Valorant: How to Fix All Error Codes

The full list of Valorant error codes explained, with solutions to those issues.

Valorant quickly became one of the most popular esport shooters since the closed beta launched in April 2020. Like most online games, however, players have encountered many issues while playing. If you're new to the game it's likely you will face one of these problems. So we've compiled a list of potential error codes, for new players and veterans alike, that developer Riot Games is currently aware of. From game crashes to network issues, we've got you covered with explanations and solutions if you come across these Valorant error codes.

Some error codes have easy fixes. Others occur on Riot's end. For status updates on emergent issues, direct your attention toward the Valorant Discord server, Twitter page, and/or Support Site banners. For persistent issues or ones not listed here, you can always Submit a Ticket to speak directly with Valorant Support.

When something goes wrong in Valorant, you'll be provided with an error code in the form of a number. Make sure to pay attention to that error code number, as you'll need it to match with the corresponding problem and solution.

Here is the list of error codes, with explanations and possible fixes:

  • Error Code #4 - Your display name is invalid.
    • Solution: Something's up with you Riot ID.
  • Error Code #5 - Account was logged into elsewhere.
    • Solution: Log out from all devices.
  • Error Code #7 - Couldn't connect to session service.
    • Solution: Your account might be suspended. Check your email for more information. Or, it could be a platform issue on Riot's end. Check the Valorant Discord server or Support Site banner for more information.
  • Error Code #8-21 - Problems with the Riot Client.
    • Solution: Restart the Riot Client.
  • Error Code #29 - This is a network issue.
    • Solution: Your firewall could be blocking the Valorant Client. Double check that your firewall allows Valorant.
  • Error Code #31 - Failed to get player name information.
    • Solution: Restart the Riot Client.
  • Error Code #33 - The Riot Client process was closed.
    • Solution: Restart the Riot Client.
  • Error Code #43 - A system has timed out.
    • Solution: Restart the Riot Client.
  • Error Code #44 - Vanguard not initialized.
    • Solution: Restart the Riot Client. If problem persists, uninstall Riot Vanguard. Restart Valorant.
  • Error Code #45 - Vanguard Reboot required.
    • Solution: Restart the Riot Client. If problem persists, uninstall Riot Vanguard. Restart Valorant.
  • Error Code #46 - Platform downtime. 
    • Solution: Check back later. This is planned downtime allotted for engineer maintenance.
  • Error Code #49 - Chat did not initialize.
    • Solution: Issue with Chat. Restart the Riot Client.
  • Error Code #50 - Voice did not initialize.
    • Solution: Issue with Chat. Restart the Riot Client.
  • Error Code #51 - Problem creating a party.
    • Solution: Issue with Party System. Restart the Riot Client.
  • Error Code #52 - Problem fetching skill information for players.
    • Solution: Restart the Riot Client.
  • Error Code #53 - Problem with Riot Client chat.
    • Solution: Problem with Riot Client chat. Restart the Riot Client.
  • Error Code #54 - Content service failure.
    • Solution: Restart the Riot Client.
  • Error Code #55 - ApplicationRepairManagerInitFailure.
    • Solution: Restart the Riot Client. If problem persists, check the Support Site banners. If the Client has no issues, Submit a Ticket with Riot Support.
  • Error Code #56 - LegalInfoInitFailure.
    • Solution: Restart the Riot Client. If problem persists, check the Support Site banners. If the Client has no issues, Submit a Ticket with Riot Support.
  • Error Code #57 - PlayerAffinityInitFailure.
    • Solution: Restart the Riot Client. If problem persists, check the Support Site banners. If the Client has no issues, Submit a Ticket with Riot Support.
  • Error Code #58 - RSOValidationFailure.
    • Solution: Restart the Riot Client. If problem persists, check the Support Site banners. If the Client has no issues, Submit a Ticket with Riot Support.
  • Error Code #59 - LoginQueueFetchTokenFailure.
    • Solution: Issue with login. Restart Riot Client. Check Support Site banners.
  • Error Code #60 - PatchInitFailure.
    • Solution: Issue with startup process. Restart the Riot Client.
  • Error Code #61 - You have been banned from playing Valorant.
    • Solution: Learn more about bans here.
  • Error Code #62 - NoGamepodsToPingFailure.
    • Solution: Issue with your network. Restart the Riot Client. If problem persists, Submit a Ticket with Riot Support.
  • Error Code #63 - ManagerDeleted.
    • Solution: Issue with startup process. Restart the Riot Client.
  • Error Code #64 - SessionFetchFailure.
    • Solution: Issue with startup process. Restart the Riot Client.

For the most part Valorant offers a smooth gameplay experience. But if you're ever hit with a confusing error code, be sure to check out the list above to make sense of the situation.

 

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