How To Fix COD Warzone Connection Error in Xbox Series X

The Call of Duty Warzone connection error on your Xbox Series X can be caused by several factors. There might be an Xbox Live service outage, the internet connection might be down, or there might be a software glitch. To fix this, you should perform several troubleshooting steps on the console.

Call of Duty: Warzone is a free to play battle royale game that can be downloaded on the Microsoft Store of your Xbox Series X. The game was first released in March 2020 with three main modes namely Plunder, Resurgence, and Battle Royale. A match will usually involve up to 150 players each competing to be the last one standing.

What to do when you get Warzone connection errors on your Xbox console

One of the issues that you might encounter when playing this battle royale game is when you get the connection failed error. Here’s what you need to do to fix this.


  • Make sure the Xbox is running on the latest software update.
  • Make sure to have the latest version of Call of Duty: Warzone installed.

Solution 1: Check for any Xbox Live service outage

The first thing you should to do is to check  the status of the Xbox Live server. If there is an outage affecting the game or if maintenance is being conducted  then this might be what’s causing the problem. Here’s what you need to do to check if there is a server outage.

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Check server status

  1. Open a web browser.

    You can do this from your computer or from your Xbox console.Fix COD Warzone Connection Error in Series X

  2. o to the Xbox server status home page.

    You can check details on the status of Xbox server issues if any from here.What to do when you get Warzone connection errors on your Xbox console

If an outage is being reported then you will need to wait for this to be fixed. Microsoft will usually indicate the time when the issue will be resolved.

 Solution 2: Restart the router or modem

This game requires an internet connection to play. If there is an issue with your internet connection then this might be what’s causing the problem. To fix this, you could try to restart the router or modem that you are using. Unplug the router from the power outlet and wait for a minute before plugging it back in then check if the problem still occurs. If your Xbox is using a wireless connection to the router then you can also try checking if a wired connection will fix the problem.

Solution 3: Perform a network test

You need to check the quality of connection between your Xbox and the Xbox Live server. This will give you an idea if the issue is caused by the internet connection.

  • Press the Xbox button on your Xbox controller.
  • Select Profile & system.
  • Select Settings menu.
  • Select General.
  • Select Network settings.
  • Select Test network connection.
  • Select Continue.
  • Select Test network speed & statistics.

Compare the results you get with Microsoft’s recommended speed for online gaming.

  • Minimum download speed of 3 Mbps (or 3,000 Kbps).
  • Minimum upload speed of 0.5 Mbps (or 500 Kbps).
  • Ping of less than 150 milliseconds.

 Solution 4: Power cycle the Xbox Series X

Sometimes the problem can be caused by corrupted data stored in the Xbox console. To remove this unwanted data you just have to restart the console. Press the Xbox button on the console for 10 seconds or until it turns off. Unplug its power cord then wait for a minute before plugging it back in. Turn on the Xbox after a few seconds then run Warzone. Check if you still get any connection errors.

Having the COD Warzone connection error in your Xbox Series X can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this solution will help you fix the problem.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone. Contact me at Email

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