Players have been encountering a new Diablo 4 bug that leaves them stuck on an infinite loading screen stating, “Queued for Game, Start Game Pending”.

Thankfully, there are a few fixes to help you bypass the issue and get playing.

How to Fix “Queued for Game, Start Game Pending” Bug in Diablo 4

Restart the Game

The quickest and easiest fix which some players have been having some success with is simply resetting Diablo 4.

When you find yourself stuck on the game’s loading screen, closing and re-opening Diablo 4 should get you playing again.

The only issue is, you’ll go to the back of Diablo 4’s login queues.

Repair Diablo 4 Game Files

PC players have the option of scanning and repairing their Diablo 4 game, finding any missing files, and helping to resolve in-game issues.

Here’s how to repair your Diablo 4 and avoid the “Queued for Game, Start Game Pending” error message:

  • Open the Battle.net application
  • Find Diablo 4 in your Games list
  • Click the Gear next to the blue Play button
  • Choose Scan and Repair
  • Then, Begin Scan
How to Scan and Repair Diablo 4

This function is a handy trick that will fix a number of issues players could be having with Diablo 4. But for those on consoles, the best solution may be to reinstall completely.

Update Graphics Card Driver

PC players need to remember to update their graphics card drivers regularly, particularly when new releases come out. In the case of Diablo 4, those without the latest drivers are certain to be experiencing more issues.

Here’s a step-by-step guide to updating your graphics drivers on PC!

Check Server Status

If nothing seems to be solving the “Queued for Game, Start Game Pending” issue, it could be that the Diablo 4 servers are simply down.

This is often the case if you’re getting one of these Diablo 4 Error Codes popping up.

Necromancer Diablo 4 Cinematic

Check the official Diablo Twitter or Activision Support to see if the game’s servers are down unexpectantly.

Reinstall Diablo 4

If your game is having issues that Scan and Repair can’t solve, or you’re on console, the best solution to your problem is likely to reinstall the game.

Simply uninstall Diablo 4’s application on PlayStation, Xbox, or Battle.net and re-download it.

This should provide you with a 100% clean copy of the game that is far less likely to have issues.

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