Stuck at Searching for Players Brawl Stars Fix

If you are stuck at the Searching for Players screen in Brawl Stars, you are not alone. The Bizarre Circus update has just landed in Brawl Stars, bringing with it a plethora of exciting new features, including new skins, Hypercharges, and more. However, there are, unfortunately, some issues with Brawl Stars matchmaking. Here’s what we know about this issue and if can be fixed.

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Stuck at Searching for Players Brawl Stars
Stuck at Searching for Players Brawl Stars (Image Credit: Colette via Reddit)

February 27th 2024 Update: The developers are currently delivering a new update, which requires maintenance. Due to the server downtime, players may experience the “Brawl Stars Stuck at Searching for Players” error message. However, this is nothing to be worried about, as the game is currently offline for maintenance. When the developers finish updating the game, you will no longer see this error.

Can You Fix Stuck at Searching for Players in Brawl Stars?

Millions of Brawl Stars fans around the globe were eagerly awaiting to try out the new update. And after almost a full day of maintenance, the game has finally become playable again, alongside the new Bizarre Circus Halloween update. Alas, instead of enjoying the new content, many players have been stuck on the “Searching for Players Brawl” screen in Brawl Stars. “I can enter Brawl [Stars], stars but I can’t go into matches,” says Reddit user Colette. “It keeps on saying searching for players but doesn’t allow me to exit too.” And he’s just one of many players reporting about the same issue.

Why is this happening? And what can you do about it? Well, we have good news and bad news. The good news is that this most likely has absolutely nothing to do with you. The issue is not on your side. Rather, the problem lies within the game’s servers. Namely, the Brawl Stars matchmaking problem needs to be resolved by the developers. Only then you will be able to play again normally. Hence, if you are stuck on “Searching for Players” in Brawl Stars, the best advice we can give to you is to simply wait a bit. There are some obvious issues, and trying to force your way in will not help. We advise you to follow the official Brawl Stars Twitter account for further information.

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