With the release of new patches and updates for GTA Online, players will face various problems when starting, among them the error «The Rockstar update service is unavailable (code 202) in GTA Online. Please try again later».
In most cases, this error is caused by the fact that you cannot install the latest updates for the game, so that you simply cannot get into the game. Below you can find all possible solutions for Error Code 202.
- Click on the Search Button, type cmd, then press right click and press «Run as administrator».
- When the administrator tab is open Press Yes. Then when you are in type «ipconfig/flushdns». Then it must say «Windows IP Configuration. Successfully flushed the DNS Rosolver Cache».
- Type the following «netsh winsock reset». And Yes with the Space. From then it must say «Successfully reset the Winsock Catalog».
- You must restart computer in order to complete the reset.
Method 2: CHANGE DNS SETTINGS
Make sure whether DNS- server address works automatically. To check this, go to the Control Panel> Control Network Center and Sharing Center> Block network/connection: click on the Ethernet> in the window that appears, select Properties> in Ethernet window: Properties select «Internet Protocol Version 4» and click Properties> specify «Get DNS-server address automatically.»
We would like to point out if in the DNS-server address has a unique number, you need to contact your ISP and describe the problem, as in this case, the problem may be that the part of your provider.
Or try use Public Google DNS
Method 3: INSTALLING THE LATEST VERSION OF SOCIAL CLUB
In most cases, the owners of error code 202 have an older version of the Social Club. To find out which version you have installed, you need to open a window with an error 202 in the lower right corner, third from the left will indicate your version. If you have an older version, do the following:
- Go to C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Social Club, find exe and start the program uninstall process.
- Download the latest version of Rockstar Games Social Club and install it.
- Try to run the game.
Method 4: VPN PROGRAMS
Try to go into the game with using VPN software such as CyberGhost. Install it, connect to an available server and try to enter в GTA 5 Online.