MW2 Dev error 11557 - How to fix Modern Warfare 2 on PS4 and PS5

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Modern Warfare 2 dev error 11557 PS4 and PS5 - How to fix
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If you keep encountering the Modern Warfare 2 dev error 11557, we have some tips for you.

Despite its impressive visuals and gameplay mechanics, Modern Warfare 2 has been known to have its share of bugs and glitches. Modern Warfare 2 crashing, error code 0x887a0005, and the Puget-Altus error, to name a few.


Dev error 11557 is the latest one to plague the PlayStation community. So in this guide, we will share some troubleshooting tips to fix the Modern Warfare 2 dev error 11557.

How to fix Modern Warfare 2 dev error 11557

Thankfully, Infinity Ward has acknowledged the issue and suggested some troubleshooting tips to help you fix it. In addition, we have found some fixes for this error on online forums that may also work.

So, here is how to fix Modern Warfare 2 dev error 11557 on PS4 and PS5:

  • Go to Settings > Graphics > Quality > On-Demand Texture Streaming > Show More and set the allocated texture cache size to the minimum as Infinity Ward suggested.
  • Go to Account > Network settings and turn off Crossplay communications. It fixed the issue for some users and it will hopefully help you too.
  • If the problem persists, your only option is to uninstall everything related to MW2 then and reinstall the game from scratch.

Hopefully, one of the suggestions will fix the issue and you will be back in the game in no time. In case you encounter the Modern Warfare 2 won't download or the Modern Warfare 2 slow download issue while installing, we have some tips.

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What is Modern Warfare 2 dev error 11557?

Modern Warfare 2 dev error 11557 is the cousin of dev error 6036. The error occurs when the player attempts to enter a match. Typically, this dreaded error is seen on PS4 and PS5.


According to the devs, MW2 Dev error 11557 error is caused by corrupted game files and can be fixed by reinstalling the game. If the corrupted file is in the streamer cache, you would need to tweak the streaming settings.

We can hope that they will patch the Modern Warfare 2 dev error 11557 soon. Until then, the suggestions we outlined here are your best bet for getting rid of this annoying issue.