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Is Tarkov Down? How To Check Escape From Tarkov Server Status

If you are unable to play Escape from Tarkov, chances are that its servers are down. Check its server status here.
Is Tarkov Down? How To Check Escape From Tarkov Server Status

There are various reasons that would take the Escape from Tarkov servers down. They can go offline for server maintenance before a new update gets pushed out, or they might be experiencing some technical issues that won't let you enter the game and enjoy the battle. Apart from this, if your game is not updated or has corrupted files, you will encounter the same issue. 

This can be pretty frustrating as you will not be able to play matches, and if you are wondering whether Escape from Tarkov is down and when its servers will be back online, here is your answer.

Escape from Tarkov Server Status.
You must be wondering if EFT's servers are working right now (Picture: Battlestate Games)

Are Escape From Tarkov Servers Down

On October 10, in preparation for the installation of a technical update, Battlestate Games plan to bring the game offline.

The installation of this new update will take approximately 4 hours for the developers to deploy, but they have also warned that server maintenance "may be extended if required".

As you might imagine, the game will not be accessible to players during this period.

How To Check When Escape From Tarkov's Servers Are Working Again

We recommend you keep an eye on Battlestate Games' and Escape from Tarkov's official Twitter handles.

From here they will normally update the community about any updates that have finished installation or any further upcoming maintenance that may be required. Likewise, if there are any issues issues with the servers of Escape from Tarkov, you'll likely learn about it here first.

There's also the official Escape From Tarkov Server Status Website, which is also worth checking, but may not be updated as quickly as the social media profiles of the game.

For more Escape From Tarkov news, be sure to check out our dedicated section or take a look at some of our Guides & Tutorials just below:


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