Warzone’ ping glitch is making the sport “unplayable”

Players are calling on Activision and Raven Software to repair a ping glitch that’s making Call Of Duty: Warzone “unplayable”.

Sharing footage of a laggy recreation, Reddit person The_Ur3an_Myth wrote: “Now pinging anything will cause frameskips and ping spikes. This is borderline unplayable as you’re always pinging enemies. I am desperate to get this fixed, is there any way I/we can escalate this to get a mandatory fix?”

Pinging is a manner of alerting teammates to an enemy or focal point on the map.

Call of Duty: Warzone
Call of Duty: Warzone. Credit: Raven Software.

They went on to clarify that they “reinstalled the game after the reloaded patch launched (earlier this week) and this is the state of the game. 90 per cent of the time (the lag) occurs after the 1st match and persists until I restart the game, the other 10 per cent occurs immediately in the 1st match.”

They’re not the one Warzone gamers reporting the bug both, with related threads coming from Guy_From_Mars1 and iByRaMa alongside an entire host of feedback from gamers sharing their frustrations.

“So when I first read this, I was like surely not, then dropped into a game and noticed lag and thought to test this theory out. You are 100 per cent correct. Even if my team mates ping anything or if an icon is across the screen there is drastic lag on the PS4. We tried to avoid pinging but it’s near impossible ‘cause it’s such a habit. When you’re trying to ping an enemy, that’s when you want the least lag,” wrote one participant.

Call of Duty Warzone
Call of Duty Warzone. Credit: Raven Software

“Before the update, my game rarely dropped below 80 fps, now it goes up and down constantly down to 20fps, it’s literally unplayable,” added one other, with the bug affecting each PC and PS4 variations of the sport.

In different information, Infinity Ward is about to share new particulars about Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 this weekend on the League Championship.

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