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Failed to connect to patch server issue

If you’re having the issue “Failed to connect to patch server” when you start the game, it means that your firewall or security applications may be blocking your ability to connect to the WildStar servers. You can try the following solutions listed below:

  1. Run the game as admin
    Right click on the Wildstar program icon – Run as Administrator
  2. In Command Prompt type ipconfig/flushdns, then hit Enter
  3. Add the following wildstar patcher URL lines to hosts file: wildstar.patcher.ncsoft.com.cdngc.net wildstar.patcher.ncsoft.com

    If you don’t know how to find hosts file directory location, you can type the following address into File Explorer: %WINDIR%\system32\drivers\etc

    • Right click hosts file and open it with notebook
    • Add two lines listed above and save


    host file location