Dead by Daylight's Stranger Things chapter is now live and, as can often be the case with new updates, players are having trouble logging in. More specifically, they report encountering the Dead By Daylight Checking Platform Services Error,
It's undoubtedly frustrating to not be able to play a game when new content drop releases. Here's what we know about the Dead by Daylight Checking Platform Services Error and whether or not there's a way to fix it.
Dead by Daylight Checking Platform Services Error
The Dead by Daylight Checking Platform Services Error seems to largely pop up around the time updates drop. Although there currently is no official answer on the matter, the issue looks to be tied to server being unavailable or having a hard time dealing with the load.
Players themselves are arguing whether the Dead by Daylight Checking Platform Services Error is related to developer Behaviour Interactive's servers or Steam's. As there hasn't been much of an official answer, it's easy to see that a universal fix has also yet to be found.
Some more adventurous members of the community report verifying game files and/or restarting Steam to be makeshift solutions for the Dead by Daylight Checking Platform Services Error. Others report that reinstalling the files can also work, although neither of these supposed fixes are surefire ways of fixing the issue.
Indeed, it seems that patience is the best weapon against the Dead by Daylight Checking Platform Services Error. While you're waiting for servers to be resurrected, check out the Update 3.2.0 patch notes for the latest changes and additions Dead by Daylight has seen.