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How to Fix Slow Download Speed for Warzone 2

Is the download speed for Warzone 2 slow on Battle.net?

Warzone 2.0 is a large, free-to-play combat arena with a brand-new map called AL Mazrah.

Team up with your friends and fight in a battleground in the city and rural outskirts.

Loot supply boxes for rewards and finish contracts to develop your arsenal and get a tactical advantage.

There’s a new sandbox objective-based mode where you can choose your own experience and get gear to keep in your inventory.

If you purchase the Vault Edition of MW2, you’ll get the Red Team 141 Operator Pack, FJX Cinder Weapon Vault, Battle Pass, and 50 Tier Skips*.

In this guide, you’ll how to fix the slow download speed for Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 on Battle.net on PC.

Why is Warzone 2 downloading so slow?

Warzone 2 is downloading so slowly because the Battle.net servers are overloaded.

According to @BlizzardCS on Twitter, Battle.net downloads are currently unavailable for The Americas.

This is probably due to a spike in the number of Warzone 2 downloads.

Many users are complaining about the slow download speed on Twitter.

“Is it just I or the Battle.net download speed has been super slow today?”.

“When u have 1GB/s internet speed but Blizzard says no man, let’s do 900kb/s”.

“I’ve been stuck at 25% for half an hour, please fix your servers”.

To bypass the slow download speed, you can wait until there are fewer people downloading the game.

Otherwise, you can try using the method below to speed up the download.

How to fix slow download speed for Warzone 2

To fix the slow download speed for Warzone 2, try limiting the download bandwidth to 500 KB/s, pause and unpause the download, disable the download bandwidth limit, then pause and unpause the download again.

Alternatively, you can try connecting to a VPN (using a free VPN like ProtonVPN) like Japan or Sweden.

Method 1: Limit the download bandwidth

slow download speed for Warzone 2
  1. Battle.net > Warzone 2 > Options.
  2. Game settings > Downloads > Limit download bandwidth.
  3. Enable “Latest Updates” and set it to 500 KB/s.
  4. Pause the download for 10 seconds and unpause it.
  5. Game settings > Downloads > Limit download bandwidth.
  6. Disable “Latest Updates”.
  7. Pause the download for 10 seconds and unpause it.

Method 2: Connect to a VPN

  1. Download a free VPN like ProtonVPN.
  2. Create a ProtonVPN account and log in.
  3. Connect to a VPN outside of your country (e.g., Japan, Sweden, Canada).

Further reading

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