The Dead by Daylight error codes 8014 and 8012 arise due to the same reason, but since they are two distinct codes, these must be some difference. While we know why both the error codes emerge, the developers never shared the precise difference between the two. Dead by Daylight is a great game and relatively error-free, believe me because once start playing Warzone, you will know how good you have it with this game when it comes to errors. While most errors were hammered out during the initial few months of the game’s release. There are some that pop from time to time and the Dead by Daylight connection error codes 8014 is one of them.
How to Fix Dead by Daylight Error Codes 8014
As you browse through the internet, you will find a range of solutions for the error code, but the fact is, it’s not a problem on your side, so no matter what you do you can’t fix (applies to most users most of the time). However, that’s not to rule out that in certain circumstances a connection problem may also lead to the error code, but there’s a slim chance of that happening.
For connection problems, the game has a set of different error codes. If you are seeing the Dead by Daylight Error Codes 8014, the likely cause is the game’s server is down or the platform you are using to play the game is down such as the Steam or PSN.
So, before you start to spend time mulling over problems on your end, the first place to look is if there is a server problem on Steam end. If it’s Tuesday, there might be a routine maintenance planned for Steam. PS4 players can do the same, check the status of the PSN. If the game servers are down that could also throw the error. As such, check the status of the servers on Downdetector.
Once you have ruled out no issue on the server end, then, it’s time to get serious as the problem is local.
What if the servers are fine?
If the servers are fine and majority of players are able to play the game, then, you have a problem on your hands that needs solving cause it’s most likely your internet connection that causing the issue. But don’t fret, there are some easy solutions to get the Dead by Daylight Error Codes 8014 out of your way. Here are some things you can try.
- Reboot the system, applies to both PS4, PS5, and PC players.
- Restart the network hardware and or hard reset the network hardware.
- To hard reset, turn down the modem/router, remove the power cords, and press the power button for 10 seconds, start normally.
- Try changing you internet connection to maybe mobile hotspot.
The most likely cause of the Dead by Daylight error code 8014 and 8012 is a problem with the game’s server or the platform’s server. When you get the error, one of the two will be down, so you don’t require any further troubleshooting. However, if such a case arises when the servers are fine, the likely place to look is your internet connection.