Warzone 2.0: How to Fix Disconnected Error Code “Goldflake”

The “Goldflake” or “disconnected from server error” has been plaguing the Warzone 2.0 community since its release. So, in this article, we’ll discuss why this error occurs and how you can fix it.

After Modern Warfare 2‘s massive success, players have been quite excited about the revamped successor of Warzone. After waiting for a while, Activision finally released the long-awaited Warzone 2.0 for PC, XBOX, and PlayStation.

Warzone 2.0 introduced many new features including a brand-new game mode called DMZ. Apart from this new game mode, a new map, new vehicles, and more were released in Warzone 2.0. And, players finally got to experience the new Battle Royale from CoD.

However, like the MW2, Warzone 2.0’s launch hasn’t been smooth. Currently, Warzone 2.0 is facing many bugs, glitches, and stability issues, preventing players from enjoying the game to the fullest. When millions of players try a new game immediately after launch, things like such are expected.

Recently, many players reported a specific disconnection error called “Goldflake”, preventing them from playing both Warzone 2.0 and DMZ. This disconnection error can occur at the startup or in the middle of Warzone 2 and DMZ.

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What is the “Goldflake” Disconnection Error?

Warzone 2.0 is currently overpopulated with players trying to experience the updated Battle Royale and DMZ. The “Goldflake” disconnection error mainly occurs when the Warzone servers are down or overloaded. However, a poor internet connection may also cause the “Goldflake” disconnection error to occur.

 “Goldflake” Disconnection Error
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How to Fix “Goldflake” Disconnection Error

Although this is mostly a server-side error, you can use some workarounds to prevent it from happening.

Here’s a step-by-step guide:

  • Server status check:
  • Internet troubleshooting for PC:
    • If you already have a VPN. Open and connect to it.
    • If not, download Cloudfare WARP.
    • Open Cloudfare WARP and connect to it.
    • If you are using the Battle.net client, go to Warzone 2> Settings> Scan and Repair.
    • If you are using the Steam client, go to Library>Warzone 2> Properties> Local Files> Verify integrity of game files.
    • Restart Warzone 2.0 and enjoy!
  • Internet troubleshooting for PS4/ PS5:
    • Turn off your PS4 > press and hold the power button until you hear two beeps> select “Rebuild database/Clear cache and rebuild database.”
    • Go to Settings> Network> Test Internet Connection and check connectivity.
    • Restart Warzone 2.0 and enjoy!
  • For XBOX
    • Press the Xbox button > Profile > Settings
    • After that, go to General > Sleep mode & startup > Full shutdown > Shut down > unplug the power cable for 20-30 seconds > plug the power cable back in > turn on your console.
    • Then go to Xbox network settings > Advanced settings > Alternate MAC address > Clear.
    • Restart Warzone 2.0 and enjoy!

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There you go! If you follow these steps carefully, your “Goldflake” disconnection error in Warzone 2.0 should be resolved. However, if you’re still facing the error message after following the above steps, contact Activision Support and wait for an official fix from the developer.

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