It seems that several Warzone players are experiencing issues with the can’t find a match quite often which is irritating. While players are trying to get into the match, the game server fails to fill up the lobby unexpectedly. Most importantly, the joining screen won’t gonna end and stuck at the loop that says “Looking for more players”. If you’re also facing the Warzone Not Finding Matches on PC issue then check out this article.
Plenty of affected Warzone players has also reported the same on the CODWarzone subreddit that the game servers took a long time to find players in the lobby and they get stuck with a message on the screen “Searching for a match”. Initially, the chances are high that it’s one kind of bug that’s actually creating the problem for the players.
How to Fix Warzone Not Finding Matches on PC
Luckily, there are a few workarounds available that we’ve already mentioned below to fix this issue completely. So, without wasting any more time, let’s jump into it.
1. Update the Warzone game
Well, installing the latest patch update of the Warzone game on your PC will definitely gonna help you out of multiple errors or bugs whatsoever. To do so:
- Launch the Battle.net client on the PC > Click on Call of Duty: MW.
- Select Options > Click on Check for Updates.
- If there is an update available at that moment, it’ll automatically start installing the update.
- Just wait for the update to install completely. Once done, restart the game to apply changes.
2. Restart the PC
It’s also possible that rebooting the PC may fix the Warzone Not Finding Matches issue completely. Sometimes a system glitch or cache data can conflict with the game files or even the server connectivity. Some of the affected players have already fixed the same issue by simply restarting the game as well as the PC. So, you should try it out.
3. Power Cycle your Wi-Fi Router
Maybe the chances are high that there is something causing an issue with your Wi-Fi router or its system. If your internet connection seems slow enough or has some issue with the stability then make sure to perform a power cycle to your Wi-Fi router by following the steps below.
- Switch off the Wi-Fi router first and let the LED indicators turned off completely.
- Once done, unplug the power adapter from the router.
- Wait for around 30 seconds and then plug back the power adapter again.
- Turn it on and check for the issue.
4. Update the Networking Driver
- Press the Windows + X keys to open the Quick Access Menu.
- Click on Device Manager > Double-click on Network adapters to expand the list.
- Now, right-click on the active networking device > Select Update driver.
- Click on Search automatically for drivers > If there is an update available, it’ll automatically download and install the update.
- Wait for it to complete > Once done, make sure to restart your computer to change effects immediately.
5. Close Background Running Tasks
Make sure to close all the unnecessary background running tasks from the Task Manager. Just press the Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys to open Task Manager > Click on the Processes tab > Check which task is consuming higher CPU or Memory usage among all > Click on the task and select End Task one by one.
Once all is done, close the Task Manager window, and restart your computer to apply changes.
6. Turn On the Crossplay feature
- Open the Battle.net client on your PC > Launch Call of Duty: Warzone.
- Go to Settings > Head over to the Account tab.
- Enable the Crossplay feature.
- Once enabled, restart the game, and check for the issue.
7. Change your Region
Some players have mentioned that changing the region of the game server from the client should fix the issue completely. To do that:
- Open the Battle.net client > From the Call of Duty: Warzone game page, click on the Globe icon.
- Select the region from the list of servers and then you can click on the Play button to check if the game is still bothering you or not.
8. Repair Game Files
If the installed game files are either missing or corrupted then the chances are high that you’ll face multiple issues with the game launching or crashing or issues with the server connectivity too. Therefore, you should scan and repair game files from the game client directly.
- Open the Battle.net client > Click on Call of Duty: MW.
- Click on Options > Click on Scan and Repair.
- If prompted, click on Begin Scan > Wait for the process to get completed.
- Once done, re-open the Warzone game and check for the issue again.
9. Create a New Activision Account
If none of the methods worked for you, then try unlinking the existing game account via the Activision website and create a new account then link it. Some reports are coming out that a couple of accounts may get banned or shadowbanned for some unexpected reasons.
If in case, your account is shadowbanned, then you will have to wait for a week so the Activision team can investigate your account. If you’ve performed any kind of cheating in the game then your existing account will be recovered again. Otherwise, just create a new account.
That’s it, guys. We assume you’ve found this guide useful. For additional queries, you can comment below.