How To Fix MLB The Show 21 Server Issue

Believe me! MLB The show 21 is, in my opinion, the best baseball video game. However, sadly, its servers are down again. Currently, the server down issue is becoming a hurdle in players’ paths, especially the hardcore ones. Players report that despite having server maintenance, they keep encountering “Unhandled server error” or any other server issue.

However, now the question that spread like a fire that is there any solution to fix the server issue? Fortunately, yes. So, need not worry more! Stick with us till the end to find out the available fixes to fix the mentioned issue. So, here’s how to fix MLB The Show 21 server issue.

How To Fix MLB The Show 21 Server Issue

How To Fix MLB The Show 21 Server Issue?

Let’s start with the good news! MLB The Show Twitter has tweeted that the developer (San Diego Studio) is reviewing this error, and their team is working on it to get it resolved. So, until they provide some potential fixes to fix MLB The Show 21 server issue, you can apply the available fixes that we mentioned below:


Fix 1: Check the Server Status of MLB The Show 21

Generally, errors and their fixes are related. In this case, as the name sounds, this is a server issue; therefore, the first step is to check the game’s server status. You can follow @MLBTheShow to check if the servers are down by developers for maintenance. You must wait till server maintenance finishes. I recommend you must avoid playing at the time of server maintenance.

MLB servers

You can also check the server status from any third-party website such as DownDetector. But make sure the websites are safe and virus-free. If it consumes a lot of time to search for such websites, you can totally rely on DownDetector. However, if there are no known server issues, then follow other fixes given below.

Fix 2: Restart the MLB The Show 21

MLB The Show 21

You all must be familiar with this everlasting fix. This is the easiest but most ignored fix available out there that has the potential to fix any type of issue. So, what are you waiting for? Close the MLB The Show 21 game and then relaunch the game, avoiding shortcuts. You can use the Task Manager app to force close the MLB The Show 21 if the screen somehow gets stuck.

Fix 3: Reboot the Gaming Console

Restarting the game not working? First, try to reboot the gaming console. Thankfully, this will not take much of your time. Just exit from the game then goes to the home page of your gaming console. Now, shut down the console and then restart it. Finally, relaunch the game and see if the server issue has been resolved or not.

Fix 4: Use a VPN

I recommend you use a wired connection like Ethernet rather than a wireless connection such as Wi-Fi while playing games. Especially if your network speed is slow and unstable, also, for a superior gaming experience, you must use a VPN. VPN can fix the server issue by reducing latency and protecting all your information.

You can easily set up a VPN for your gaming consoles through your Windows PC or router. But you must search for VPN which are safe and has robust anti-DDoS protection. Anyways, if you don’t know how to set up a VPN, then don’t worry. You can follow the following steps in order to set up a VPN:

  • Firstly, search for any VPN app and then download and install the most suitable VPN app on your PC
  • Now, connect the installed VPN app to the VPN server.
  • Go to Windows Settings, and click Network & Internet option.
  • Now, from the left panel, you will find the Mobile Hotspot option. Click on it and turn on Share my Internet connection with other devices in the right panel.
  • Now, you have to click to edit in order to change the password, if required.
  • Then, connect your gaming console to it.

Congrats! VPN is all set now on your PlayStation or Xbox for a wonderful gaming experience. Now, play the MBL The Show 21 game and see if the MLB The Show 21 server issue has been resolved or not.

Fix 5: Install the Update

Always make sure to update the game. If the game is not updated, then you must have forgotten the notification. Therefore, check for any updates, and if available, then update and install MLB The Show 21.

Fix 6: Power Cycle the Router

Still, server issue exists? Then, you can try to power cycle your router. To do so, disconnect the cords > Wait for 30 seconds > Connect the cords again. Now, your router has been refreshed so, launch the game and check the server issue still exists or not.


So, these were some available temporary fixes to fix MLB The Show 21 server issue. We hope that the developer fixes this regularly occurring server issue completely as soon as possible. Until then, use the above-given fixes to fix the server issue temporarily.

That’s it for today, guys. We hope this guide helped you. Now, feel free to shoot a comment for any further queries. You can also reach us if you have any other available fixes to fix the server issue. Finally, don’t forget to support us on our YouTube channel.

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