If you're spending your free time playing Escape from Tarkov, you're likely to have bumped into Error 213 at one point. It's one of the title's more notorious errors but why does it occur and what does it mean?
Here's everything we know about Escape from Tarkov's Error 213, what it means and whether or not there's a fix for it.
Escape from Tarkov Error 213
Escape from Tarkov's Error 213 is usually accompanied by the following text: "Error connecting to auth server". This likely means that the error is tied to developer Battlestate Games's servers being unavailable.
From what we can gather, Error 213 tends to occur when Escape from Tarkov's servers are down. This, sadly means that there's not much players can do for a fix or workaround. The only current solution is to wait until the servers are back up again.
Our Escape from Tarkov server status article could prove helpful in spotting scheduled maintenances or spontaneous outages which might make Error 213 occur for you, as could the Battlestate Games Twitter account.