Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 May 24 patch notes

Screenshot showing Warzone 2 players taking cover near corridor
Credit: Activision

Screenshot showing Warzone 2 players taking cover near corridor
Credit: Activision

Wondering what has changed in the Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 May 24 update patch notes? We've got you covered. As Season 3 Reloaded enters its final stages, Infinity Ward and Raven Software have released another update for Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 in a bid to address numerous issues with the battle royale and multiplayer.

Unlike the larger updates, there's no need to spend any time downloading it. A quick restart when loading up the game is all that's required for one of the last updates before the launch of Season 4.

Before we take a closer look at the Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 May 24 patch notes, don't forget to check out our other guides showcasing the current Warzone 2 meta and all there is to know about the next Modern Warfare 2 double XP event.

Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 May 24 patch notes




  • Adjusted pick up weapon prompt to no longer overlap with the killfeed

Bug fixes


  • Fixed tracking for Cronen Squall Mastery Challenges
  • Fixed an issue where splashes for some GS Magna unlocks was not displaying
  • Fixed an issue where pressing back or “esc” when in the Store tab would not take the Player back to Weapon Select in the Loadout menu
  • Addressed some issues with navigation and flow of the Battle Pass
  • Fixed an issue where Ranked Play wins were not tracking correctly on Gun Screens


  • Fixed some issues where the tool tip message would not disappear correctly
  • Fixed the Throwing Star icon to display correctly in the killfeed
  • Fixed an issue where the locked icon was not correctly displaying in Drop Zone
  • Fixed a visibility issue with the bomb icon in Search and Destroy


Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue causing Players username and level to overlap on the scoreboard in Ground War
  • Fixed an invalid bomb pickup location in Cyber Attack on Pelayo’s Lighthouse that could cause a crash for some Players.
  • Fixed an issue where some Players could not leave a Private Match of CDL Hardpoint
  • Fixed an issue that caused Zombie Players in Infected to be able to cut their chutes and attack human Players from the air
  • Added several adjustments to improve enemy combatant behavior (especially arrival via helicopter) in Invasion on Rohan Oilfields
  • Fixed an issue where “CDL Rules in Effect” splash was appearing while matchmaking for Faceoff

Special ops

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where Players were unable to load into Cooperative missions after acquiring a Secure Backpack in DMZ

Warzone 2

Recently updated

  • Mitigate a known disconnect issue in DMZ
  • Addressed frequency of Battle Royale final circles over water
  • Fixed an issue affecting FPS for some players at the start of matches and when editing loadouts

Battle Royale - Ranked play

Match Ruleset Adjustments

  • Weapons/Attachments
    • Restricted
      • Specific Thermal Optics
        • SZ Holotherm
        • VX350 Thermal Optic
        • Teplo-op3 Scope
        • Thermo-Optic X9
        • Teplo Clear Shot
        • Drexsom Prime-90
      • These Optics attachments will appear unrestricted in custom loadouts menus until a future update but will be restricted in-game and show as restricted in loadouts once you're in a match.
  • Killstreaks
    • Restricted
      • Cluster Mines
      • Bomb Drones
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  • Social Features
    • Restricted
      • Global Text Chat

SR (Skill rating)

  • Updated Final Placement SR
    • We're increasing the SR earned for early Placement Milestones to streamline the distribution of SR players receive throughout the match.
    • Updated Placement SR:
      • Top 40: 10
      • Top 30: 20
      • Top 20: 30
      • Top 10: 40
      • Top 5: 50

Bug fixes

Ranked Play

  • Fixed an issue that prevented players from utilizing Weapon Tuning in the Warzone Ranked Play Loadout menus.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed players to obtain rocks when a new Gulag round occurred.
  • Fixed an issue where portions of the post match flow could play out of order
  • Fixed an issue which sometimes caused the Warzone Ranked Trios description to loop


  • Fixed an issue where Players could not navigate to View Profile from the Squad Missions in-game menu
  • Fixed an issue in which the Black Keycard inside the Koschei Complex was only dropping in used condition and not pristine/unused
  • Fixed an issue in which killing the Vulture boss first would cause the doors to the stairwell will not unlock upon killing the Rusher in Koschei Complex
  • Added a callout for when indicate when the Rhinoceros boss is regenerating health

There you have it, that's a full overview of the changes made in the Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 May 24 patch notes. For more Call of Duty, take a look at our guides highlighting the best Warzone 2 ranked play loadouts and the best Modern Warfare 2 SMG for close-range combat.

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