Cannot start matchmaking searchin Spartans forever

hello chaps,
I simply cannot play matchmaking anymore, it keeps searching for Spartans forever. this happens in Arena, but also warzone.
i am obviously connected to Xbox live with open NAT.
Any suggestion?
thanks,
Bobl76

Same issue here.

We are alone, apparently.

> 2533274851557614;1:
> hello chaps,
> I simply cannot play matchmaking anymore, it keeps searching for Spartans forever. this happens in Arena, but also warzone.
> i am obviously connected to Xbox live with open NAT.
> Any suggestion?
> thanks,
> Bobl76

Feel your pain bro. Experiencing this since early February (I’m Italian).
Fortunately some days ago 343 finally acknowledged the issue. After weeks of battle we’ve finally got their attention on this problem.
Here you can reach a thread 343 itself opened to gather all the possible infos from players to study a proper solution to Region Lock restriction issue.
Here’s the link and its Reddit version