How to fix the ‘Authentication Failure’ Error in Fall Guys

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Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, the popular Battle Royale game, is now free-to-play. As an online multiplayer game, it may run into some issues when you try to launch it. This guide discusses the common "authentication failure" error in Fall Guys and some potential fixes for the problem.

Fall Guys 'Authentication Error' fix

The steps listed below are relatively straightforward, and players have managed to fix the problem by following them. Here are the steps you should follow to fix the "authentication failure" in Fall Guys:

  • Check your internet connection - First and foremost, make sure that your network connection is working. You can browse the internet or your device store to ensure that there is no fault with your router or service provider.
  • Restart your game - Close the game and the client and restart them. You can also try logging out and then signing in again to make sure that your account is connected securely.
  • Restart your device - The next best step is to reboot the device you are playing Fall Guys on so that any system error and failed drivers are repaired.
  • Check the game's server status - Sometimes the fault is not from your end and is originating from the game's servers. This may happen due to server overload or periodic maintenance of the server. You can check if the game's servers are down on the Downdetector community page.
  • Try reinstalling the game - As the download file size for Fall Guys is considerably small, you can easily uninstall and reinstall the game to fix any corrupted files or other root problems.

Related: Does Fall Guys have split screen or local multiplayer?

If nothing that we have mentioned here works and you are facing the same problem, you can visit the official Fall Guys support webpage to identify and fix your problem. Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows (PC) platforms.

Stay tuned to Pro Game Guides for more Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout content. In the meantime, head over to our article on Fall Guys ‘failed to log in’ error – How to fix.

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