Overwatch is a multi-player first-shooter game since 2015 that is still hot to a lot of avid fans and players up to this day. Constant update releases by its developer Blizzard Entertainment have made the game more reliable and exciting but there are still errors that players may encounter along the way. One of these errors is error BC-124 that brings login issues for Xbox One users.
The error message reads: “Sorry we were unable to log you into battle.net. BC-124.”
When you encounter error BC-124, it means that there is a break in the connection between your Xbox and with the Blizzard game server.
There may be several reasons why you see the error popping up. You may have a poor Internet connection. Another reason is that you need to install an update from Xbox or update your Overwatch version, otherwise, your login will not be authenticated.
How to Fix Overwatch Error Code BC-124 on Xbox One
Solution #1 – Check Your Internet Connection
As stated above, the error may be due to your poor connection. Try to initiate a speed test on your network connection. You may also browse a website using a different device to see if you can connect. A quick restart on your router and modem can also reset your connection.
Solution #2 – Update the Latest Version of your Console or Overwatch
Make sure that your console and Overwatch game is updated. Otherwise, it may continue to show the error. Check if there are updates available and install them. Restart your devices to see if the error still exists.
Solution #3 – Power Cycle Your Xbox
- First, turn off your Xbox and unplug it.
- Turn your router off and unplug it.
- Wait for at least a minute before plugging the devices back.
- Turn your Xbox and router on.
- Once done, check if the error is still there.
Solution #4 – Check the NAT Type
Your Network Address Translation (NAT) Type must be set to Open or Moderate in your Xbox settings. Your NAT Type is where your router processes the connection between your device and the Internet. An Open or Moderate NAT Type allows you to connect properly to other players, though the Open NAT is more ideal than the Moderate NAT.
Solution #5 – Unlink and Reconnect Your Xbox Profile.
- Go to the Blizzard website.
- Go to the Account settings and click the Connections tab.
- Unlink your Xbox Profile to your Blizzard account.
- Once you are done, wait for a few seconds and reconnect your account.
Which solution above helped you fix the error? Let us know in the comments below.