Dead by Daylight is an amazing game that’s retained its player base all these years and after the launch of the recent DLC – The Resident Evil Chapter, the game has grown in popularity. But, the sudden surge in popularity has caused a range of server and connectivity issues with the game. While the issues with the server should resolve naturally, another issue that’s been raised periodically with the game is the Dead by Daylight “An unknown error has occurred.”
The error message is frustrating because it does not state the cause or the next step the user needs to take. In some cases, you may be able to fix the error by a simple restart of the system, but that may fail in some cases. Here is all you need to know about the Dead by Daylight unknown error.
How to Fix Dead by Daylight “An unknown error has occurred” Error
One of the most likely cause your game is stopped with this error is a network problem on your end. But, that’s not the only cause. Nevertheless, the first thing you should do is ensure that your internet connection is stable and does not disconnect during the gameplay. We suggest you play using the wired connection with optimum speed to play the game.
Some users on Switch were able to fix the issue by syncing the date and time with the internet. Users on other devices can also try perform similar solution and check if that helps the situation.
Unfortunately, besides checking your internet connection and syncing the date and time, there isn’t any other solution for the Dead by Daylight “An unknown error has occurred.” The temporary solution to play the Dead by Daylight is to reboot the game.
The error has been reported since the past two years, but the developers have not acknowledged or addressed the issue. As the issue is not game breaking, they have not given it much importance. Talking the support, the only solution that suggest is to check the internet connection. In their view, this error is caused due to a fault with the user’s internet.
At the time of writing, these are the best solutions to the DBD unknown error. However, we will update the post when we know more. If you have some suggestions of your own or something that worked for you, share them in the comments.