How to Fix Valorant Packet Loss Error

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How to Fix Valorant Packet Loss Error

Stable Internet is key to ranking up fast. So let's look at how to fix Valorant Packet Loss Error.

Valorant is undoubtedly one of the most played tactical shooter games globally, and Riot has been trying its best to make the gameplay experience better for the players. But there is a common issue players always face. Packet Loss Error. There might be numerous reasons that cause the issue for you, so here are a few tips and tricks you may apply to tackle the problem.

Fix Valorant Packet Loss Error

No matter how well you play the game, packet loss can ruin the gameplay experience; this may be due by server issues of the client host via Riot Games, although if it happens, Riot Games will be already looking into the issue and will update their Valorant’s official server status page. You can go there and check it out.

If the Riot Game servers are running perfectly, then it might be some issue with your internet connectivity; here are a few solutions that you can try to fix your problem:

Restart your Router

Testing your router should always be your first port of call.

  1. Turn off your Internet Router
  2. Wait for 5 mins and then turn it back on.
  3. Open Valorant and check your in-game internet connectivity.

Change your DNS

If that doesn't help, you can try and can change your default DNS provided by your ISP.

Just like every other server, a default DNS server may also have some issues; you can change it for a better experience. You can use quite a few DNS servers, but the best and the most trusted one might be Google’s DNS. You can go to their website and follow the given instructions to see if it can solve your issue.

Contact your ISP

When home troubleshooting fails you, it's time to contact your ISP.

Ask them to provide an alternate routing for your internet connection. Make sure you ask them for the desired server source you want your routing from. After they have changed your routing, check your Ping from the server source on Launch Valorant and check your in-game internet connectivity.

How to Fix Valorant Packet Loss Error
David Hollingsworth
David has written for games media outlets for the last ten years. With his first major esports role being with Esports News UK covering mostly UK League of Legends. David is also a member of the British Esports Association and is an advisor to them on World of Warcraft Esports. More recently David has worked for Esports Insider and Red Bull as an esports journalist. David later became Editor at ESTNN and now leads the current team.