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How to Fix “Login Error Disconnected from Game Server” in Overwatch 2

Are you getting a “Login Error Disconnected from Game Server” error in Overwatch 2?

The error message happens when you’re trying to connect to a game using a console (e.g., PS4, PS5, Xbox) but failed.

Overwatch 2 was released on October 4, 2022.

Since its release, the game has had multiple known issues.

Some of the known issues are server disconnection, cosmetics, items, currency not showing up, and others.

In this guide, you’ll learn why Overwatch 2 says “Login Error Disconnected from Game Server” and how to fix it.

Why does Overwatch 2 say “Login Error Disconnected from Game Server”?

Login Error Disconnected from Game Server

Overwatch 2 says “Login Error Disconnected from Game Server” because you’ve failed to connect to the server.

There is a known issue with merged Battle.net accounts for console players that Blizzard is working on a fix.

This might be an issue with your internet connection or the game’s servers.

It can also happen if you don’t have a BattleTag or your Battle.net account is not linked to your console.

In addition, as of early October, Overwatch 2 is experiencing a DDoS attack that affects its servers.

Hence, many users are complaining about connection issues.

“Can you fix the LC-208 error for everyone who can’t get in on console when they merge their account in Overwatch 1”?

“I got to the front of the queue again and got disconnected from the game server”.

“Are we getting any updates about the servers? Everyone I know is on but yet I’m still getting disconnected from the game server”.

How to fix “Login Error Disconnected from Game Server” in Overwatch 2

To fix the “Login Error Disconnected from Game Server” in Overwatch 2, you need to link your console to your Battle.net account or disconnect and reconnect it.

If that fails, you need to wait for Blizzard to fix the merged accounts bug or contact Blizzard support for help.

Fix 1: Link your console to your Battle.net account

  1. Sign in to your Battle.net account.
  2. Select “Connections”.
  3. Select “Connect” next to the console that you’re using (e.g. PlayStation Network).
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to link your account.

Fix 2: Disconnect and reconnect your console to your Battle.net account

  1. Sign in to your Battle.net account.
  2. Select “Connections”.
  3. Select “Disconnect” next to the console that you’re using (e.g. PlayStation Network).
  4. Select “Connect”.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to link your account.

Fix 3: Contact Blizzard support

  1. Go to https://us.battle.net/support/en/games/overwatch.
  2. Select the “Technical” option.
  3. Click on the “Contact Support” button.
  4. Include a description of your issue.
  5. Select “I still need help”.
  6. Select “Technical” > Your platform > Can’t connect > Contact Us.
  7. Log in to your Battle.net account to submit a web ticket.

Further reading

How to Fix “Error Code LC-208” in Overwatch 2

How to Fix “Not playing on the same version as friends” in Overwatch 2

How to Fix Lag, Stuttering, or FPS drops in Overwatch 2

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