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Having trouble with "A Player That Your Platform Denies MW2? Here are a few possible solutions.

Bugs and error codes are commonplace in any game, yet they seem to be more prevalent in multiplayer titles. CoD: MW2 has been out for almost a month, and one error has persisted that seemingly no one has the answer for. This error shows up as “A Player That Your Platform Denies MW2“, and here’s a bit of insight on the error as well as possible solutions.

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What Does ‘A Player That Your Platform Denies MW2’ Mean?

As of this moment, there is no solid answer as to what this error code means. A lot of users experiencing this issue seem to be encountering it when they load up spilt-screen or co-op playlists with a whole reddit thread discussing what this could mean. Another user mentioned that it could be a cross-play error as Xbox does not have an in-game ability to toggle cross-play off.

How Do You Fix “A Player That Your Platform Denies MW2”?

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Similar to how there isn’t a solid answer as to how this occurs, there isn’t a solid answer as to how to solve this problem. Below are a few steps you can try until an actual fix is implemented by Infinity Ward.

  • Restart your device.
    • Sounds silly, but often times, the most basic answers are your solution. Restarting your device will refresh your system and also allow you to check for updates as different versions of the same game can cause major problems.
  • Reach out to Activision support.
    • When all else fails, the best way to solve a problem is to raise attention to it. Reporting the error to Activision support will raise awareness for not only yourself, but for other players experiencing this error.
  • With your friend group, create a custom lobby and play a few matches together.
    • Now this isn’t a surefire fix, but in the above thread, one of the users mentioned creating a private match cleared up the problem. A user replied saying it helped temporarily, so taking a chance might pay off.

That’s all you need to know about the “A Player That Your Platform Denies MW2” error and potential fixes for the issue. Below, you’ll find plenty of related troubleshooting tips to help you in your journey, and if this guide helped you, please let us know in the comments. Check out how to resolve error code 14515, how to check the Warzone and MW2 server status, or potential fixes for MW2 matchmaking errors.

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