Many players of Warzone 2 and the Extraction Mode DMZ have problems that regularly cause a crash, so in this guide, we will show you how to fix this error.
Here’s the deal: On November 16, the free Battle Royale spin-off Warzone 2 and the Extraction shooter mode DMZ were released. Right at release, however, many players complain that they can’t join the servers and that’s why they regularly get an error and crash. In this guide, we will show you what you can do to fix this error.
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Fix Warzone 2 & DMZ Crash – Crash due to Server Error?
Right at the release of Warzone 2 and DMZ, many players seem to have the problem of server crash or the game not loading at all. We have prepared a small guide that might help at least players on PC.
Note: This troubleshooting currently only works on PC.
Fix the server error and DMZ crash in Battle.net launcher:
- Step 1: Open the Battle.net launcher and go to Warzone 2.0’s game settings there (The gear icon next to the play button).
- Step 2: Under “Application” you will find the item for advanced settings. Activate both checkboxes there.
- Step 3: Make sure that you have deactivated the bandwidth limitation in Download.
- Step 4: Save the settings and close the window.
- Step 5: Now click on Scan and Repair. (You can find this setting again in the gear menu next to the play button).
- Step 6: Start the game, and you can enjoy Warzone and DMZ.
Fix the server error and crash of DMZ in Steam:
- Step 1: Open Steam and open the settings (top left).
- Step 2: Under the “Downloads” section, make sure that you do not throttle the bandwidth. Close the window afterwards.
- Step 3: Open the game properties by right-clicking on Warzone in the library. There you will find the option to “Check game files for errors” under “Local files”.
- Step 4: Once you have checked the files, you can close all windows.
- Step 5: Start the game and enjoy Warzone and DMZ.
Tip: If these steps do not fix the error and Warzone 2 & DMZ crash, you can download and install the latest NVIDIA driver. Of course, this requires that you have an NVIDIA graphics card installed in your PC.
Fix Warzone 2 & DMZ Crash with Text Editor
The community has found another option for PC players that requires you to edit a document. This should also help fix the crashes on PC for Warzone 2 and DMZ.
- Step 1: Open your documents folder (C:/Users/Name/Documents). Or easily find it using the Windows search function.
- Step 2: Open the Call of Duty folder and then Players.
- Step 3: Open the file “Options.3.cod22.cst” with an editor of your choice.
- Step 4: Change the following values in line 314 (almost at the bottom), where X is the number of your CPU cores:
- RendererWorkerCount:0.0 = “X” // -1 to 16
- Step 5: Change the following values in line 317 (almost at the bottom) to 0.550000.
- VideoMemoryScale:0.0 = “0.550000” // 0.000000 to 2.000000
- Step 6: Save your changes and right-click on Options.3.cod22.cst.
- Step 7: Click on Properties and then Security.
- Step 8: In the “Permissions for the SYSTEM” click on Edit and select “Deny” for writing permission. Now Call of Duty can no longer overwrite your file.
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