Xbox privacy > View details & customize > Communication and Multiplayer. Over here, you will find an option called Cross-network play, which you can disable or enable to fix the crashing issue on Warzone 2.
Disable On-Demand Texture Streaming for Warzone 2 on Xbox Series X|S
You can disable the on-demand texture streaming for Warzone 2 by heading into the settings option in the game and scrolling down to the graphics section. You can download all your textures to your Xbox SSD instead of HD to free up space and run the game more smoothly.
Check for Xbox Series X|S Hardware Faults
If you suspect that it could be a hardware issue, you can send in your Xbox for a replacement if it is under warranty, or get the console repaired.
Change MAC Address for Xbox Series X|S
If you suspect it could be a network issue, you can try to change the MAC address by clicking on the Xbox button on the controller and heading into Profile > Settings > General > Network > Advanced Settings > Alternative MAC address > Clear. Restart your console to see if it helps,
Reinstall Warzone 2 for Xbox Series X|S
Sometimes, if the game hasn’t downloaded properly, you will experience crashing on your console. You can try to uninstall and reinstall Warzone 2 to see if it works, or you can just check if you have the latest version of the game and have not missed any patch updates. You should ensure that you have the latest version of the game on the console.
Update Software for Xbox Series X|S
If your software is not up to date, then you should download all the latest updates for the Xbox. To do this, press the Xbox button on your controller > Profile > Settings > System > Updates. Click on any system update available, or head back to the main menu if there are no updates.
Check Warzone 2 Server Status
If Warzone 2 servers are down, then you will face issues trying to log into the game. You can check the server status for Warzone 2 online by checking out their Twitter page or their website.
Contact Warzone 2 Customer Support
You can also contact the customer support team for Warzone 2 if the issue with crashing is persistent on the Xbox series X|S.
That’s all there is to know about solving the issue of Warzone 2 crashing in Xbox Series X|S. If you like this guide you can check out our other guides as well.