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5 Ways To Fix Helldivers 2 Network or Communication Errors

This guide provides tested and proven solutions to fix Helldivers 2 communication errors.

Helldivers 2 Communication Errors

How To Fix Helldivers 2 Network or Communication Errors

Here are the best solutions for how to fix Helldivers 2 communication errors.

1. Restart your gaming device. Restart your console or PC. It can clear temporary glitches causing communication errors.

2. Check your internet connection. Ensure your ethernet cable is securely plugged into both your console/PC and router. If possible, restart your router and modem.

3. Update game/system software. Ensure you regularly update Helldivers 2 via the Steam client to avoid problems caused by outdated patches.

To update Helldivers 2 on Steam.

  • Open Steam and go to your Library.
  • Right-click on Helldivers 2.
  • Select Properties from the menu.
  • Click on the Updates tab.
  • Enable Automatic Updates. Now, Helldivers 2 will update automatically whenever a new version is released.

4. Change DNS settings. Trying different public DNS servers, like Google’s and, can sometimes boost your connection stability.

  • Press Win + X to open the Power User Menu and select Network Connections.
  • Select Advanced network settings > More network adapter options.
  • Right-click your active network connection (usually Wi-Fi or Ethernet) and select “Properties.”
  • Select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and click “Properties.”
  • Click “Use the following DNS server addresses” and enter the desired DNS server addresses (e.g., for primary and for secondary).
  • Click “OK” on all open windows to save the changes.

5. Port forwarding. Open specific ports required by Helldivers 2 in your router settings. Consult your router’s manual or Helldivers 2 support for specific port numbers. 

Warning: Proceed with caution and do it only if you are comfortable changing router configurations.

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