How To Fix World Of Tanks Connection Error on Xbox Series X

The World Of Tanks connection error on your Xbox Series X can be caused by several factors. It could be due to an outage on the Xbox Live service,  an internet connection error, or even a software glitch. To fix this you need to perform several troubleshooting steps on the console.

World of Tanks is a popular multiplayer online game developed by Wargaming and is free to download for your Xbox Series X. In this game you get to control a tank with the option to upgrade it as you win battles. There are different game modes available with the common aim of destroying the opposing team.

What to do when you get World Of Tanks connection issues on your Xbox console

One of the problems that you might encounter when playing World of Tanks is when  you can’t join multiplayer games.  Here’s what you need to do to fix this.


  • Make sure the Xbox is running on the latest software update.
  • Make sure to download the latest World of Tanks game update.

Solution 1: Check Xbox Live service outage

The first troubleshooting step you should perform is to check the status of the Xbox Live server. If there is an outage 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 World Of Tanks Connection Error on Xbox Series X

  2. Go 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 World Of Tanks connection issues on your Xbox console

If there are any outages 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

To be able to join multiplayer games on your Xbox, the console must be connected to the internet. Sometimes the problem can be due to an issue with the internet connection coming from the router.  In order 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.

Solution 3: Perform a network test

You should check if the Xbox is getting a good internet connection so that it can connect without any issues to the  World of Tanks server.

  • 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

Restarting the Xbox will refresh it and remove any corrupted temporary data that could be causing the connection error. To do this, just press the Xbox button on the console for 10 seconds or until it turns off. Unplug the power cord of the console then wait for a minute before plugging it back in. Turn on the Xbox after a few seconds then  launch World of Tanks. Check if you still get any connection errors.

Having the World of Tanks 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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