Warzone 2 and MW2 January 30 update patch notes

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Although there's plenty of attention on the launch of Season Two for Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2, Infinity Ward continues to make changes to the battle royale and various elements of multiplayer. The Warzone 2 January 30 patch notes are bound to contain a handful of changes to ensure players have a smooth experience across the board.

With a new season of content a few weeks away, there's a high chance of this particular update only featuring a few changes before further adjustments arrive alongside the next batch of fresh content.


Before we take a closer look at the Warzone 2 and MW2 January 30 patch notes, check out our guides showcasing the current Warzone 2 meta and all there is to know about the best Modern Warfare 2 SMG.

Warzone 2 January 30 patch notes

Infinity Ward has revealed the full patch notes revealing plenty of changes making their way to Warzone 2. With only a few weeks of Season One remaining, the chances of any major changes impacting the current meta and the core mechanics are slim.

Here's the full list of patch notes specific to Warzone 2:

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where deploying a Recon Drone near water could cause some Players to lose movement.


  • Fixed an issue causing the Rewards section of the Faction Mission menu to display incorrectly.
  • Addressed a number of issues impacting the functionality and navigation of equipping and previewing Insured Weapons.
  • Fixed an issue where Players could not access Gunsmith to change camos when equipping a Launcher in an Insured Weapon slot.
Warzone 2 player aiming down sights
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Modern Warfare 2 January 30 patch notes

In addition to Warzone 2, the January 30 update also contains changes to Modern Warfare 2. After publishing the patch notes, here's what's changing in multiplayer.


  • ​​This update contains several fixes to reduce the number of known crashes. We continue to prioritize increased stability and crash fixes across all platforms.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue that showed Weapon Decals and Stickers as blocked.
  • Fixed an issue where using Spotter Scope could cause target markers to persist when aimed down sights with a Weapon.
  • Fixed an issue allowing the Sentry Gun to be placed inside a tank to eliminate enemies.
  • Fixed an issue where Gun Screens weren’t showing correctly on the Gunsmith UI tile.
  • Fixed an issue in the Gunsmith where Players could be kicked back to the main menu when creating a custom knife.
  • Fixed an issue in Gunsmith that could cause knife variants to display incorrectly.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented some Players from saving a custom mod while trying to select a Camo.
  • Fixed an issue causing some Players to crash when dismissing a notification.
  • Fixed some issues Players were having with accessing and leaving the Firing Range.

Navigation improvements

  • Addressed various issues with the Social menu to improve navigation and functionality.
  • Fixed an issue preventing some users from navigating through the Friends/Recent tab after scrolling over the top row.
  • Fixed an issue where Calling Card previews are not displaying correctly in the challenge completion animation.
  • Fixed a UI issue causing text overlap in the After Action Report.

Warzone 2 and MW2 January 30 update size

According to PlayStation users capable of pre-loading the update before it launches, the Warzone 2 and MW2 January 30 update is 330MB. It's only a small one which is great news if you don't have a fast internet connection.

For Xbox and PC users, expect a similar update size or a download that's slightly bigger to enable additional copying space.


That's all there is to know about the Warzone 2 and MW2 January 30 update patch notes. Before you drop into the action, don't forget to take a look at our guides showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifle and the best Warzone 2 RPK loadout currently dominating Al Mazrah.