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Here’s why you can’t invite friends on Modern Warfare 2 or Warzone 2

If you're wondering why you can't invite your friends on Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 or the battle royale shooter Warzone 2, here's what you need to know

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If you’re eager to jump into a Call of Duty game, but you’re finding you can’t invite friends in Modern Warfare 2 or the new battle royale shooter Warzone 2, you’re not alone. We have everything you need to know about this strange experience and how you can combat it below.

Of course, looking at things like the best Warzone 2 settings and best Warzone 2 loadouts will help you prepare for your next game. However, if there’s one thing that you need above all else – something we can’t guide for you, either – that’s a squad. So, not being able to link up with them is a bit of a nightmare – especially so soon after launch. Thankfully, we have information on how to combat this below.

Why you can’t invite friends on Modern Warfare 2 or Warzone 2

At the moment, the only thing we know is that this appears to be some sort of bug with the new Season 1 update. There’s no ETA on a fix, but one is surely coming.

If you want a workaround, here’s how to invite friends on Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 when it’s bugged:

  • Head to “Channels” tab
    • You can do this by pressing start/menu and then R1/RB on consoles and find it in the top right on PC
  • Create your own channel or select the Party Game Channel
  • Invite your friends here and party up via the Channels menu

Well, that’s all there is to it. Once you’ve sorted this out, why not check out the best Warzone 2 FOV option here or the best Warzone 2 guns here. You’re going to need to be well-equipped to deal with Al Mazrah. Trust us.