Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links is a free-to-play, digital collectible card game developed by Konami for Microsoft Windows, iOS and Android devices, based on the trading card game of the same name. After an initial beta period, the game was first released in Japan on November 17, 2016, and then released to the rest of the world on January 11, 2017. The Windows version was released worldwide via Steam on November 17, 2017.
However, recently there have been many reports of a “Server Error” on the game followed by a code. This problem prohibits PC players from playing the game online. In this article, we will inform you about the causes of the problem and provide you with viable solutions which will ensure the eradication of the problem.
What Causes Server Error in Yu-Gi-Oh?
The server error on “Yu-Gi-OH! duel links” is not specified to a specific cause but there are only a few hurdles that can be the root of the problem which are:
- Internet Connection: If your internet is very weak or is disconnected the game won’t run since most of the game is based on Online content
- Server Problem: Sometimes the servers of the game are under maintenance due to which the players cannot connect this issue is only temporary and is often fixed after some time
Now that you are aware of the nature of the problem we will move on towards the solutions
Solution 1: Disconnect VPN, Proxy
If you are connected to the internet through a Virtual Private Network or a Proxy Server we would recommend you to disconnect and connect directly to the internet. Sometimes the game has problems connecting to the internet if you are connected through another server. The game might be unable to contact the servers so the most basic troubleshooting step would be to disconnect all VPN and Proxy servers.
Solution 2: Restart Your Internet
Sometimes the internet modem might be causing issues connecting to the game servers therefore in this solution we will restart your internet completely by power cycling your router which will completely reinitialize the configurations and help resolve the error states.
- Unplug power from your Internet Router
- Wait for 5 minutes
- Plug power back into your Internet Router
- Start your streaming device after 5 minutes to see if it works
Note: Sometimes the game servers are under maintenance if so you will not be able to play until the developers put the servers back online.