How to Fix Modern Warfare 2 Not Launching on Xbox

Modern Warfare 2 is a popular multiplayer first-person shooter game that has been eagerly awaited by many Xbox players. However, some players are experiencing difficulties launching the game due to internet connection issues or other technical problems. In this article, we will provide step-by-step instructions on how to fix Modern Warfare 2 not launching on Xbox.

Step 1: Check Internet Connection

Make sure your internet connection is stable and fast enough to support the game’s requirements by testing it using a website like

Step 2: Restart Your Xbox and Router

If your internet connection is stable, try restarting your Xbox and router to resolve any temporary issues preventing Modern Warfare 2 from launching on your console. To restart your Xbox, press the power button on your controller until the Xbox turns off, then unplug the power cord from your Xbox and wait for about 30 seconds before plugging it back in and turning your Xbox back on.

Step 3: Clear Cache and Cookies

Clearing cache and cookies can help resolve technical issues causing Modern Warfare 2 to fail to launch on Xbox.

Open Microsoft Edge on your console and go to Settings >

Privacy & Security > Clear Browsing Data. Select "All time" for both "Cookies and other site data" and "Cached images and files," then click "Clear data."

Step 4: Update Game Files

If you’re still experiencing issues with Modern Warfare 2 not launching on Xbox, it’s possible that your game files are corrupted or outdated. To update the game files, go to Settings > Games & Apps > Modern Warfare 2, then select "Options" and choose "Update game." If there is an update available, download it and wait for the game to install.

If you continue to experience issues, contact Activision customer support for further assistance.