Fix Call of Duty Vanguard Server Snapshot Error

Plenty of Call of Duty Vanguard players are affected by some significant issues or bugs. Still, it seems that the Call of Duty Vanguard Server Snapshot Error is recently bothering players a lot. Whenever COD Vanguard players try to get into the game, they get kicked out of online multiplayer matches that show an error message called “Server snapshot error”. This particular error appears on all three major gaming platforms.

Now, if you’re also facing the same issue, don’t worry because here we’ve shared a couple of possible workarounds that should help you resolve the server snapshot error quickly in most cases. There can be multiple reasons behind such an error that may trigger game launching or gameplay issues. It’s always better to check for possible reasons before jumping to any conclusion. So, without further ado, let’s get into it.

Fix Call of Duty Vanguard Server Snapshot Error

Fix Call of Duty Vanguard Server Snapshot Error

It seems that there are some affected players who have reported about the server connectivity issue regarding this. As the error message suggests, this is a server-side error that can be resolved once the game developer fixes it out. Overall, the domination-type game modes in the COD Vanguard title and NAT Type issues can trigger the server snapshot error.

1. Avoid Playing Dominating Game Modes

Several players are reporting that they’re encountering issues with the server snapshot error on COD Vanguard whenever they’re playing the Domination modes. Whereas playing team deathmatch or patrol or hardpoint, etc would not gonna trouble you. It’s better to avoid playing such modes right now until developers come up with a new patch update to fix this issue. You can try playing the following game modes as of now.

  • Free-for-All
  • Team Deathmatch
  • Search & Destroy
  • Kill Confirmed
  • Hardpoint
  • Patrol
  • Control

2. Make Sure Your NAT Type is Open

First of all, you’ll need to check whether your NAT Type is Closed or Open. This mode can cause multiple issues whatsoever with the server connectivity.

For Xbox Console:

  • Press the Xbox button on your Xbox One or Xbox Series X/S console to bring up the guide menu.
  • Now, go to the System tab > Select All Settings.
  • Under the Settings menu, select the Network Settings menu.
  • Under Current Network Status, check whether the NAT Type is Open or Closed.
  • Once done, you can change the NAT Type by enabling UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) by accessing your router settings.

For PC:

  • First, click on the Windows Start menu then search for the Xbox Console Companion app. [If not available, install the Xbox Console Companion app via Microsoft Store]
  • Now, click on the gear icon (Settings) in the Xbox Console Companion app > Click on the Network tab.
  • Under the Network tab, check the status of the NAT Type.
  • Then check if the status is closed or moderate. You should enable UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) by accessing the router settings.

For PS4/PS5:

  • Head over to the main dashboard on Playstation > Select the Settings menu.
  • Go to Network > Head over to the View Connection Status option.
  • Check if the NAT Type is showing Type 2 or Type 3. You can set it to Type 1 or Type 2 by enabling UPnP from the router settings.

3. Check COD Vanguard Server Status

You should also check out the Call of Duty: Vanguard server status from this link to cross-check whether a server downtime or service outage is happening at that moment. If there is an issue with the server services, you’ll need to wait until the developers have resolved the problem. There is nothing to do at your end in this case. At the time of writing this article, there is no server issue with COD Vanguard.

That’s it, guys. We assume this guide was helpful to you. For further queries, you can comment below.

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