Dead by Daylight's Error Code 8012 is one of the game's more notorious issues, seemingly rendering it impossible to connect to the game's servers. As it's never fun to have your gaming sessions ruined by errors, you might be wondering if there might be a workaround.
Here's everything you need to know about Dead by Daylight's Error Code 8012 and whether or not there's a fix for it.
Dead by Daylight Error Code 8012
The full text of Dead by Daylight's Error Code 8012 reads as follows: "Cannot connect to online services, please try again later. Error code: 8,012.".
True enough, Error Code 8012 is encountered whenever Dead by Daylight is bumping into connectivity issues.
On the one hand, this can be caused by the Dead by Daylight, Steam, Xbox, PS4 or Switch servers being down.
If this is the reason behind Error Code 8012 popping up, you won't be able to do much as a player, aside from simply waiting for servers to come back online.
If, however, you're encountering the issues while the servers mentioned above are up and running there are a few potential fixes you could try.
Some players have reported successfully getting past Dead by Daylight's Error Code 8012 by restarting the game/PC or resetting their router. If neither of them get you in, you'll, unfortunately, have to wait a bit longer.
Dead by Daylight is out now on PC, Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch.