Overwatch LC-202 error on Xbox One and PS4: what it is and how to fix it

By Sherif Saed
7 April 2017 13:12 GMT

A few possible fixes for the Overwatch LC-202 connection error.

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There’s a particular connection error that keeps cropping up every now in then for Overwatch players on PS4, and Xbox One. Error LC-202 prevents the game from doing the initial log in, meaning you get stuck

A number of things could be causing this error, chief among them is your console’s connectivity to the internet. First of all, it’s always recommended you connect the console to the internet though a cable, and not wirelessly. Try doing this first.

If the connection type is not an issue, check if there are any problems with your console’s internet connectivity by performing a basic connection test through settings.

If that doesn’t fix it, you’ll need to dig deeper. Blizzard’s looking glass tool is a great way for you test your connection to Blizzard servers.

If you are in fact having trouble reaching Blizzard servers, see if you have these ports open in your router. This is a last resort step that’s different for each router, so don’t change things unless you know what you’re doing. Simply google your router’s model name with the words “port forwarding” and follow the guide.

If the problem continues even after trying the workarounds above, it’s best to check if this is not a global issue with Blizzard’s servers.

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