Palworld: How to fix ‘Sorry you are currently prevented from playing online multiplayer games’ error

Palworld: How to fix ‘Sorry you are currently prevented from playing online multiplayer games’ error
Zachary Roberts Updated on by

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Palworld has taken the world by storm, but it is not without issues. It’s not yet a full game, so that’s not terribly surprising. Nevertheless, it has countless players, some of which are trying to play the smash hit with one another. Unfortunately, a persistent error often troubles them. The Palworld Sorry you are currently prevented from playing online multiplayer games is an annoying one to run into. Fortunately, there are ways to try and fix this.

How to fix online multiplayer error in Palworld

The Palworld Sorry you are currently prevented from playing online multiplayer games error is one that can come up when an update is being rolled out. It effectively keeps players from loading up previous saves, and that’s no fun. It generally arises more on Xbox, but PC players who are playing through Steam have also seen this issue.

This issue generally comes up when you need to refresh Palworld. If you’re on Xbox, this is a pretty easy fix:

  1. Go to the Xbox home.
  2. Quit the game so it’s completely closed out.
  3. Open the updates section in Games & Apps.
  4. Download the update. It shouldn’t be too sizable.

The game on Xbox is only about six GB, so any update the developers put out for Palworld should be relatively small. If no update is there, be sure to scan for any and ensure it’s not missing. If there’s no update required, then you should be able to get back into the game.

Zach’s Tips

If that doesn’t work, general troubleshooting methods might. Try restarting your console. Signing out of Xbox Live and back in can also work wonders. It may also be an Internet connection issue that’s plaguing you, so check and consider resetting your router if necessary.

That’s all for how to fix the Palworld Sorry you are currently prevented from playing online multiplayer games error. Fortunately, it’s not a game-breaking bug. For more on Palworld, be sure to check out a Palworld dupe glitch, the best technology in the game, and how to cook!

Palworld multiplayer errors FAQs

Can I play multiplayer on Palworld?

Assuming you’re not facing an error, you can play Palworld with friends on Xbox or Steam.