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MW3 Xbox 360 Error: Your NAT type is set to Strict

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You have a NAT problem

   ^ Xbox 360 Error: NAT type is set to strict warning icon ^

If you can’t join online games or hear other players in games or chat, you might have a Network Address Translation (NAT) problem. If you have NAT problem, you will see a NAT warning icon when you test your Xbox LIVE connection.

This video should help those having issues with XBOX Live and NAT settings.  

Modern Warfare 3 Console - Xbox & PS3 Troubleshooting Guide

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Here you can find solutions for the Modern Warfare 3 PC errors, crashes and install problems.

If you are experiencing problems with MW3 and CoD: Elite on your Xbox or PS3 console check the following :

1. Rank Reset

If your stats are reset, Modern Warfare 3 will restore them using the previously stored backup. You may have lost all the progress made in last games.

2. Can’t Link Your Gamer Tag or PSN ID to CoD: Elite?

Clearing your browser cache. Or try different browser to log into CoD: Elite page.

How To Link or Unlink Your Accounts

To unlink your current console account you need to go to the login bar at the top of the page and click on your gamertag. Once you are on your profile page go down to the “Consoles” section. You can unlink your console account by clicking the Tick sign next to the console account you wish to unlink and it will be unlinked from your Call of Duty profile. At this point you can link a different console account to your profile by clicking the + sign next to the Xbox Live account.

3. Your Account Information could not be verified

Clean your browser cache to fix this error.

4. Prestige Tokens Not Showing

A data-server issue, will be fixed. If after a few days you still don’t see your tokens, contact Activision.

5. Call of Duty Elite – Bugs and Crashes

Will be fixed soon; says Activision.

6. Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 – Can’t Connect to Online Games.

First check : The common Xbox 360 Error - Your NAT type is set to Strict ! < click for fix.

Check the status of the service. Disable firewall and re-run the game. Port forward 81, 3074, 3075, 3478, 3479 (UDP) and ports 80, 443, 3074, 5223 (TCP) for Playstation 3. Port forwarded UDP: 3658 for smooth communication. Put your PS3 into DMZ of your router.

If you still can’t connect, disconnect your router and try again. You may get the error “The game session is no longer available.” Enabling UPnP, forwarding port 3074, or placing your Xbox 360/PS3 in your router’s DMZ to resolve this issue. If it’s PS3, try deleting PS3 browser cache and browser’s cookies.

7. Stats Don’t Update

Possible a browser glitch, will be fixed if you clear the cache of your browser and log-in again.

8. How To Link Call of Duty Elite to Youtube

To link your YouTube account to the CoD: Elite service, navigate to the Career page and click on the Vault anchor link on the right. There, you should see a “Link with YouTube” button. Clicking this will redirect you to YouTube and it asks you to sign in.

Now, all you have to do is click “Allow Access”, and you’ll be taken back to the CoD:Elite site. Now, every time you upload a video from in-game, your videos will be displayed shortly afterwards in your “Vault” section on the website.

CoD Elite Service Status

CoD Elite Service Status

Limited Edition Modern Warfare 3 Xbox can't be bought in ALL of Europe

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    Modern Warfare 3 limited edition Xbox 360 Europe

The Dutch Microsoft XBox Support has stated that the Limited Edition MW3 XBox 360 can't be bought in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

They advise customers to import this special edition Xbox from an other European country.

But in which countries the MW3 Xbox will or won't be sold and which retailers they could not say.

So far we found these EU countries and retailers :

For the UK Game and Gamestation are granted the exclusive deal for selling the Limited Edition MW3 xbox.

In France you can pre-order the MW3 Xbox only at Micromania.

YOU MUST NOT BUY AN US XBOX !  US is region 1 and Europe is region 2 and Xbox games are region bound.

Another leak from Microsoft : The new Xbox LIVE Dashboard

This new Xbox 360 dashboard is expected to be released in November. 

It will give access to YouTube, Twitter and Livestreaming.


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