How to Fix Call of Duty Vanguard VIVACIOUS error

When it comes to Call of Duty games and even for the PC version, you really can’t avoid errors or server connectivity issues or crashes, lags, etc at any cost. No matter how powerful your PC configuration is and which edition you’ve paid for, you’ll going to end up getting several issues whatsoever. The same thing is happening with the PC players and this time the Call of Duty Vanguard VIVACIOUS error is in the highlights for a few days.

Since the COD Vanguard title has been launched, it seems that plenty of players are experiencing issues with the game launching or gameplay or even while connecting to the server online. Keep in mind that this particular VIVACIOUS error can appear on both PC and console devices so it’s considered to be one of the widespread issues among Vanguard players. To be precise, this error occurs whenever there is an issue with the internet or game servers.

How to Fix Call of Duty Vanguard VIVACIOUS error

How to Fix Call of Duty Vanguard VIVACIOUS error

This error will prevent you from playing games in multiplayer zombies mode or Warzone irrespective of which platform you’re using. Luckily, there are a couple of possible workarounds available that we’ve mentioned below. So, without further ado, let’s get into it.

1. Check the Activision Online Services

It’s also worth mentioning that before jumping to any conclusion, try checking out the Activision Online Services page once to ensure whether there is a problem with the service or not. If the problem is for real at the server-side then we’ll recommend you to wait for a couple of hours or so and check again until the problem has been fixed at the server level. However, if there is no issue at the server-side then you can jump into the next method.

2. Check the Internet Connection

The chances are high that your internet connection is somehow conflicting some issues or it doesn’t have enough speed or stability to continue running the game on the PC or console. Try checking the internet connection whether you’re using a Wi-Fi or Ethernet (wired) connection. If there is an issue with the internet connection at your end then make sure to fix it manually or contact your ISP for technical support.

3. Power Cycle your Router

Try performing a power cycle on your Wi-Fi router to clear out the potential glitch with the networking connectivity. If your internet connectivity ping or stability seems good enough then make sure to follow the steps below to power cycle the router.

  • First, turn on the router completely > Unplug the power cable from the router and disconnect the adapter from the power source.
  • Next, make sure to wait for around 30 seconds or higher > Plug back the power cable in.
  • Finally, boot your router, and check the connectivity again.

4. Power Cycle your PC or Console

It seems that your PC or gaming console has some issues with the connectivity or system glitch whatsoever. So, it’s better to perform a power cycle on your PC or console to fix the Vivacious error.

  • On PlayStation: Go to your PlayStation console > Press and hold the Power button until it beeps twice (the second beep will sound after seven seconds) > Wait for the console to fully shut down then unplug its power cable from the power source and wait for about 30 seconds > Finally, connect the power cable and boot your console to check for the issue again.
  • On Xbox: Make sure to go to your Xbox console then press & hold the Power button for a few seconds until the console shuts down > Next, unplug the power cable from the power source and then connect it again > Turn on the console to check for the issue.
  • On PC: Shut down the computer properly > Unplug the power cable from the power source and then wait for around 30 seconds > Plug back the power cable in and turn on the PC to check for the issue.

5. Try using a VPN

You should try using a VPN service on the PC to check whether the server connectivity issue is still occurring or not. Sometimes changing the region server can fix such issues completely.

6. Scan and Repair Game Files

Well, scanning and repairing the game files on the PC can easily fix multiple issues whatsoever. If there is an issue with the game launching or several errors then make sure to repair the corrupted or missing game files directly using the game client. To do so:

  • Open the launcher on the PC.
  • Go to your Games Library > Click on the COD Vanguard icon.
  • Click on the gear (cog) icon next to the blue PLAY button.
  • Select Scan and Repair > Click on Begin Scan.
  • Wait for the process to be completed > Finally, reboot the PC to apply changes.

7. Reinstall COD Vanguard

If the above methods didn’t work for you, try uninstalling and reinstalling the COD: Vanguard game on the PC by following the steps below:

  • Open the desktop app > Select the icon for the COD Vanguard game that you want to uninstall.
  • Now, select the drop-down arrow icon next to the Play button > Click on Uninstall.
  • Wait for the uninstallation process to be completed.
  • Once done, make sure to reinstall the Vanguard game again by selecting Install from the appropriate game tab.
  • Wait for the reinstallation process as t will take some time.
  • Finally, reboot the PC to change effects immediately.

8. Contact Activision Support

If none of the workarounds come in handy then try contacting Activision Support for further assistance. Sometimes asking for help or submitting the report to the support team can fix the issue quicker than you expect. As the problem is widespread, the chances are high that the Activision team will address this issue as early as possible. This is how you can easily resolve the Call of Duty Vanguard VIVACIOUS error on your PC or console.

That’s it, guys. We assume this guide was helpful to you. For further queries, you can comment below.

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