Darktide error code 9999 - How to fix

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Gamers everywhere are fed up with Darktide error code 9999, which is preventing them from enjoying some Warhammer 40K multiplayer fun. It’s a shame because many fans consider Darktide to be one of the better games in this long-running franchise, so problems like this are a detriment.

Unfortunately, this is just something that online multiplayer shooters go through. An online-only environment will be prone to errors like this, especially since the game is available worldwide. The nature of these games also means constant fixes and updates, so fans just have to hang in there.

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So, for players who want to keep enjoying their Warhammer 40k, keep reading to see the potential fixes for Darktide error code 9999. It’s an annoying problem and we might have some solutions.

How to fix Darktide error code 9999

When you are hit by Darktide error code 9999, first check the Warhammer 40K: Darktide Twitter to see if the server is down or experiencing some issues. If it turns out the servers are down, you can wait until it’s back online.

Otherwise, the issue is probably with your internet connection, and here is how you can fix Darktide error code 9999:

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  • Reset your network devices to make sure your router hasn't become flooded with data.
  • Release and renew your IP and flush your DNS to resolve any network conflicts.
  • Allow Warhammer 40K: Darktide through your firewall, in case it is preventing the game from connecting to the game servers.
  • Try a different network to connect to the Internet; maybe your mobile hotspot.

Hopefully, one of our suggestions will fix Darktide error code 9999 for you. If not, it is probably a server issue and you have to wait until Fatshark resolves the ongoing issue.

What is Darktide error code 9999?

Darktide error code 9999 pops up when players attempt to start the game. The error typically occurs when the game has a hard time connecting to the server, according to Steam.

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Warhammer servers being down or overloaded with players, or a network issue on your end are the main reasons for error code 9999. If it's a server issue, there is nothing you can do but wait for the devs to address it.

But, if the issue is on your side, the suggestions we outlined here should fix the Darktide error code 9999 and you will be back in the game in no time.