Elden Ring delivers a breathtaking souls-like experience with new ideas incorporated into it, such as a refined open world, mount combat, and beautiful lore. The online aspect of the game is also praised by players as it lets you invade each other’s world and take on bosses that might prove very difficult in fighting solo.
However, many players who own Elden Ring have reported that they’re having the “Elden Ring connection error returning to your world” error when they try to summon different players. If you’re also experiencing sudden disconnection errors, we have a couple of workarounds that you can try to fix the issue.
How to fix Elden Ring connection error
Like the original Dark Souls port on PC, there are a few things broken in Elden Ring as well. Especially the multiplayer, as whenever a player gets summoned to help, they immediately get disconnected. Not being able to join your friends on a quest or boss fight can severely ruin the gameplay experience. We believe FromSoftware is aware of this issue and are working on an update that fixes this. In the meantime, you can try out these fixes and see if it fixes the connection error.
Check internet connection
The obvious fix that most players overlook is verifying whether their internet is functioning properly or not. Check your internet connection, see if it’s working properly, and try launching the game. In addition to this, switching to different connections like using Wi-Fi, router, or high-speed internet might fix this issue.
Verify server status
If you’re unable to join your friends in their world and constantly getting “Connection error occurred,” it could be an issue from the server’s end. The servers going under maintenance or outage most likely yields the error message. Wait for some time and try summoning or get your friend to summon you and see if it fixes the connection error.
Change the DNS Server
Often times when an issue arises with a domain name server, that could be the reason for server disconnection. Using Google DNS can fix most of the issues, and here’s how to do it.
- If you’re on a PC, press the Windows key + I to launch windows settings and select “Network and Internet.” In the “Advanced network settings,” click on change adapter options.
- Select your Network and right-click on it and select “Properties,” select “Internet Protocol Version 4,” and click on “Ok.”
- Click on “Use the following DNS server addresses” and enter the Google DNS, 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206. Click on “Ok” and close the window.
Disable Voice Chat
Many players have confirmed that disabling voice chat has fixed the connection error in Elden Ring, and we’ll recommend you do the same. To use this, head to the “Network” tab in the “Settings” menu, disable the voice chat and see if it fixes the bug.
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