Here is how to fix Escape From Tarkov Gateway Timeout Error.


Escape From Tarkov Gateway Timeout Error: How To Fix

Nutan Lele
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Some Tarkov players are running into issues after the recent wipe in the game.
The Gateway Timeout Error is usually related to server issues.
Here is how to fix Escape From Tarkov Gateway Timeout Error.

Escape From Tarkov is an extraction shooter with recent wipe resetting aspects of the game. As with some game updates, some players reported running into a Gateway TImeout Error in Escape From Tarkov. The Escape from Tarkov Gateway Timeout error is preventing players from logging into the game. This error is generally an indicator of an issue with the connection between the client and the server. Let us look at what can cause such an error and how you can fix the Gateway Timeout Error in Escape From Tarkov. 

Escape From Tarkov Gateway Timeout Error: Causes and Fixes

Escape From Tarkov usually has a server wipe approximately once in six months with the last wipe happening in August. The recent December wipe added a new map, the game and other anticipated features. Some players reported running into the Gateway Timeout Error in Tarkov. Let’s look at why this error might occur:

Network issues

If there is a problem with either your connection to the servers or the Escape From Tarkov servers themselves. This can cause the Gateway Timeout Error. Just in case, this was not the issue with you, we recommend you check out your internet connection for any unknown error. Restart your router and try again.

Server error

The Tarkov servers are offline due to some issue or for maintenance. Keep a lookout on the Escape From Tarkov social media accounts for updates on maintenance takedowns. Once you can pinpoint the servers as the cause of the problem, you will know that there is nothing you can do to fix the Escape from Tarkov Backend Error HTTP 1.1 504 Gateway Timeout. All you can do in this case is wait for the servers to get back to normal and Battlestate Games takes them back online.

Updates Pending

Make sure you’ve got the latest update installed, and in this case, that is version

First, make sure you have the most recent update installed in case the servers are not down and the issue is not with your internet. Reinstall Escape from Tarkov and see if a new download resolves the issue if you've already done that. Reinstalling and uninstalling software can sometimes fix corrupted files that result from incomplete downloads.

Keep a lookout for new Tarkov updates right here at AFK Gaming. Escape From Tarkov is currently a PC-exclusive game that can only be purchased through

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Nutan is experienced with content across various FPS, MOBA, and BR titles for both PC and mobile gaming. Basically, she's a Jill of all trades. As the former captain of an all-woman esports team, her roots lie firmly in PC gaming but she does enjoy that one map in Call of Duty: Mobile.

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