How To Fix “Error Code 4008” In Warhammer 40000 Darktide

Are you getting “Error Code 4008” in Warhammer 40000 Darktide?

As many players getting this same error and reporting on various forums like Reddit and fatsharkgames.

Players are getting many error and crashes inside the game.

When I was trying to open the first game after the tutorial, Keep getting error 4008.

I checked other forums, Players are also getting error 4008 at random time during playing the game.

The full error is “failed to connect to server: error code 4008”.

In this guide, we will discuss why “failed to connect to server: error code 4008” occurred and how to fix error 4008 in Darktide.

Why Is Error Code 4008 Occurred In Warhammer 40000 Darktide?

“Failed to connect to server: error code 4008” occurred in Darktide because there is bug/ glitch in Darktide.

Darktide support team aware of the bug and working to resolve the issue.

As players are getting error code 4008 at random time in game, Darktide team asking players who is getting this error to send console log.

Many players reported this on Reddit and fatsharkgames forums:

“Keep getting this error message when I try to open my first game after the tutorial”

“I’m getting the same thing, at the same time trying to visit Inquisitor. From Australia.”

“I have the problem when I am in the central hub and I want to start a quick game”

How To Fix “Error Code 4008” In Warhammer 40000 Darktide?

To Fix “Error code 4008” in Darktide, Use the VPN.

First Install and activate the VPN in your device.

After that launch the Darktide.

Apart from this some players able to fix error code 4008, by Restarting the Game, Restarting their PC, try flushing DNS and Restarting Internet connection.

These are only the workaround. Wait till the bug is fixed by Support team.

After that Keep DarkTide to latest version as latest version will having all the fixes which were known to support team.

As per fatsharkgames forums, they working to resolve the issue ASAP and asking below details in group:

failed handshaketimeout and Error Code 4008 darktide

We are aware of and looking in to the failed_handshake_timeout and Error Code: 4008 (same error) being reported.

Please help us out by including the information listed below in your report:

Issue Description:

Crash Report (If Applicable):
[Please see instructions on how to provide a crash report in the pinned Topic]

Steps to Reproduce:
[Please add the steps that can help our QA department in reproducing the issue. For example:]

  1. Play Chasm Logistratum as Ogryn (Skullbreaker)
  2. Attempt to pick up the second Grimoire
  3. Observe Backend Error

[Steam/Microsoft Store]

Player ID:
[Steam ID/Steam Profile URL/GamerTag]

Approx. Time of Issue & Timezone:

Upload Console Log:

  1. Press the Windows key + R
  2. Enter %appdata% within the search input and select ‘OK’
  3. Navigate to AppData\Roaming\Fatshark\Darktide\console_logs
  4. Locate the console log that corresponds with the session in which the issue occurred, by looking at the timestamps in the log names
  5. Upload here