Fix Street Fighter 6 Aw-20001 Error

Prasiddh Thakkar
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Street Fighter 6

Developed and published by Capcom, Street Fighter 6 is out now. But you can participate in the final Street Fighter 6 open beta period from 19th May 12 am PDT / 3 am EDT / 8 am BST to May 22, 12 am PDT / 3 am EDT / 8 am BST. Well, the game is still in the beta phase and so some issues and glitches are expected. Many players are reporting that they are running into several errors and bugs including the Aw-20001 error. The exact error message reads – “A communication error has occurred. Error code: Aw-20001”. Some gamers have already tried some basic workarounds but failed. This guide has covered some potential methods to fix Street Fighter 6 Aw-20001 error.

How to Fix Street Fighter 6 Aw-20001 Error

Usually, the error code Aw-20001 in Street Fighter 6 indicates that there are some issues in the connection and so the game is unable to connect to the servers. There could be various reasons why you are encountering this error and this guide has covered all possible methods to get rid of it.

Before you start any of the following troubleshooting steps, make sure you are accessing the game during the beta period which runs from May 19, 2023, until May 22, 2023. In case the beta is not yet live in your country, you might receive Aw-20001 error in Street Fighter 6.

1. Check Your Internet Connection

First of all, make sure your internet connection doesn’t have any issues. If the connection is poor and unstable, you might experience an Aw-20001 error in Street Fighter 6. To troubleshoot your internet connection issues, you can try the following steps:

– Try to use a different WiFi connection if available

– Try to reset your router or modem by unplugging the power cable from the router/modem, waiting for about 2 to 3 minutes, reconnecting the power cable, and checking if that worked

– Switch your connection from WiFi to Wired/Ethernet

– Disconnect other devices from the network to improve the speed and performance of your gaming device as well as game

2. Disable Your Antivirus or Firewall Program

Sometimes, your Windows Firewall or Antivirus programs block the game from functioning properly and that can be one of the reasons why you are seeing the Aw-20001 error in Street Fighter 6. So, it is recommended to disable these programs. 

To do this, search for “Windows Defender Firewall” in the Windows search bar and click on “Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off.” Then select “Turn off Windows Defender Firewall” and click “OK.” Be sure to turn the firewall back on after testing.

3. Verify the Integrity of Game Files

Some missing or corrupted game files could also cause this error so try repairing these files. To do so:

Go to Steam Library >> Right-click on Street Fighter 6 >> Properties >> Local Files >> Verify the integrity of game files.

That’s everything you can try to fix the Street Fighter 6 Aw-20001 error.

Read next: How to fix Street Fighter 6 D3D fatal error.

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