The Finals: How to Fix ‘Matchmaking Failed’ Error

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The Finals were released during Game Awards 2023 and it is positively received by the gaming community. This latest addition to the online FPS genre offers players a unique blend of fast action-packed gameplay combined with destructible terrain. The game boasts three different classes that players can choose from. In addition to gear and weapon choices, The Finals is one of the better gaming experiences. Nevertheless, the “Matchmaking Failed” error message can ruin your experience with the game. Do not despair if this happens to you, it is a common occurrence in online games. Let’s take a look at what you can do to fix the “Matchmaking Failed” Error in The Finals.  

What to do to fix the “Matchmaking Failed” Error in The Finals

The “Matchmaking Failed” Error is a connection error at its heart, so there is no one solution to this problem. Nevertheless, there are things you can try to do to fix this. Follow these solutions and hopefully one of them will fix the error for you. 

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Check server status

Server connectivity issues and outages are a common thing in online gaming. That’s why it’s a good first step to check online for The Finals server status. Sometimes servers will go down for scheduled maintenance or due to some problem they encountered. In this case, you will have no option but to wait for servers to come back online.

Change your Matchmaking region in The Finals

Usually, your Matchmaking Region is set to Automatic. To change your region in The Finals, enter Settings in the game and under Region change your Preferred Region. This can help fix the error. Moreover, you can try to return to your default preferred region later. 

Restart The Finals

Sometimes restarting the game can fix connection issues. Alternatively, you can try to restart the platform you are using to play the game on. This is an old trick but it often works.

Restart your router

Restarting your router resets the entire internet connection, and a fresh connection is known to fix issues like this. While you’re doing that, check to make sure that all cables leading to the router are connected properly. Maybe switch to a wired connection, if you are usually connected via wi-fi.

Contact Player Support

If nothing that we mentioned helped we recommend contacting The Finals player support team. They should be able to find the root cause of your issue if none of the above solutions worked.

For more information on The Finals read other articles from our team, like Is there SBMM in The Finals, Best PC Graphics Settings for The Finals, and Top 7 Best Guns in The Finals.


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