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How to Troubleshoot and Fix Palworld Session Search Error

Are you getting a “Session Search Error OnFindSessionsComplete bWasSuccessful == false” error when you try to play Palworld? This bug can prevent you from enjoying the game and exploring the world with your Pals. But don’t worry, there are some simple steps you can take to fix it.

The Palworld session search error can happen when you change the world settings after creating a world. This can cause the game to fail to find an online session. To avoid this, try the following solutions.

How to Troubleshoot and Fix Palworld Session Search Error

Fix 1: Restart Your Game

If you encounter an error, a simple solution is to restart the game. Temporary glitches in the game’s code can sometimes trigger the error, and restarting resolves the issue.

Fix 2: Avoid Altering World Settings

To avoid the Palworld error, refrain from changing any world settings after creating your Palworld world. This simple action can prevent the occurrence of the error.

Fix 3: Toggle Multiplayer Setting

To address the Palworld error, try turning off multiplayer during world creation. Close the game and then re-enable multiplayer in the world settings. This method, suggested by some players, may help resolve the issue.

Fix 4: Keep Palworld Up-to-Date

If restarting the game doesn’t resolve the issue, ensure you have the latest game version by checking for updates. Developers frequently release updates to fix bugs and enhance performance. Follow these steps based on your platform:


  1. Open the Steam client and go to your “Library.”
  2. Right-click on Palworld, select “Properties.”
  3. In the “Updates” tab, confirm automatic updates are enabled.

Epic Games Launcher

  1. Open the Epic Games Launcher and access your game library.
  2. Updates for Palworld should be automatic, but verify by checking your library for any available updates.

Keeping Palworld updated ensures you have the latest improvements and bug fixes.

Fix 5: Palworld Subreddit Solutions

For additional solutions, explore the Palworld subreddit, where players share insights. Recommendations include refraining from altering world settings post-creation and creating the world with multiplayer turned off. Some users also advise closing the game and then re-enabling multiplayer in the world settings for a potential resolution.

Fix 6: Reach Out to Palworld Support

If the error persists, contact Palworld’s support team for personalized assistance. They can provide specific troubleshooting steps tailored to address the persistent error and guide you through resolving the issue.

Fix 7: Developer Pocketpair’s Hotfix

If previous steps prove ineffective, patiently await a hotfix update from developer Pocketpair. In the interim, consider creating a new Palworld game without altering settings or ensuring multiplayer is off as a temporary workaround. Keep in mind that these solutions may conflict, so try different approaches. If issues persist, relying on official updates or reaching out to support is recommended.

Also read: How to Fix Palworld OnCreateSessionComplete Delegate bWasSuccessful and Failed to Host Multiplayer Session Error

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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