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Overwatch Unexpected Server Error Occurred: What to Do When the Servers are Down

The Overwatch unexpected server error occurred message is affecting players across all three platforms of PC, PS4, and Xbox One right now. If you attempt to log in online and jump into a few matches, you are sore out of luck at the moment as it is currently impossible to do so with the servers being down.

For better or for worse, this is an issue that is plaguing all players in the game as the Overwatch servers down error is happening for anyone that is currently trying to play the game. Thankfully, we have a quick explanation for the servers are down and what you can do about it.

What to Do When You get the Overwatch Unexpected Server Error Occurred Message

The Overwatch servers down error is affecting everyone, no matter the platform as we mentioned above. This means that, thankfully, it isn’t an issue that has been caused by anything you’ve done at all. Unfortunately, this also means that most of the fixing of this issue is out of your hands currently.

The exact cause by the Overwatch servers down error is a strange one. We may be looking at an error caused by an update, or the servers may simply be overloaded. You can check on the current Overwatch server status by keeping an eye on the official Blizzard Support Twitter.

This is a bizarre issue, so there is little you can currently do right now. Your best bet is to keep an eye on the Twitter pages linked above and right here on our site for more info on when the  servers down error has been fixed and the servers are back online.