Palworld boss holding an error symbol

Palworld: How to Fix “Sorry, You’re Currently Prevented From Playing Online Multiplayer” Error

A new error in Palworld is telling players they’re “prevented from playing online multiplayer”. Here is how you fix it.

Palworld is no stranger to errors and bugs during the start of its Early Access period. Of course, this isn’t unsurprising, and most players know what they’re getting into when installing the game. However, a few errors are completely running the fun, including a recent one that tells players they can’t play online multiplayer. If you’ve received this error, don’t worry. You’ve not been banned. This is an incredibly easy error to fix, and we explain the solution below.

How to Fix “Sorry, You’re Currently Prevented From Playing Online Multiplayer” Error in Palworld

To fix the “Sorry, you’re currently prevented from playing online multiplayer” error in Palworld, you just need to update the game. To do that, follow these steps:

  • On the Xbox dashboard, select My Games & Apps at the top
  • Scroll down to Manage
  • Select Updates
  • If no update is found, head back to your Games
  • Press the Options button on Palworld
  • Select Manage game and add-ons
  • Choose Updates
Palworld You're currently prevented from playing online multiplayer error
The error message in Palworld

Once you’ve updated it, the problem should go away. This error seems to be localized to Xbox users only and isn’t affecting those on Steam. If you’re still encountering this issue after updating the game, it is likely that the servers are down. You can try restarting your console or reinstalling the game, but it’s almost certainly a problem on Palworld’s end and not yours.

That’s everything you need to know about fixing the “Sorry, you’re currently prevented from playing online multiplayer” error in Palworld. For more guides just like this one, be sure to check out our Guide Hub.

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