The hype around Diablo II Resurrected has been massive since the game’s announcement, and it shows as many players are unable to join or create matches. Since the game’s launch, many players are getting the “failed to authenticate” error, after which either they are kicked out of matches or unable to create a game. Let’s see how to fix the “failed to authenticate” error in Diablo II Resurrected.
When Will Blizzard Fix The Failed To Authenticate Error In Diablo II Resurrected?
Within hours of the release of Diablo II resurrected fans have started facing multiple errors and pop-ups showing “failed to authenticate” error. After several social media posts by players, Blizzard Entertainment, the game developers have finally responded. At the time of writing this article Blizzard ent. has acknowledged the errors players are facing. They have also announced that the game will be getting a server maintenance.
To address game creation and character issues, #D2R will undergo unscheduled maintenance at 10am PT. We expect this maintenance to last 30 minutes. Players who are online and playing should logout before the shutdown if possible.
— Blizzard CS – The Americas (@BlizzardCS) September 23, 2021
The server maintenance is scheduled for 10 am PT on 23rd September and will last for 30 mins. Players already in the game are requested to shut the game and log in only after the update is complete. As of now, there is no announcement regarding progress loss. We don’t expect any loss of progress after the update, so players don’t need to worry about that.
How To Fix The Failed To Authenticate Issue In Diablo II Resurrected?
Even though Blizzard has announced a maintenance break to fix the issue, players can use these fixes to get back in the game.
- The primary reason for this error is the overload of servers. We would recommend players change the server and try multiple servers to find less populated ones.
- Players can also try the OG restart trick as it will automatically try matching you to a new server.
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