Apex Legends suffered some downtime today, and players encountered a screen displaying the error “Player data is corrupted”. There’s nothing to worry about and that doesn’t mean you’ve been locked out of Apex over Christmas for being a bad player. The servers are simply up and running and a fix has been rolled out. However, some players are still having issues despite the fix, and if you are one of them, here’s how you can fix the invalid player data error in Apex Legends.
Fix Apex Legends “Invalid Player Data” Error
Here’s what you should do if you encounter the “Invalid Player Data” error in Apex Legends.
Solution 1: Check for server problems
The number one cause of bad player data errors is server issues. Whenever a new content update is released, this issue becomes common. This is how you can check if the server is online.
Solution 2: Try logging in again
Sometimes the servers are full and all you need to do is keep trying to log in and you can get into the game. Servers can fill up immediately after maintenance or during major content updates.
Waiting for Apex Legends “Invalid Player Data” error
Let the game try to retrieve the matchmaking list
Try again if authentication failed
If it doesn’t work, try logging into another server
Solution 3: Repair game files
Open Steam or Origin, depending on the launcher your game is in.
Find Apex Legends in your Library
On Steam: Right Click Apex Legends > Click Properties > Go to Local Files > Click Verify Game File Integrity
About Origins: Find the Gear icon next to the play button when clicking Apex Legends in your Library and click it. Click the Repair button in the next pop-up window.
Game files will now be automatically verified and any corrupted files will be deleted. If the problem persists, contact for further assistance.
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