XDefiant: How to Fix Can’t Find Match

If you keep getting the Can't Find Match error in XDefiant, here are some thing you can do to get in game.

If you’re failing to find a lobby in XDefiant, it could be more than a lack of players queuing up to play. A frustrating issue: failing to get into a match means you can’t play the game. Here’s what you can do to find a match and get playing in XDefiant.

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Why You Can’t Find a Match in XDefiant

There can be a few reasons you can’t find a match in XDefiant. It could be related to server connectivity due to stress and overload. Not enough players could be online and able to connect, increasing your wait until it times out. It could be your internet connection. It could also be issues with crossplay, aside from being unable to invite your friends to your party.

Is There a Fix for Can’t Find a Match in XDefiant

With a variety of causes, pinning down how to solve the problem can be tricky. Most of these issues start on the Ubisoft side and will need devs to address it for a fix to occur. However, there are a few solutions you can try to get into a match.

Characters in an XDefiant match.
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  • Check the XDefiant Server Status: Head to XDefiant‘s official X account for server updates to see if the servers may be down.
  • Restart the game: This can often fix connectivity issues.
  • Restart your PC
  • Check your internet connection: Double check your internet to ensure your service hasn’t gone down.
  • Reinstall XDefiant: Corrupt or missing files can cause a game not to connect to online services.
  • Restart your Router: Sometimes, your router needs a restart to improve performance.
  • Submit a Ticket: If the above doesn’t work, you should submit a ticket via the XDefiant known issues board and wait for an official fix from Ubisoft.

Ubisoft has noted that once you’re in game, completing a PvP match may reset any issues, aside from those stemming from the server, that can cause Can’t Find a Match.

Those are some potential fixes to help you find a match and get sniping opponents in Ubisoft’s XDefiant. If you’re suffering from additional errors or bugs, or just want to look over a guns tier list, check out our XDefiant guide library.


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