Can’t Join Your Friend’s Server? Here’s How You Can Fix “The Match You are Trying to Join is Running an Incompatible Version of the Game '' Error in Palworld

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Can’t Join Your Friend’s Server? Here’s How You Can Fix “The Match You are Trying to Join is Running an Incompatible Version of the Game '' Error in Palworld

Dhruv Bhatnagar
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When a game is in the Early Access period, like Palworld, many issues will prevent players from enjoying it.
Are you wondering how to fix the "The Match You are Trying to Join is Running an Incompatible Version of the Game" Error in Palworld? Here's everything you need to know.

 Due to the incredible popularity of Palworld, from time to time, you may run into server related problems. One error occurs when you’re trying to join a match, and your game version is from that of your friends or a server’s owner. Of course, not being able to join a match and play with your friends is very frustrating, but there are several ways you can fix “The Match You are Trying to Join is Running an Incompatible Version of the Game '' error in Palworld.

How Can You Fix Version Error in Palworld?

You’ll get this notification when you’re trying to join a public server, or a friend, but the solution is quite simple. Here are some ways to fix this error -

  1. Update the game, ensure you and your friends are running the same version.

  2. Update Palworld Server

  3. Close, and launch Palworld again.

  4. Restart your gaming platform (Game Pass/Steam)

Can’t Join Your Friend’s Server? Here’s How You Can Fix “The Match You are Trying to Join is Running an Incompatible Version of the Game '' Error in Palworld

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This error is often caused by new Palworld updates which can lead to incapability between your client, your friend’s client, and the game’s server version. The team at Pocket Pair is working hard to plug all the holes in its massive success, and that means updates are bound to happen now and again. The developers often release a main patch, and follow it up with a hotfix. 

The first thing you should do is check if your game is fully up-to-date before asking whoever’s server you’re attempting to join whether they’ve updated their game. 

One way to check if you’re on the same version as your friend, take a look at the numbers displayed at the bottom-right of your screen. You’ll be able to play the game, if you both are on the same versions. 

If you’ve tried all the steps mentioned above, and still can’t join the game, you can try restarting your game, and attempting to rejoin the server. Often, restarting Game Pass, Steam, or your Xbox to fully register the update can help you fix this error.

That’s everything you need to know on how to fix “The Match You are Trying to Join is Running an Incompatible Version of the Game '' error in Palworld. For more Palworld help, check out how you can fix Polymer not showing in Palworld. 


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