Failed to find world error in Fallout 76

Learn all about the failed to find world error in Fallout 76 and what it means for your wasteland playtime.


The Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. (Break-it Early Test Application) has reared its head for Xbox One players, and the PlayStation 4 and PC crowd isn’t far behind, but there is an error causing some issues for players looking to find a world. The “failed to find world” error is problematic, especially with the Fallout 76 beta offering such small windows for players to play.

Failed to find world error

There’s really not a lot to go off with the “failed to find world” error, though at the moment players are likely encountering this error because the Fallout 76 beta has come to a close. The betas are only going to be active for a few short hours in order to draw in as many players as possible to truly stress the servers, after that point players will be unable to find a world, hence the appropriately titled error.

During the downtime between betas, why not take a moment to check out Shacknews’ comprehensive coverage of Fallout 76. We’ll be continuing to cover Bethesda’s latest entry into the series over the course of the next few betas and well after its full release on November 14.

If you’re looking for more Fallout 76 goodness, even during the betas, check out the Shacknews Twitch Channel where we’ll be streaming our experiences wandering across the wasteland, collecting bits and bobs, and dying pitifully to Scorchbeasts.

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