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How to Turn Off Crossplay in Modern Warfare 2

Are you looking to turn off crossplay in Modern Warfare 2?

Modern Warfare 2 features an unparalleled worldwide conflict that returns the Task Force 141 Operators.

There are highly classified missions, infiltration tactical ops, and more.

Infinity Ward provides state-of-the-art gameplay with revamped gun handling, an advanced AI system, a new Gunsmith, and many other graphical innovations.

MW2 has multiple modes like a single-player campaign, multiplayer combat, and a co-op story special Ops experience.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to turn off crossplay in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (MW2) for Xbox, PS4, PS5, and PC.

Can you turn off crossplay in MW2?

Yes, you can turn off crossplay in MW2.

Turning off crossplay for PC, PS4, and PS5 is easy because you just need to open your game settings.

However, doing it for Xbox is difficult because you need to go to your Xbox settings instead.

Turning off crossplay will prevent you from playing against PC players if you’re playing on a console.

However, your waiting time might be longer because you’ll only be matched up against console players.

How to turn off crossplay in Modern Warfare 2

To turn off crossplay in Modern Warfare 2, you need to block “You can join cross-network play” for Xbox.

If you’re using a PC, PS4, or PS5, you can do this by navigating to your game settings and turning off “Crossplay”.

Turn off crossplay for Xbox

Turn off crossplay in Modern Warfare 2 for Xbox
  1. Press the Xbox button and select your profile picture.
  2. Go to your settings.
  3. General > Online safety & family > Privacy & online safety.
  4. Xbox privacy > View details and customize > Communication & multiplayer.
  5. You can join cross-network play > Block.

Blocking “You can join cross-network play” will prevent you from joining a PC lobby.

You’ll only play against other console players.

Turn off crossplay for PS4/PS5/PC

Turn off crossplay in Modern Warfare 2 for PS4
  1. Press the options button or “Esc”.
  2. Go to the settings tab > account & network.
  3. Turn off “Crossplay”.

If you’re playing on a PC, PS4, or PS5, you can turn off crossplay for MW2 directly in the game settings.

However, if you’re playing on an Xbox, you need to access your Xbox settings.

This is because Xbox disables the “Crossplay” setting in-game.

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