Call Of Duty: Warzone Server Queues Continue On Nuke Event Day 2
Players looking to play today's Call Of Duty: Warzone event are being met with long server queues and crashes.
Update: Server queue problems continued on the second day of the event, with wait times ranging upwards of 20 minutes upon actually hitting noon PT / 3 PM ET. Players trying to restart and enter the queue again are also having issues getting back in.
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Today's long-awaited Verdansk nuke event in Call of Duty: Warzone isn't going smoothly. Warzone players on Reddit are reporting being stuck in unmoving server queues (and have now expanded to impact CoD: Black Ops Cold War, too). The event began at 12 PM PST / 3 PM EST and was only scheduled to run for two hours, making it a real problem that some players were unable to get right in--and leading to some anger (and memes) from fans on Twitter. Activision has since extended the event by an hour and is now set to end shortly as of the time of this writing.
Activision has commented on the apparent struggle players are going through to log on to Call of Duty: Warzone. In a tweet posted by the Activision Support account, the company said, "We're actively investigating an issue with long wait times in the server queue for Warzone." Players trying to get into a game of Call of Duty: Warzone are being met with a server queue that remains locked at 20 minutes.
We're actively investigating an issue with long wait times in the server queue for #WARZONE. Stay tuned for updates.— Activision Support (@ATVIAssist) April 21, 2021
A number of players that make it through the server queue are still reporting server issues. For some players, the end of a match is met with a server error or game crash. It is possible to play through the event in its entirety though.
Call of Duty: Warzone developer Raven Software has also commented on the ongoing issues via Twitter. The developer is "actively investigating the Warzone Destruction of Verdansk part 1 server issues." An update is also on the way that should "help reduce the frequency of crashes." As noted above, the event was also extended by one hour, running until 3 PM ET. There's no indication that access to this event will ever be available on
The Destruction of Verdansk Part 1 has been extended for another hour. Dive into #Warzone now.— Call of Duty 🌑 (@CallofDuty) April 21, 2021
Over on Twitter, fans have been reacting with memes targeting Activision for the server issues. You can check out a sampling below (hopefully you're a SpongeBob fan).
Activision when they do literally anything pic.twitter.com/alcf6YHeOs— Quinn Mell-Cobb (@QuinnMellCobb) April 21, 2021
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