In the summer of 2020, developer Riot Games launched a closed beta version of Valorant, an upcoming first-person shooter multiplayer video game. It’s also free-to-play which means players have nothing to lose trying it out. However, for an upcoming application that it is, errors are bound to surface and it’s imperative that in the event of an error, you don’t freak out and lose taste.
Errors you are likely to encounter in Valorant will definitely come with a code so, in this article is a list of the known error codes for Valorant, what they mean and what to do when you see them.
All Known Error Codes for Valorant, Meanings and Fixes
|1||The game has lost connection.||Please relaunch the client to restore connectivity.|
|4||Invalid display name.||You should check out your Riot ID, something could be wrong with it.|
|5||Account was logged into elsewhere.||Log out from all devices.|
|7||Unable to connect to session service.||Your account might be suspended or you could be experiencing platform issues. Check your mail for any information with respect to those. Be sure to check the VALORANT Discord or Support Site banner for more information.|
|8-21||Problems with the Riot Client.||Restart the Riot Client.|
|29||Riot Games technical glitch. Error connecting to the platform.||Restart the Riot Client.|
|31||Failed to get player name information.||Restart the Riot Client.|
|33||The Riot Client process was closed.||Restart the Riot Client.|
|38||Error connecting to the platform.||Restart the Riot Client.|
|40||Error connecting to the platform.||Restart the Riot Client.|
|43||System Timeout||Restart the Riot Client.|
|44||Vanguard not initialized.||Restart the Riot Client and If the problem persists, uninstall Riot Vanguard, then restart VALORANT.|
|45||Vanguard Reboot required.||Apply the same solution as for error code 44.|
|46||Platform downtime.||This is planned downtime allotted for the engineers to work on the systems. Check back later.|
|49||Chat failed to initialize.||There seems to be an issue with the Chat, Restart the Riot Client.|
|50||Voice failed to initialize.||There seems to be an issue with the Chat. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.|
|51||Problem in creating a party.||There seems to be an issue with the Party System. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.|
|52||Problem fetching skill information for players.||Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.|
|53||Problem with Riot Client chat.||There seems to be a problem with the Riot Client chat. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.|
|54||Content service failure.||VALORANT was unable to retrieve your content. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client.|
|59||Service issue.||It seems that there is an issue with Riot Games server. Especially, EU players.|
I hope the above list helps, but if you encounter errors with any of the above codes and the solutions provided are not helpful, then you should try getting help on the official Discord Chat, or try the official subreddit as other Redditors might have encountered a similar issue. As a last resort, submit a ticket on the official support site for Valorant in order to get expert advice directly from official sources.
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