Overwatch 2: How to Fix the Error Code BC-101

Is the “Error Code BC-101” stopping you from playing Overwatch 2? Don’t worry as we explain the error and what you can do to fix it.

Overwatch 2 is a free-to-play 5v5 competitive shooter featuring a futuristic setting. The game is the successor of Overwatch, one of the most-played games worldwide. Blizzard has finally decided to move forward with Overwatch 2, pulling the cover on its predecessor.

The game had a rocky launch, with various errors and server issues popping up for most players. However, most errors have been fixed by Blizzard through daily updates. Unfortunately, a few players report that the error code BC-101 stops them from logging into the game.

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What is Error Code BC-101?

BC-101, better known as “Broken Connection-101”, is an error code that appears when the client cannot connect to the game servers. This error code is a generic connection error that is prevalent mainly in consoles such as PS4 and Xbox One.

Error Code BC-101
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How to Fix Error Code BC-101

Here’s a step-by-step guide to fix the error code BC-101:

  1. Reset your network devices to ensure your router hasn’t become flooded with data.
  2. Check your network configuration to find any issues with your firewall, router, or port settings.
  3. Optimize your internet connection to rule out a connection issue using a wireless connection.
  4. Run your console’s built-in connection test.
  5. Select Show Network Stats from the Options Video menu to view connection information.
  6. Use your console’s internet browser to run a Looking Glass test. This will help determine the problem between your console and our servers.

Hopefully, following the above steps will fix the error code BC-101. We will try to update more solutions as soon as they are available. Follow our Overwatch 2 guides to fix all kinds of errors and get the best tips and tricks.

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