Diablo 4 “Queued For Game – Start Game Pending”: Explanation & Solution

A new error is annoying players of Diablo 4: “Queued for Game — Start Game Pending”. If you're seeing this, you might be stuck and unable to play. We’ll show you what the message means and what you can do.

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The Diablo 4 "Queued for Game – Start Game Pending" issue explained. | © Blizzard

Diablo 4 is, unfortunately, riddled with errors and issues related to the online nature of the game. We already had a bunch of errors codes during the early access launch, but some of them just keep making the rounds and upsetting players.

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Diablo 4: How To Fix “Queued for Game – Start Game Pending”

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Diablo 4: If you're seeing this screen, you'll have to show some patience. | © EarlyGame/Blizzard

If you start Diablo 4 and you see the message “Queued for Game – Start Game Pending”, then that usually just means that you’ll have to wait. This message comes, when you’re trying to enter a server which is very full. Too full in fact, meaning that you will have to wait in line.

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What can you do about it? Wait. This is not an error, so the only real "fix" is to show patience. You could try your luck and try to reconnect, which could get you into the game. But it could also kick you out of your queue and put you at the back of the line, so we don’t really recommend that.

If you’re seeing the “Queued for Game” message in Diablo 4, the only solution is to either just wait or do something else and try connecting again later. Sometimes, the server capacities are filled to the brim. But usually wait times shouldn’t be unbearably long.

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