Can You Play Split-Screen On Warzone 2?

Can You Play Split-Screen On Warzone 2?
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Written by 

Coleman Hamstead


28th Nov 2022 12:49

Before you clear your schedule and invite a friend over for a gaming session, you probably want to know if you can play split-screen on Warzone 2. Gaming with friends is a favourite pastime, so of course, the idea of playing Warzone 2 side-by-side on the couch with a friend is enticing. But before you finalise your plans, let's review what you need to know about playing split-screen on Warzone 2.

Can You Play Split-Screen On Warzone 2?

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The unfortunate answer is no. You cannot play split-screen on Warzone 2. Despite the pop-up in the in-game menu that reads, "add a Second Controller for split-screen", playing Warzone 2 with a friend on the same console isn't actually possible.

The only way to play with friends on Warzone 2 is via Online Play. On the bright side, Warzone 2 is free-to-play, and Warzone 2 is a cross-platform game, so playing with friends online is as easy as it's ever been.

Will Warzone 2 Ever Support Split-Screen?

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As sad as it is, chances are that split-screen play will never be possible in Warzone 2. You couldn't play split-screen in the original Warzone, and Activision and Infinity Ward have done nothing to indicate that it'll be different this time around.

Warzone 2 is an extremely demanding game, especially for consoles, so split-screen is likely not technically feasible.

Warzone 2 Split-Screen: MW2 Game Modes That Support Split-Screen

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So, what's the deal with the "add a Second Controller for split-screen" pop-up if you can't play split-screen in Warzone 2? This relates to the fact that some MW2 game modes do support split-screen play with a single friend.

Below are the MW2 playlists available for split-screen play:

  • Team Deathmatch
  • Domination
  • Search & Destroy
  • Headquarters
  • Kill Confirmed
  • Hardpoint
  • Knock Out
  • Prisoner Rescue
  • 3rd Person Moshpit

To get situated, refer to our guide on how to enable MW2 split-screen.

To the disappointment of many, Warzone 2 does not support split-screen — and it probably never will. But in the meantime, feel free to hop into MW2 multiplayer matches with a buddy!


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