Warzone 2 & MW2 Jan 30 update: Revive Pistol removal, bug fixes, Ashika Island teaser

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A new January 30 update dropped for Modern Warfare 2 & Warzone 2 that comes with bug fixes, removal of the Revive Pistol, and the new Resurgence Map teased.

As players await Season 2 of Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2, Raven Software has come out with a new update on Jan 30 aiming to fix bugs and tease the upcoming Warzone 2 map.

With part of the update removing the Revival Pistols and Birdseye perk, the developers have also brought forth many new bug fixes to shape things up before the release of Season 2.

Warzone 2 Resurgence map Ashika Island is revealed

Warzone 2 fans were treated to a special teaser shared on the Call of Duty Twitter account, which has revealed the name of a new map – Ashika Island. The full map reveal is expected to be released on January 31, on their main Twitter account.

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Modern Warfare 2 & Warzone 2 January 30 patch notes

Infinity Ward also put out a tweet on Jan 30 letting players know what issues they are addressing in the latest patch notes. Here’s the full list below:

Modern Warfare 2 fixes


  • ​​This update contains several fixes to reduce the number of known crashes. We continue to prioritize increased stability and crash fixes across all platforms.

Bug fixes 

  • Fixed an issue that showed Weapon Decals and Stickers as blocked. 
  • Fixed an issue where using Spotter Scope could cause target markers to persist when aimed down sights with a Weapon.
  • Fixed an issue allowing the Sentry Gun to be placed inside a tank to eliminate enemies. 
  • Fixed an issue where Gun Screens weren’t showing correctly on the Gunsmith UI tile. 
  • Fixed an issue in the Gunsmith where Players could be kicked back to the main menu when creating a custom knife. 
  • Fixed an issue in Gunsmith that could cause knife variants to display incorrectly. 
  • Fixed an issue that prevented some Players from saving a custom mod while trying to select a Camo. 
  • Fixed an issue causing some players to crash when dismissing a notification. 
  • Fixed some issues Players were having with accessing and leaving the Firing Range.

Navigation improvements 

  • Addressed various issues with the Social menu to improve navigation and functionality. 
  • Fixed an issue preventing some users from navigating through the Friends/Recent tab after scrolling over the top row.
  • Fixed an issue where Calling Card previews are not displaying correctly in the challenge completion animation. 
  • Fixed a UI issue causing text overlap in the After Action Report.

Warzone 2 bug fixes

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where deploying a Recon Drone near water could cause some players to lose movement.


  • Fixed an issue causing the Rewards section of the Faction Mission menu to display incorrectly. 
  • Addressed a number of issues impacting the functionality and navigation of equipping and previewing Insured Weapons.
  • Fixed an issue where Players could not access Gunsmith to change camos when equipping a Launcher in an Insured Weapon slot.