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Diablo 4 Error Code 34202 Fix: Game Servers Are Not Available

Find out what the Diablo 4 Error Code 34202 means and how you can possibly fix the issues of 'Game Servers Not Available'.
Diablo 4 Error Code 34202 Fix: Game Servers Are Not Available

With Diablo 4's Open Beta weekends, gamers on PC and console might run into some connection issues, wondering if the servers are down or not. Alongside this, there's a Diablo 4 Error Code 34202 that you might run into.

This article focuses on possibly fixing Error Code 34202 in Diablo 4's beta and subsequent launch and explains precisely what the error message means.

Update on 23 March 2023: We've updated this article with the latest information on what the Diablo 4 Error Code 34202 means and how you can fix it.

Don't forget that you can play in the Diablo 4 Open Beta running from 24 to 27 March 2023.

PSA: You might run into Error Code 34202...

What Does Error Code 34202 Mean in Diablo 4?

Diablo 4 Error Code 34202 fix explanation meaning game servers not available
Diablo 4 Error Code 34202 appearing on 16 March 2023 before the Early Access Open Beta begins. (Picture: Blizzard/Wessel Minnie)

As you can see in the image above, taken by me on 16 March 2023 (yes, I forgot to close the curtains...), the Diablo 4 Error Code 34202 means that the game servers are not available, and Blizzard asks players to "Try again later."

It is basically a server/services down the error, but is there a fix?

How To Fix Diablo 4 Error Code 34202

Diablo 4 Error Code 34202 fix explanation meaning game servers not available
A Druid waiting for the devs to fix Error Code 34202 in Diablo 4. (Picture: Blizzard)

First up, check if the Diablo 4 servers are currently down or operational. Knowledge is power, after all, and there's no reason to go all IT Crowd on your gaming equipment if it is a server-side issue. For reference, check out the table below showcasing when the Diablo 4 servers should be available.

pre-purchased Diablo 4 will receive Early Access.

Diablo 4 Servers Live Start Date End Date
Early Access Beta 17 March 2023 20 March 2023

Open Beta

24 March 2023 27 March 2023

Launch Early Access

2 June 2023 N/A

Official Release

6 June 2023 N/A

Find the exact Open Beta start and end times for your reference:

  • Early Access to the Open Beta begins March 17 at 9 a.m. PST and concludes March 20 at 12 p.m. PST.
  • The Open Beta begins March 24 at 9 a.m. PST and concludes March 27 at 12 p.m. PST.

Servers might go down unexpectedly for maintenance. Remember, the current beta version could potentially run into issues, resulting in players receiving the Diablo 4 Error Code 34202.

If the servers are operational by all accounts, we suggest following the official steps to fix connection/disconnection issues as outlined by Blizzard.

  1. Close all other applications to resolve software conflicts and free up resources.
  2. Reset your network devices, which can resolve numerous problems
  3. If you're using a wireless connection, optimize your internet connection to rule out a connection issue.
  4. Update or temporarily uninstall any security programs, which may mistakenly identify the login module as a security threat.
  5. Release and renew your IP and flush your DNS to resolve any network conflicts.
  6. Disable any proxies that may interfere with the login module.
  7. Update your drivers and operating system to resolve any compatibility issues.

If you are still receiving the Diablo 4 Error Code 34202, blocking you from entering the game's Open Beta, then we suggest contacting Blizzard Customer Support.

While you wait for Diablo 4's open beta weekends or full release on the 6 June (2 June for Early Access), you can learn more about the world of Sanctuary in the video below. 

That's everything we know about the Diablo 4 Error Code 34202 right now, including potential fixes. We will endeavor to update this article once more information becomes available. Good luck!


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