Palworld 'Sorry, You Are Currently Prevented From Playing Online Multiplayer Games' Error: How to Fix

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Palworld 'Sorry, You Are Currently Prevented From Playing Online Multiplayer Games' Error: How to Fix

Aditi Joshi
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Players playing Palworld have been facing a confusing in-game error titled 'Sorry You Are Currently Prevented From Playing Online Multiplayer Games' Error.
This error may take place due to an unstable internet connection, server downtime, or outdated game client.
Here are some ways in which you can fix this error and resume your game.

Palworld is a thrilling monster-collecting survival game by Pocketpair. It has garnered swift popularity among many gamers. However, the vibrant Palworld is not free from hurdles. There are occasional hiccups that may hamper your seamless gaming experience.

One of these errors is the "Sorry, you are currently prevented from playing online multiplayer games" error. This error leaves players puzzled and stuck as they try to resolve it. If you have not been able to fix it yet, here are some ways to possibly do so.


What is the 'Sorry You Are Currently Prevented From Playing Online Multiplayer Games' Error in Palworld?

This error usually pops up when you're trying to enter a Palworld game with your friends that you have saved. As odd as it is, the game allows you to create new sessions despite the error, thus making things a bit confusing.

The error suggests that there might be problems with your internet connection or the game servers. The limitation stops you from entering the game with your friends.

The factors causing this error may include an outdated version of Palworld. If you are facing the error, chances your game is in need of a quick update.


How to Fix the 'Sorry You Are Currently Prevented From Playing Online Multiplayer Games' Error in Palworld?

Players can fix this confusing error using different methods. They are as follows:

  • Check for updates:

    • Xbox: Close Palworld, go to My Games and Apps, and download any available updates.

    • PC (Steam): Updates usually take place automatically. However, there might be times you might miss out. You can verify this by right-clicking Palworld, selecting Properties and going to Installed Files. Then, choosing 'Verify Integrity of Game Files'.

  • Restart Palworld:

    • Fully quit the game and restart it to see if the error has resolved.

  • Check Internet Connection:

    • Make sure your internet connection is stable and active to avoid connectivity issues.

  • Update Xbox Live (For Xbox Users):

    • Go to My Games and Apps > Updates and manually download any pending Palworld or system updates.

  • Adjust Xbox Location/Region Settings (For Xbox Users):

    • Go to Settings > System > Language & Location, change your Xbox region, restart, and check if the error resolves.

  • Check Palworld Server Status:

    • Keep an eye out for any potential server downtimes via Palworld's server status pages. You can also check their socials for any reported issues or downtime.

  • Contact Support:

    • If the error persists and nothing has been fixed, reach out to Palworld's customer support channels. You can do so on Discord, for personalized assistance too.


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Aditi Joshi is an English Literature student who indulges in the world of gaming when she's not working. She finds enjoyment in the immersive world of gaming.

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