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The best VPN for Xbox: Series X, S, Xbox One, and Xbox 360

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    Stay safe while gaming with the best VPN for Xbox

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    Ultra-fast VPN servers: Play online without being slowed down

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    Beyond Xbox: Secure every device with just one subscription

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The best VPN for Xbox: Series X, S, Xbox One, and Xbox 360_alt

Gaming on Xbox made safe

Gaming is no fun when it’s not secure. Use NordVPN to protect your Xbox from cyber attacks and enjoy games to their fullest.

Next-gen encryption for all of your needs

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Stay undetected at all times

NordVPN encrypts your online traffic with powerful AES 256-bit encryption ⁠— the best in class. With it, you become immune to snooping ISPs and third parties ⁠— a sort of black box if you like.

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Prevent DDoS attacks

Some gamers can use DDoS attacks to slow you down and gain a competitive advantage. VPN protection allows you to freely enjoy gaming with less risk of DDoS attacks.

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Encrypt your traffic twice

The internet is like a box of chocolates ⁠— you never know what you’ll get. That’s why NordVPN offers Double VPN ⁠— an advanced VPN security feature that routes your traffic through two VPN servers instead of one to ensure maximum security.

Fast speeds anywhere, anytime

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Experience the market-leading speed

You no longer need to worry about internet speeds when using a VPN. Why? Because NordVPN is the fastest ⁠— and most effective gaming-wise ⁠— VPN service on the market.

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Choose from thousands of servers

Looking for VPN gaming servers for your Xbox One? With 5500+ servers in 60 countries worldwide, NordVPN allows you to hide your IP and enjoy smooth play with robust security.

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Enjoy a lightweight app

The agile NordLynx protocol is what makes NordVPN unique. Now you can enjoy robust digital protection and smooth gameplay — a gamer’s dream come true, you might say.

How to set up a VPN on your Xbox

There are three ways to encrypt all connections on your Xbox with NordVPN:

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Use your router

  1. Download and install the NordVPN app. Once you have it, connect to the server of your choice.
  2. See if your router is VPN compatible. Most modern routers support VPN connections, though some may require manual configurations. Check here if your router supports a VPN. If it doesn’t, you can buy one that does.
  3. Once you have set up a VPN connection on your router, simply connect your Xbox to your Wi-Fi network.

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Connect via your Windows PC

  1. Download and install the NordVPN app on your Windows computer and connect to one of the servers.
  2. Connect your console to your computer with an ethernet cable.
  3. Go to Control Panel ⁠—> Network and Internet ⁠—> Network and Sharing Center and select Change Adapter Settings.
  4. Right-click on your VPN connection and select Properties.
  5. Open the Sharing tab and enable Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection.

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6. Under Home Networking Connection, choose the connection you’d like to share with your Xbox. Now you’ve made your PC a “virtual router” of sorts.

7. On your Xbox, go to Network —> Settings —> Network Settings. Click on Test network connection to connect to the internet.

Alternatively, you can use a hotspot. Install the NordVPN app on your PC or smartphone, create a hotspot, and connect your Xbox to it. See here to learn more.

How to choose the best VPN provider for Xbox

Speed

Lag is the killer of gaming. When choosing a VPN provider, make sure to pay special attention to the speed of the service to avoid any bandwidth throttling whatsoever.

Servers

A game you want to play might be unavailable in your area. A large network of servers allows you to enjoy gaming and streaming services no matter where you are in the world.

Convenience

Ease of use is everything these days. Look for a VPN app that has a comprehensive interface, is lightweight, and can run on multiple devices simultaneously ⁠— you’ll thank yourself later.

Frequently asked questions

Enjoy a hassle-free online experience with NordVPN

Hide your location, get a new IP, access the internet without restrictions, and enjoy your favorite content with a risk-free VPN. If you are not 100% satisfied, tell us within 30 days of the purchase date and get a full refund.

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