Name of Obligation: Warzone 2 has a bug that’s locking gamers out of the free-to-play recreation until they buy Name of Obligation: Trendy Warfare II. That is barely complicated: Warzone 2 and Trendy Warfare 2 share the identical shopper launcher, however are distinct merchandise, and gamers ought to be capable of obtain Warzone 2 and play it with out having bought Trendy Warfare 2.
The issue seems to be widespread, and normally appears to happen after gamers have performed a number of matches and attempt to begin one other from the menus. At this level a pop-up window seems saying “Buy Trendy Warfare 2 to have entry to the whole lot” and the sport will not begin. This seems to be taking place throughout a number of playlists, and restarting the sport would not assist.
“Since yesterday I performed in all probability round 6 Warzone 2.0 matches with no downside (completed my final match a couple of minutes in the past),” wrote Unf0cused. “Now when I attempt to play it, after I click on Battle Royale Solos I get the “Buy Trendy Warfare II to have entry to the whole lot” window (I’ve additionally tried the opposite BR variants with the identical end result).”
Gamers have been capable of work out methods round sure Warzone 2 glitches just like the social feed not working (which is now fastened) however this seems to be a tough block for the time being. It’s definitely unintentional, as a result of it has additionally been locking out gamers who’ve already bought Trendy Warfare 2.
The Warzone 2 trello board accommodates no point out of this explicit glitch, although it does be aware that the ‘play once more’ button has been quickly disabled which can have one thing to do with it, nor has there been any acknowledgement from different official channels. Warzone 2 simply pushed a patch dwell for a bug that was stopping gamers from partying up, so it seems to be just like the repair might have had unintended penalties.