Microsoft: Give Xbox One users IPv6 connectivity

Dan Wing dwing at
Thu Oct 10 01:05:22 CEST 2013

On Oct 9, 2013, at 1:54 PM, Tore Anderson <tore at> wrote:

> Quoting from slide 2:
> «Network operators that want to provide the best possible user
> experience for Xbox One Users:
> * Provide IPv6 Connectivity»
> Gamers tend to be a demanding bunch. I can tell from a ton of forum
> posts and such that a common problem of theirs is that the Xbox (360)
> reports the «NAT Type» as being «Moderate» or even «Strict». If word
> gets around in those communities that a reliable remedy for such
> problems is to switch to an ISP that supports IPv6...
> Kudos to Chris and Microsoft!

Yes, kudos.

Slide 6 could be summarized as "follow 'Simple Security in IPv6 Gateway CPE' RFC6092", I think?


> Anyone have any information on the PS4?
> Tore

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