In the post below, I will be talking about an issue that causes Destiny 2 servers are not available error in Windows 10. This is the issue that is causing so many Destiny 2 players so they can not play the game. So, without any further ado, head to the post below to learn how to fix the Destiny 2 servers that are not available error on your Windows 10.
What Triggers Servers Are Not Available Error in Destiny 2?
As the error message suggests, this error is might be related to a number of factors including the network connection between your PC and the game server that might be causing the game to stop working. When the establishment between your PC and the game server fails you get the servers are not available error when starting Destiny 2.
This also happens when the Destiny 2 servers are overloaded or are too busy due to the heavy request from gamers around the world. When there is a significant number of players try to join the Destiny 2 server. What happens is that the server fails to handle such high traffic and eventually goes down triggering the Destiny 2 servers are not the available error.
But, this doesn’t always mean that the server error you are getting is because of the heavy load of the players trying to join the Destiny 2 server.
Incorrect Network Configurations
There might be some other technical reason for also. Something like incorrect network configurations on the computer you trying to play the Destiny 2. When you are troubleshooting, should look for all the possible factors that might be creating such type error.
Scheduled Server Maintenance
From time to time, Destiny 2 servers also go offline for the scheduled maintenance. During the scheduled server maintenance the servers are down and when someone tries to join a server the there is a high chance of getting the Destiny 2 servers are not the available error.
Troubleshooting Destiny 2 Servers Are Not Available Error in Windows 10
Sometimes the easiest solution for the occurring of error is to wait and try joining the game server at a later time. But if that doesn’t work, you can also try some other possible ways listed below to fix servers that are not available error in Destiny 2.
1- Check Your Internet Connection.
The first thing you can try doing is check your internet connection. Sometimes, several internet-related issues such as slow internet, intermittent connection or no internet connection at all are the main reason why online games stop working. To make sure, your internet connection is working fine you should check and refresh it using the following methods.
Turn off the Wi-Fi router
To refresh, or make a fresh start of the internet on your Windows computer. You can turn off the Wi-Fi router for a few seconds and then turn it back on.
Check Wi-Fi Dongle
If you are using a Wi-Fi dongle on your PC to connect to a Wi-Fi network then try also to unplug from your PC and insert it again. Sometimes, the tiny Wi-Fi dongle stops working. So, when troubleshooting the internet connection is working fine. Make sure to check the dongle too.
2- Disable DHCP on Your Computer.
You can also troubleshoot server-related errors in video games by disabling the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) on the computer.
To disable the DHCP feature on your computer follow the steps below.
- Click Start then go to Settings
- Select Network & Internet.
- Navigate to the Status section then click the Network and Sharing Center link.
- Click Change adapter settings.
- On the succeeding window, find and right-click on your Ethernet or Wifi then click Properties from the menu items.
- On the Wi-Fi Properties window, click the Networking tab then select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) then click Properties.
- To continue, mark the radio button to Use the following IP address and Use the following DNS server addresses.
- Enter the correct IP addresses and DNS server addresses manually. You can call your Internet service provider if you’re not sure about the IP address and DNS server address. Otherwise, you can use the default DNS server address 18.104.22.168 or 22.214.171.124.
- Save and apply the recent changes then restart your computer.
After rebooting, launch the game again and see if the server error is already gone.
3- Reset the TCP/IP Address on Your Computer.
To troubleshoot any network connection error, you can try resetting the TCP/IP address on your computer. Doing this might help you eliminate any network connection error on the Destiny 2 game. Here’s how to do it:
- Launch the Command Prompt through Start Search then run it as administrator.
- While in the CMD (with admin privileges), type the command netsh winsock reset then press Enter.
- This command prompts the system to reset the TCP/IP address.
- After resetting the TCP/IP, restart the computer to save and apply recent changes to the network settings.
Now, simply relaunch the Destiny 2 game and see if the server error is gone.
4- Update Network Adapters.
Network-related errors can also be directly attributed to a faulty network driver on the computer. Should this be the case, updating or reinstalling network drivers would be necessary? Here’s how:
- Go to the Device Manager on your computer by typing Device Manager on the search
- While in the Device Manager, expand the Network adapters list, then right-click on the Network driver in use.
- To update the network driver, select the option to Update Driver Software then follow the onscreen prompts to update the driver.
- To reinstall the network driver, select Uninstall from the menu options.
- Find the network driver package and install it manually.
- Don’t forget to restart the computer after updating or reinstalling network drivers.
Doing the Network adapters update it will make sure that the PC has all the latest software installed for your network adapters. But, most of the time, the Destiny 2 servers are not the available error appears due to Destiny 2 scheduled Server Maintenance.
So make sure if there is any scheduled Server Maintenance is underway while you are trying to play Destiny 2.