Learn all about Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War (COD Cold War)'s Server Down / connection error. This includes how to fix, Disconnected From Server, Blizzard server status, Cannot Connect To Server & more!Check out more Cold War Guides here!
Things To Check When Connection Failed, Server Down Occurs
Error Code BLZBNTBGS000003F8 - What Is it?
Error Code BLZBNTBGS000003F8 occurs mainly when there is problems at the Cold War's server side, primarily caused by server overload, data center instability, or DDos Attacks. It is advised that players wait a bit for it to stabilize.
Steps To Take When Connection Failed, Server Down
- 1. Check the status of the servers with these links: Cold War
- 2. Check Call of Duty Official Twitter & other SNS for announcements
- 3. Check the Activision Customer Support Page for any known issues
- 4. Check your internet connection setting are correct depending on your service provider and modem
- 5. Check if there are new updates for your video card driver for PC users or firmware updates for consoles.
- 6. Check your security software (ex. Windows Defender, McAfee, Norton etc. for PC users) for any possible compatibility issues
- 7. Submit a customer service ticket via the Activision Customer Support page
How to Fix Unable To Connect Error Failed & Server Down
Cold War Servers Errors
Due to the release of Cold War Mode or updates, there is a possibility that servers will experience unprecedented traffic. The influx of new players may have placed an extremely high load on the game's servers making it difficult for players to connect.Check out All Multiplayer Modes here!
Wait For A Fix
Players can only wait for the issue to be resolved on the server side. As traffic is expected to be very high during the opening of an event or the launch of a game, we can expect stable & better connections in the following days.
Try Re-login Later
From our experience, Retry button may not work and you need to re-login the account to make be able to connect to the game server.
Updates Are Also Affected
In connection with the server problems, some players are also reporting problems in updating the game.Check out Latest News & Updates here!
Blizzard Servers Might Be Down
Players are also reporting difficulty in connecting to the Blizzard Battle.net launcher. Changing servers using the launcher might resolve some of these issues for now.
What is the Connection Failed Error?
Servers Down for Call of Duty: Cold War
Across all platforms, players are unable to connect and launch Call of Duty: Cold War. The error message "Connection Failed. Unable to Access Servers" shows up when trying to launch the game.
Reports of Player Being Able to Access Game
There have been reports of certain players being able to access the game after multiple tries in accessing the game. Once you have logged in, the game seems to run in a stable environment as of now.
Happening Across All Platforms
The issue is not limited to a single platform. PC, PS4, and Xbox One players are all experiencing the error. This could be due to all platforms sharing a server to accommodate crossplay.