A few weeks ago, countless PC gamers across the world felt their palms inexplicably gravitating, nay, shooting toward their faces at ludicrous speeds. The cause of these facepalms? Dedicated servers are permanent servers that almost always offer lower latency and smoother gameplay than any temporary listen server could ever hope to provide. Because multiplayer is handled through IWNET, players looking for public games are forced to play on playlists via automated matchmaking.
Can't connect to Modern Warfare 2 Matchmaking server. PS3?
Modern Warfare Server Status - Is Modern Warfare Down?
Ive been playing CoD MW2 on my PS3 for the past 2 days and its very hot where i am, and my Modem is overheating every now and then so my internet cuts off every 2 hours or so but then returns to its original status, but at the moment i can not connect to the Matchmaking Server This actually is happening to me right now to so your not alone I was thinking maybe my game or ps3 was defective but seeing as theirs other people having this problem it must have something to do with the update that we had to download. Hopefully its gets fixed soon. So originally there was a party invite problem, which has been caused by the masses of people buying the game and the psn servers not handling it, for in order for an invite to be accepted, the sender AND receiver both have to have their status' as "modern warfare 2" which normally automatically updates it when you enter the game, but since there are SO MANY PEOPLE it flooded the system, and it isn't updating correctly see link which resulted in the "game is invalid" notice. NOW, they released a patch to fix the trophy bug and the online is in accessible, for the error that you are receiving, as well as I keeps showing up, apparantly the issue is Activisions fault, for the error says "communication with activision servers has been interrupted" if you get past the matchmaking server message.
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Well its January 2nd of And I got this game December 12th of I never had this matchmaking server problem.
But it ends dedicated servers, and fundamentally changes the culture of the game's PC community. Bowling, the Infinity Ward community manager, said IWNet makes multiplayer more accessible to the PC community on Modern Warfare 2, replacing the need for dedicated servers that are hosted and managed by players. Here's the score: by building up its own matchmaking service riding shotgun with Steam, "you can get in and play with players your same rank," Bowling said. However, "You're completely reliant on IWNet and there is no dedicated server or server list.