Gearbox Software and 2K have released a new action looter shooter fantasy RPG called ‘Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands’ in March 2022 that’s available for Windows, Xbox lineup, and PlayStation lineup devices. Although this multiplayer title offers cross-play support and players are enjoying it really well, some unfortunate players are encountering the Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Multiplayer Not Working issue on PC, Xbox Series, PS4, and PS5 devices.
If you’re also one of the victims to encounter such an issue then you can follow this troubleshooting guide completely to resolve it. As per multiple reports, several players are facing the “Connection Error: Your connection has timed out”, “Please check your network”, “Could not connect to host”, or “This feature requires all active players to be connected to Gearbox Software Shift” can easily ruin the multiplayer gameplay experience whatsoever.
- Fix: Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Multiplayer Not Working on PC, Xbox Series, PS4, PS5
- 1. Check your Internet Connection
- 2. Update Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands
- 3. Update All Device Drivers (PC Only)
- 4. Update System Software
- 5. Check Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Server Status
- 6. Repair Game Files (PC Only)
- 7. Power Cycle your PC or Console
- 8. Power Cycle Wi-Fi Router
- 9. Contact Gearbox’s Software Support or 2K Support
Fix: Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Multiplayer Not Working on PC, Xbox Series, PS4, PS5
It becomes even worse whenever Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands players are labeled as “Offline” which means you can’t invite other players to the multiplayer lobby. Luckily, we’ve shared a couple of possible workarounds for you that should gonna help a lot. Now, without wasting any more time, let’s jump into it.
1. Check your Internet Connection
First of all, you should try checking out the internet connection at your end no matter whether you’re using Wi-Fi or wired (ethernet). If in case, you’re having a poor internet connection or an unstable one, make sure to contact your service provider to increase the data speed or change the IP address to fix the networking connectivity issue. You should try switching to the wired (ethernet) connection from wireless (Wi-Fi) or vice versa to cross-check it.
2. Update Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands
You should update the game to check whether the problem is appearing due to the outdated or corrupted game version or not. It’s needless to say that the latest game update can bring bug fixes or stability improvements. To do so:
- Open the Steam client > Go to Library.
- Right-click on Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands from the list > Click on Manage.
- Select Properties > Click on the Updates tab > Click on Automatic Updates.
- If it’s enabled, whenever there is a new update available, the Steam client will do the job for you.
For the Epic Games Launcher users, you can follow the steps below:
- Open the Epic Games Launcher > Head over Library.
- Now, click on the three dots icon of Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands.
- Make sure the Auto Update option is turned on.
- Head over to the My Games and Apps section > Go to Manage.
- Select Updates and install the latest version of the game.
- From the home menu, open the game Library > Choose the Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands game.
- Press the Options button > Select Check for Update.
- If there is an update available, make sure to install the update.
3. Update All Device Drivers (PC Only)
Another thing you can do is simply try updating the device drivers on the PC to fix multiple issues with the system performance that can happen for any program. Corrupted or missing device drivers can eventually trouble you a lot. To do so:
- Right-click on the Start Menu to open up the Quick Access Menu.
- Click on Device Manager from the list.
- Now, double-click on the respective device driver category to expand the list. [Such as Display adapters, network drivers, etc]
- Then right-click on the device > Select Update driver.
- Choose Search automatically for drivers.
- If there is an update available, it’ll automatically download and install the latest version.
- Once done, make sure to reboot your computer to change the effects.
4. Update System Software
Sometimes issues with the outdated system software can also cause conflicts with system performances, especially in multiplayer games or any resource-heavy programs. You should always update the system software on your device to maintain the performance stable enough. To do that:
- Press Windows + I keys to open up the Windows Settings menu.
- Next, click on Update & Security > Select Check for updates under the Windows Update section.
- If there is a feature update available, select Download and install.
- It may take a while to complete the update.
- Once done, restart your computer to install the update.
- Go to the Settings menu on the PlayStation console.
- Select System Software Update > Make sure to check for available updates and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update process.
- Once done, reboot the system to apply changes.
- Press the Home button on the Xbox console to open the Dashboard menu.
- Now, select Settings from the bottom of the menu > Select All Settings.
- Choose to System > Select Updates.
- Select Update Console (if available) > Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the update process.
- Once done, make sure to restart the console to apply changes.
5. Check Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Server Status
You can also try checking out the Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands server status by visiting the SHiFT Status Twitter handle to get all the real-time info about server downtime or maintenance. The chances are high that somehow your game server has an issue and that’s basically preventing the game to connect with it. If there is an outage or maintenance at the time you’re trying, make sure to wait for a couple of hours and try again.
6. Repair Game Files (PC Only)
Another thing you can do is simply verify and repair the game files on your PC via the Steam or Epic Games Launcher to ensure there are no corrupted or missing game files present on your computer. To do that:
- Launch Steam > Click on Library.
- Right-click on Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands from the list of installed games.
- Now, click on Properties > Go to Local Files.
- Click on Verify Integrity of Game Files.
- You’ll have to wait for the process until it gets completed.
- Once done, just restart your computer.
For Epic Games Launcher:
- Open the Epic Games Launcher > Click on Library.
- Click on the three-dots icon of Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands.
- Click on Verify and it’ll start verifying the game files.
- Wait for the process to complete and restart the launcher.
7. Power Cycle your PC or Console
Sometimes issues with the temporary glitch on the PC or console device can eventually trigger multiple conflicts with the game launching and multiplayer connectivity. It’s better to perform a simple power cycle method on your gaming device to ensure if the problem has been fixed or not. To do that:
- Just power off the PC or console completely > Unplug the power cable from the power source and from the device itself.
- Wait for around a couple of minutes then plug back the power cable in.
- Finally, power on the PC or console, and launch the game again to check for the issue.
8. Power Cycle Wi-Fi Router
It’s also recommended to try performing a power cycle method on your Wi-Fi router because temporary glitches can also cause issues with the network connectivity whatsoever. To do so, power off the router and unplug the power adapter from the power source > Wait for around 30 seconds then plug back the power cable in > Turn on the Wi-Fi router to check for the issue.
9. Contact Gearbox’s Software Support or 2K Support
If none of the methods worked for you then make sure to contact the Gearbox’s Software Support to raise a ticket for further assistance. Additionally, you can contact 2K Support to get it fixed. Support agents are aware of these issues and they can provide you with valid workarounds (if any). Otherwise, ask them to escalate this issue to the developers so that they can investigate it deeply.
That’s it, guys. We assume this guide was helpful to you. For further queries, you can comment below.