How To Fix “Failed Handshake Timeout” In Warhammer 40000 Darktide

Are you getting “failed handshake timeout” 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 failed handshake timeout.

I checked other forums, Players are also getting failed handshake timeout at random time during playing the game.

In this guide, we will discuss why failed handshake timeout error occurred and how to fix error 4008 in Darktide.

Why Does Failed Handshake Timeout Error Occurred In Warhammer 40000 Darktide?

“Failed handshake timeout” error 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 failed handshake timeout error 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:

“I finished the training nd need to go to inquisitor room, but i cant because of failed_handshake_timeout”

“Trying to join for a first time a game session when the issue failed-handshake_timeout occured”

“After i’m done with the tutorial as Ogryn and try to join my first mission i get the “Failed Handshake” error, impossible to join any mission.”

How To Fix “Failed Handshake Timeout” In Warhammer 40000 Darktide

To Fix failed handshake timeout error 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 failed handshake timeout, 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 AppDataRoamingFatsharkDarktideconsole_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