In our Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Crossplay Guide you experience:
- Which platforms can play together
- How to turn off crossplay
For some years supports the Call of Duty series crossplay. We have collected all the information about crossplay in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for you.
CoD MW2: Crossplay – Which platforms can play together?
Crossplay is enabled by default in MW2. All platforms where Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is available can crossplay play the multiplayer and co-op modes together. These include: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.
To play with friends on other platforms, you must add each other as friends in Call of Duty. To do this, open this social menu in the top right corner of the main menu (R3 on console), select “Add Friends” and enter a friend’s Activision ID to send a request. Once the request has been confirmed, you can invite each other to parties and start matches together.
Is there cross-progression in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2?
Yes, there is cross-progression in Modern Warfare 2. If you switch platforms and log in with your Activision account, it becomes yours complete game progress taken over. Only the CoD points, which you can buy for real money in the in-game shop, are tied to the platform on which they were purchased and can only be spent there.
Can I disable crossplay in MW2?
Disable Crossplay on PS4 & PS5
For reasons not yet known, crossplay can only be disabled in-game on PS4 and PS5. Open the “Account & Network” settings and sets the crossplay switch to “off”. As a result, you will only encounter other PlayStation players in matches.
However, there are two game modes that also work on PS4 and PS5 only with activated crossplay: Ground War and Invasion. As soon as you try to start either mode with crossplay disabled, you will receive a message that you need to enable crossplay in order to play those modes.
By the way: The “Invasion” mode is perfect for leveling weapons. We’ll tell you how best to do it there and many other tricks in our big tips guide for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
Turn off crossplay on PC, Xbox One & Xbox Series X/S – is that possible?
On PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S, the crossplay option is missing in the settings. You can there in the game Do not disable crossplay.
PC gamers therefore have no optionstop crossplay in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
On Xbox However, there is a system setting to disable crossplay in all games:
- Open the guide with the Xbox button, go to “Profile and system” and open the settings.
- Go to Account > Privacy & Online Safety > Xbox Privacy > View Details & Customize > Communication & Multiplayer.
- Set the second option “You can now join a cross-network game” to “Block”.
danger: Tom Warren from The Verge reports that this setting does not always work on the Xbox and can sometimes lead to very long waiting times in the game.
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