COD Black Ops Cold War Failed to Host Lobby Error

Here’s another COD: Black Ops Cold War fix guide, the problems and bugs are just encountering as if they’re just made for the COD franchise. Playing with your friend in COD: Black Ops Cold War is fun, especially when you play a Zombie match. When you are just about to begin the fun the network issue appears. As a result, it will prevent you to pay for the game displaying on-screen an error message saying failed the host lobby.

There could be many reasons behind the issue as it could be due to the server going down, your connection might not be stable, or due to loose connection from the host. Whatever the reason is, it will tell you that it’s a failure to host a lobby because the game servers are facing some interruption.

Here’s how you can fix that, just follow the guide till the end to eliminate the Failed to Host Lobby Error in COD: Black Ops Cold War. Without further ado, let’s get started.


How to Fix COD Black Ops Cold War Failed to Host Lobby Error

It could possible that the game server has really gone down, it’s your responsibility to check the COD Black Ops Cold War server status on the Activision Support page. If there’s nothing wrong with the server, then the problem might lie in your internet connection. Here’s how you can do some major things:

  1. Restart the game completely
  2. Perform a power cycle to your PC, console, and even modem or router
  3. Make sure that your home internet connection is working as it supposes to be, you can check it by playing any random video on YouTube to ensure that it’s really working.
  4. Use a wired (ethernet) connection over wireless as it is more reliable and offers less ping drops.
  5. Try to connect only one device to your Wi-Fi and then check it.
  6. You can even try to play the game with another VPN to check it’s working.
  7. Finally, you can also try using the mobile hotspot to connect and play COD BOCW to cross-check if the game is running well or not. Although the mobile hotspot data speed might not be suitable for AAA titles, you’ll be able to understand the specific issue at least.
  8. If there’s nothing wrong with your internet connection. Then the best way to resolve the issue is by playing the game using VPN as it will connect you to a different server.

That’s it for now. You can comment below for your further queries or your experiences. Till then stay tuned for more info. You can also follow us on Google News or the Telegram group below for real-time notifications whenever Gadget Headline publishes any post.

Subodh Gupta
Subodh Gupta

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  1. I am using XBox series X and want to play campaign. Also failed to host lobby. However, I set my mobile phone to hot spot and let my Xbox to login instead of using modem. I succeed and can play campaign now.

  2. Thanks for highlighting this. It looks like your IP address or the connectivity has some issues. As a hotspot can’t be a primary choice for playing AAA games, you can contact the ISP for technical assistance.

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