Apex Legends

How to Fix Apex Legends Prediction Error – Game Lagging

Fix Apex Legends Prediction Error

Apex Legends Prediction Error is the most widespread problem with the game, but it’s the least raised problem both from the user’s end and the developer. A lot of players have been affected by the error and there is no solution from the developers, not even an acknowledgment. A Prediction error appears as a symbol with two parallel lines and dotes on the lines. When you see the error, the game lags and if it happened too often or frequently, it can make the game unplayable.

Fix Apex Legends Prediction Error

When you see this error it means the game has failed to predict the movement of the opposite player and it mostly happens when the lag is too high. But, the problem is users with lag 30, which is very good also see this error repeatedly. The cause of the prediction error can be on the user-end as well as an issue with the server. If the problem is with the servers, there is nothing you can do, but if the problem is on your end, a little tweak here and there may make a difference. Here is how to fix the error in Apex Legends.

How to Fix Apex Legends Prediction Error

While you may feel that your internet connection is fine, even a brief spike in lag may cause the game to display the Apex Legends Prediction Error. So, the first thing you must do is ensure that the problem is not with your internet connection. The best way to experience online and battle royale games are via wired cable internet. If the issue still occurs after troubleshooting your connection, here are some other things you can do to fix the Prediction error.

Problem with the servers

If this is the first time you are seeing the error, it’s likely caused by a glitch on the server end. If the error appears too often, quit the game and choose to play some other time. However, if the issue has been happening day after day, the problem may be something else.

Reset your network hardware

Often times when the router or modem has been running for a long time it can store redundant data or the cache may be corrupt, which can cause issues such as lag. A simple reset of the network hardware does the trick to fix the problem. So, regardless of your device, reboot or reset the network hardware.

Play the game using a VPN

Choose to play the game using a VPN, but don’t just go with any VPN or there will be massive lag and the prediction error will be more frequent. A reliable VPN service should cause minimum lag. Few players on Reddit have confirmed that using a VPN to play the game fixed the error for them. If you ask us, ExpressVPN is one of the best VPNs for gaming and it has a free plan so you can check if the solution works using the free plan.

Change Power Settings to Best performance

A user on the EA forum has suggested that setting the power option to Best Performance fixed the lag permanently for him and the Apex Legend Predication error. It could work for you as well. If there is a lack of power supply to the GPU or CPU, it can be the cause of lag and the error.

That’s all we have in this guide, we will update the post when we know more. Meanwhile, if there is something that helped you fix the error or you have a suggestion for other users, share them in the comments.    

Rachel Zang
Rachel is a student at Donghua University, Shanghai. She has been playing video games and participating in forums for over a decade. Something she credits her English language skills to. For the past 8 months, she has been a contributing writer with QM Games. While her choice of games is diverse, she's particularly interested in JRPGs.

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