Modern Warfare 3 Stuck in Queue Season 1

If you are being stuck in a queue in MW3 on the Season 1 launch day, you are not lone! Well, obviously, it is after all, a queue! Stupid jokes aside, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Season 1 has just kicked off for everyone on both consoles and PC. However, it seems that there’s an army of players currently trying to play the game. If you are stuck in queue in Modern Warfare 3 Season 1, should you leave and restart the game, or stay? Read on as we explain the details.

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Modern Warfare 3 Stuck in Queue Explained
Modern Warfare 3 Season 1 Stuck in Queue Explained

Update: On Wednesday, December 6th, 2023, at around 6 pm CET / 5 pm GMT / 12 pm ET / 9 am PT, players report massive issues with server instability. It seems that everyone is currently placed in long queues. We will follow the situation closely and make sure to update the article as soon as we learn what’s happening. This is most likely due to the start of MW3 Season 1. At the moment, Activision and Sledgehammer are yet to comment on the issue.

MW3 Season 1 Stuck in Queue, Should You Stay of Restart?

The first day of MW3 multiplatform has just launched! The game is now available for all players on PlayStation and Xbox consoles, as well as for PC players later this day. In total – that’s a lot of players! And given that Day 1 is usually a stress test for the servers, it is expected that some issues will emerge. For example, being stuck in a queue in MW3. Hence, many players are left wondering – should you stay in the queue or leave the game?

Well, if this is your first queue following the launch at midnight your local time zone, then you should leave the game just once. Namely, there is an update waiting to be installed. That’s the Day 1 multiplayer update. It is essential if you want to play this weekend. However, once you install the update, we do not recommend leaving the queue! The queues will only get longer. Hence, it is better to wait than to leave and start everything over. Leave only if you don’t plan on playing in the next hour or two. With that said, our “Modern Warfare 3 Stuck in Queue Explained” guide is completed. Have fun playing!

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