UPDATE 2: Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War and fans from Warzone are reportedly lined up to access online multiplayer.
Judging by the latest reports on social media, Call of Duty servers are experiencing large amounts and players are queuing up.
While not ideal, it feels like there is some light at the end of the tunnel for fans waiting to enter a game.
UPDATE: Microsoft has released a new update on Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War and Warzone server issues.
Microsoft encourages gamers to check the Xbox status page for updates on Call of Duty server issues.
“We are aware that users may experience issues playing Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. We update here and there xbox.com/status when we have more information to share! “
ORIGINAL: Call of Duty servers seem to have gone down so that thousands of fans cannot enjoy multiplayer.
Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War and Warzone server status make gloomy reading for fans who have complained about not having access to multiplayer.
Independent website Down Detector has received over a thousand reports that Call of Duty is not working.
The outage tracker monitors social mentions around specific topics to detect when services go down worldwide.
The Down Detector interrupt map shows that Call of Duty issues affect users in the UK, Europe and the US.
Fans trying to log in will be greeted by a message that servers may be undergoing maintenance.
“Unable to connect to online services from Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War,”
“The servers may be under maintenance or you may experience a network outage. Please try again later.”
Activision is currently investigating the issue and recommends PC users clear their cache.
Hi! Sorry to hear about your issues. Please try clearing the cache to see if it helps https://bit.ly/2NpJLMn. If this does not work, DM your Activision ID, email, platform and Gamertag , when you get a chance. “
Needless to say, fans have expressed their opinion on server issues online.
“I put my 2xp and 2xp weapon tokens just minutes before they went down,” one fan tweets.
“Well. Call of Duty is down. Guess today is a video editing day,” tweets another.
The news comes just days after it was suggested that Call of Duty Warzone season 2 could end up in a secret new state.
According to reports, the Verdansk map could be bombed under a hail of nuclear weapons.
Some fans have found audio files that include references to Verdansk is being overrun by zombies.
The new plague zones would likely be populated by undead creatures and could include players who had to exile before being overrun.