How To Fix Error 504 Bad Gateway In Escape From Tarkov

How To Fix Error 504 Bad Gateway In Escape From Tarkov
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Written by 

Harry Boulton


21st Feb 2023 15:34

Are you wondering how to fix Error 504 Bad Gateway in Escape From Tarkov? There's nothing worse than not being able to play your favourite game, and unfortunately, Escape From Tarkov is prone to these messages too. So, check out the rest of this guide below to find out how to fix Error 504 Bad Gateway in Escape From Tarkov.

How To Fix Error 504 Bad Gateway In Escape From Tarkov

How To Fix Error 504 Bad Gateway in Escape From Tarkov
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The main cause of the Escape From Tarkov Error 504 Bad Gateway message is your failure to connect to the game's servers. While this usually is out of your control in terms of fixing the problem, there are a few things you can try to hopefully solve the issue.

The first and most simple action that you can take is to restart the game and launcher, as that will force a reconnect to the game's servers. You can also restart your PC too if that still doesn't fix the issue, as that might clear the issue too.

The next thing you can do is attempt to clear the issue if it is on your end. This involves restarting your router, checking your connection status on your PC, and then troubleshooting your network via the Control Panel on your PC.

Finally, if all of that fails, it is likely that the issue is on the side of Battlestate Games. As a perpetually online game Escape From Tarkov is likely to have points where the servers unexpectedly shut down, and when this does happen your only course of action is to just wait it out.

Battlestate Games often tweet through their official channels when they are experiencing server issues, with an indication of when they expect the problem to be solved too. There could also be scheduled maintenance, so keep your eyes peeled for that too.

So, that's how to fix Error 504 Bad Gateway in Escape From Tarkov, which should hopefully let you play the game once again. Make sure to check out these Escape From Tarkov best settings to get the most out of your PC.

Harry Boulton
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Harry Boulton
Harry is a Guides Writer at GGRecon, having completed a Masters of Research degree in Film Studies. Previously a freelance writer for PCGamesN, The Loadout, and Red Bull Gaming, he loves playing a wide variety of games from the Souls series to JRPGs, Counter-Strike, and EA FC. When not playing or writing about games and hardware, you're likely to find him watching football or listening to Madonna and Kate Bush.
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