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How to fix Overwatch 2 login error LC 208?

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You will see login error LC 208 in overwatch when the game servers are overloaded. Usually, the servers work fine, but sometimes in special circumstances like Halloween Terror events where the load increases significantly, people see this error.

Here are five ways to fix the OW2 LC 208 error.

Test your internet connection

Sometimes there is an issue with your internet connection and not on the servers.

You should check your internet connection to ascertain that it is working normally. Some steps you can take are to factory reset the router if you think there is a problem with it or to try to update the latest firmware on the router.

Also, check that the wires are plugged in, and the ports are working fine.

Also read: Overwatch 2 error starting game: 6 Fixes

Check Firewall settings

Another way is to check whether the Firewall is on or off. If the Firewall is activated, then you must configure the Firewall to allow the game to run.

Here are the steps to configure Firewall in Windows:

Step 1: Press Windows+R and then type Firewall.cpl into the run prompt, then press Enter.

How to fix Overwatch 2 login error LC 208?

Step 2: Click Restore Defaults from the menu on the left.

Step 3: Then, click on Restore Defaults and select Yes to confirm the prompt.

Following these instructions will prompt you when the Firewall is blocking any application or game.

Power cycling the network devices

Power cycling basically means turning off any electrical and then turning it back on. If you are experiencing LC 208 error, you can try to power cycle your modem and router. Just unplug the devices and wait for a minute or so. Then plug the devices back and then restart Overwatch.

Optimising your internet connection for a better speed

If your internet speed is not up to the mark, you could bypass the router and connect your computer directly to the modem. Unplug the Ethernet cable from the router and plug it into your computer. If the

Remember to shut down the router and the modem before performing any operation. Also, close any other programs that are using the internet.

If you use any wireless connections like a hotspot, try to switch to a more stable connection.

Running your console’s built-in connection test

You can run connection tests on your gaming console to assess the internet connection. Here are the links for each gaming console’s connection test – Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One.

Also read: Firestick remote blinking orange: 10 Fixes

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