How To Fix VALORANT Error Code 65 in 2023

VALORANT Error Code 65 is a common problem that players face while starting up the game or in the middle of the game. In this article, we will be discussing what Error Code 65 is and how to fix it.

VALORANT started its journey as a 5v5 tactical shooter game in June 2020. Since the release of the game, players from all around the globe have been experiencing many errors, glitches, and crashes with VALORANT. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for an online video game like VALORANT.

When VALORANT experiences a problem, an error code is displayed so you can figure out what’s wrong and why your game isn’t running. Each Error Code has a given number ranging from 0 to 152, and the codes signify a definite purpose and reason for the difficulty you’re experiencing.

One of the common error codes is Error Code 65. Many of you might have faced Error Code 65 without even knowing what it is, what it does, and how to fix it. So, in this article, we will be diving into detail about VALORANT Error code 65.

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What is VALORANT Error Code 65?

VALORANT Error Code 65 is one of the more common errors you can encounter in VALORANT. It occurs mostly when you are just starting up the game.

Error Code 65
Credit:L Riot Games

Error Code 65 stands for PatchAvailabilityInitFailure. To be more precise, it occurs mostly when Riot Client fails to start properly due to a faulty launch of the client.

How to Fix (A complete step-by-step guide)

The fix to the VALORANT Error Code 65 problem is pretty straightforward. Since the code means that there has been a connection error, you can fix it by simply restarting the game.

Here is the step-by-step guide:

  1. Close VALORANT.
  2. Close the Riot client.
  3. Open task manager (Ctrl+shift+Esc)
  4. Click “More details.”
  5. From there, check if VALORANT or the Riot client is still running.
  6. If they are, simply select them and hit “End Task.” (Make sure not to close Vanguard)
  7. Now restart the client and log into the game.

If you follow these steps carefully, your problem regarding Error Code 65 should be resolved. However, if your problem isn’t resolved after following all these steps, you can create a ticket from VALORANT Support page.

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