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How to fix Battlefield 2042 backend server could not be found error

Players are not able to play Battlefield 2042 because of the error that says "backend server could not be found", and here's how you can fix it.
Battlefield 2042 has become immensely popular among players around the world, and recently a lot of them are facing an error while trying to play the game that says "backend server could not be found".

If you are one of these players and wondering why you are encountering this error, we have got the answer for you, along with a potential fix that you can try to resolve this error.

Battlefield 2042 "backend server could not be found" error fix

battlefield 2042 backend server could not be found fix
There are different reasons for encountering the "backend server could not be found error" in Battlefield 2042. (Picture: DICE / Electronic Arts)

The first thing you need to check to solve the "backend server could not be found" error in Battlefield 2042 is the version of your game. If it's not up to date, you might face this issue, so make sure to install the latest version of Battlefield 2042.

Other than this, this error might also appear when the game's servers are down for maintenance. You can check the social media handles of Battlefield 2042 to check if there's one going on.

Apart from this, the error might also be appearing because the open beta period has ended, so the servers of the game are offline. In this case, you will have to wait till they are back online with the release of the next update.

After trying all the above fixes, the error should get fixed.

Battlefield 2042 will be released officially on 19th November 2021 for PC, Xbox and PlayStation. You can have a look at the official gameplay trailer of the game uploaded on Battlefield's official YouTube channel:


Don’t forget to check out our dedicated Battlefield section for all the news, updates, guides and more.

Featured image courtesy of DICE / Electronic Arts.