COD Black Ops Cold War -Cannot Download Season 2 Update PS4 / PS5 / XBox One / PC | How to Fix

Call of Duty Season 2 is here and boy are we excited. But if in case you are having difficulties downloading the new update, we have exactly the right solution for you.

COD Black Ops Cold War -Cannot Download Season 2 Update PS4 / PS5 / XBox One / PC | How to Fix

Well, it seems like a lot of users are facing this problem of the download getting stuck. Now there could be various reasons why. Let’s find out how we can get this resolved quickly :

PlayStation 5 :

For the PS5 users who are using the PS4 version of the game and you did not get an update yet, this is what you need to do :

  • Attach the hard drive to your PS4
  • Download the update on your PS4
  • Detach the hard drive
  • Attach it with your PS5
  • Select the PS4 version of the game when you start playing

PlayStation 4 :

If you cannot download the update on your ps4 itself (provided you have enough hard disk space ) then try restarting the network connection for your PS4. If the problem still occurs then follow the steps below :

Resetting your PS4 Network to Default Values 

  • Go  to settings
  • Go down and select Initialization
  • Select Restore Default Settings – This would restore every single setting to its default values including network. But you would not lose any saved data or games

Database errors could be preventing the download. If this is the case then do the following :

  • Unplug all cables from the console and leave them off for 5 minutes. This clears out the Cached data
  • Plug back the cables and hold down the power button for like 10 secs
  • You should hear a beep sound when you hold down and one more after 10 secs.
  • Let off the power button to boot up the console in safe mode
  • Connect the controller using a USB cable and press the PS button
  • Choose Rebuild Database
  • Will take an awhile depending on the amount of storage in your hard drive

Xbox One :

In case you own an Xbox One and facing similar issues (provided you have enough hard disk space) then try restarting your internet connection once. If you still have the issue then follow these steps :

  • Go to Settings
  • Select Network Settings
  • Select Advanced Settings
  • Select Alternate Mac Address and click on Clear
  • Restart your Console

Changing the NAT Type :

When you go to Network settings you should be able to see that NAT Type should be Open under Current Network Status. If it is not open you have to change the port. This is how it is done :

  • Go to Settings
  • Select Network Settings
  • Select Advanced Settings
  • Select Alternate Port Selection
  • Select Manual – Select any port and see if opens up your NAT Type under Current Network Status

Clearing Cached data could also fix the problem as well as it could open NAT Type 

  • Turn off the console completely and unplug the power cable so that there aren’t any lights on.
  • Keep it off for 5 minutes
  • Plug in your power cable restarts the console. This should clear any cached data.

PC :

For the users on PC you could try these steps if in case you cannot download the update :

  • Restart your Internet connection once
  • Restart
  • In your Games Library in you need to select COD Black Ops Cold War.
  • Select Settings and click on Check for Updates
  • If you still cannot find the update or the update is stuck then try Reinstalling the game once. This should fix any such issues.

I hope this guide has been helpful. Just follow these steps and I believe you will be able to fix any downloading errors with the new season 2 update.

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