Among Us

Fix Among Us ‘Game not found’ or ‘You are running an older version of the game’ Error

Fix Among Us Ping Disconnections

With popular streamers taking to Among Us, we are seeing a massive surge in players attempting to play the game. Due to the large player count, the game servers are experiencing a range of issues including the reliable packet 1 (size=16) error and the disconnected from server. Due to the error message, you would think the Among Us ‘Game not found’ or ‘You are running an older version of the game’ error messages are due to a configuration problem with your local client, but that’s not the case in most circumstances. It’s a bug with the game and can be easily patched.

Players can see a mix of both the errors. When trying to join a game with Code or join a friends lobby, you can get the ‘’game not found’ error or the “You are running an older version of the game. Please update to play with others.”

The error is frustrating because you have already updated the game. No fuss through, we will help you fix the error, scroll down for more.

Fix Among Us ‘Game not found’ or ‘You are running an older version of the game’ Error

If you are facing the Among Us room codes not found or the game not found error, the most effective fix is to delate a particular file from Among Us install folder. Go to %appdata%\..\LocalLow\Innersloth\Among Us and delete the file serverInfo2.

The Among Us ‘Game not found’ error is caused by a bug that changes your region while you are connecting to the game. Even when you change the servers, it automatically connects you to the wrong server is results in the room code not found error.

Another fix that has worked for a bunch of users is to go to Steam Manage > Betas and change the version. Allow it to finish the download and then launch the game. Now, quit Among Us and change the version to stable. That should help you bypass the Among Us ‘You are running an older version of the game’ error.

Using or VPN or changing the in-game server such as playing from Europe or Asia is also known to fix a range of bugs with the game. So, you could try that as well if the above fixes did not work.

If you are still seeing the error, there might be a problem with the game files. Steam client provides you with a great option to repair games. Open the Steam Client > Library > right-click on Among Us > Properties > Local Files > click on Verify Integrity of Game Files…

Although a no brainer and you should have checked this first, if nothing has worked you should check if you are running the most latest version of the game or not. If not, update the game to fix Among Us ‘Game not found’ or ‘You are running an older version of the game’ error.

For mobile devices, visit the Play Store and App Store to update Among Us. Users on PC, head to the website where you downloaded the game from and check if there is an update or download the new copy available and install.  

Harsh Clif
He is caught in a loop between writing about games and playing them. It's a vicious cycle. Although he's biased towards PC, you can occasionally find him on the PS5. He does not own an Xbox Consoles but plans on getting one soon.

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