For us gamers, none are as alarming as encountering a sudden error warning without having a single clue of what it is about or how it happens to be. Like any other game, Valorant also has a series of errors, called Valorant error codes. These are a series of numbers that appear whenever the game encounters a problem that itself cannot fix.
In this article, we will be detailing all documented Valorant error codes today. Use this as a guide whenever you encounter said errors so you can be more aware of what you need to do to resolve it or, at the very least, comprehend what went wrong.
Common Reasons Why Valorant Error Codes Trigger
A myriad of reasons can cause these errors. This includes software and hardware problems, unstable or broken network connectivity, or even the developer’s server problems. Here are each of them discussed briefly:
- Software problems: Valorant is a complex game, and software problems can sometimes occur. This could be due to a bug in the game, or it could be due to a problem with your operating system or drivers.
- Hardware problems: Valorant requires a certain level of hardware to run properly. If your computer does not meet the minimum system requirements, you may experience error codes.
- Network problems: Valorant requires a stable internet connection to play. If your internet connection is slow or unstable, you may experience error codes.
- Riot Games server problems: Sometimes, Valorant error codes can be caused by problems with the Riot Games servers. This is usually only a temporary issue, and the servers will usually be back up and running soon.
With that out of the way, let us now take a look at all the Valorant error codes documented so far along with their causes and recommended solutions.
All Known Valorant Error Codes
Error Code 43
Error Code 43 happens whenever Valorant the game fails to detect your graphics card driver or the GPU itself. Fixing this error is pretty straightforward. Just make sure that your graphics card driver is up to date. You can do this by acquainting yourself with your PC’s device manager or heading straight to your graphics card manufacturer’s official website to download the latest driver.
Error Code 1067
This error triggers whenever Valorant cannot launch because of a lingering problem with your current OS. Commonly, error code 1067 is easily fixed by restarting your computer and retrying Valorant. However, if it still shows Riot Vanguard not initialized or the error code 1067 itself, you may consider reinstalling your OS itself.
Error Code 39
Trying to play Valorant without an internet connection triggers error code 39. Valorant is a strictly online game, you cannot enjoy what it has to offer without a stable internet connection. To resolve this error, just make sure that your computer is connected to the internet. Moreover, also check if your installed firewall is not purposefully blocking Valorant. If all else fails, try restarting your modem or router. That usually fixes it.
Error Code 59
This error occurs when Valorant cannot find your game files. To fix this, verify the integrity of your game files. You can do this by opening the Riot Client, clicking on the gear icon in the top right corner, and selecting “Verify Game Files.”
Error Code 68
Sadly, there may also be times when Valorant clashes with your installed anti-virus software resulting in error code 68. You can go several ways to fix this particular error. One is to disable your anti-virus software whenever you are playing Valorant. Next is by adding the game to your anti-virus software’s exception list. Lastly, you can downright get rid of your anti-virus itself. However, do that only as a last resort.
Error Code 57
This error occurs when Valorant cannot start because of a problem with your Riot Vanguard anti-cheat software. To fix this, restart your computer and try launching Valorant again. If the error persists, you may need to reinstall Riot Vanguard.
Error Code -81
Error code -81 is a bit more complicated than the previous errors we have already discussed. This code triggers whenever Valorant cannot properly start because of a detected problem with your system’s hardware. Unfortunately, there is no clear-cut way to fix this issue. For some, a simple restart or log out from all devices suffices. However, there are also cases where someone was forced to replace a part of their PC downright to finally resolve the error.
Nevertheless, make sure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements for Valorant. You can also try updating your BIOS.
And there you have it! That is all Valorant codes explained! That being said, if you are still having trouble after trying the above solutions, you can contact Riot Games support for help. For more helpful articles such as this, make sure to stay tuned to our website and follow our social media accounts.