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Can't update GW2

WhiteCrossWhiteCross Phoenix, AZMember Posts: 120

This morning I try to log in so I can get the update and I get an error.

It says something like: There is no current event blah blah blah.

Error code: 9 xxx xx x


During the last betas I logged in a few days before the event to get the updates.

Anyone else getting this?


  • MexorillaMexorilla Las Vegas, NVMember Posts: 313

    just run the file for the update.  i only see an error if i try to log in.  which is unneccesay because there is no event going.  just run the file.

  • itsbigmikeitsbigmike Youngsville, LAMember Posts: 86

    mine updates without actually logging in, just loading the launcher does the trick

  • megera23megera23 BurgasMember Posts: 239

    You don't have to login for the game to get updated. The error you're getting is the one everyone sees atm, so no worries.

  • WhiteCrossWhiteCross Phoenix, AZMember Posts: 120

    so once I get to the login screen I should be all updated?

    It took about 30 seconds.

    Is that all the update took...30 seconds?

  • NaeviusNaevius Houston, TXMember Posts: 334 Uncommon

    Should take longer than 30 seconds, depending on when you last updated. Run "GW.exe -image" to be sure.

    You can't get past the new launcher (where login now happens) without getting error 9.

  • ThomsonThomson DortmundMember Posts: 243

    Under normal conditions you should not be able to login at all.

    A few days ago the launcher got updated and since then the launcher
    will ask for your login.

    Error 9 simply means what it says, you either have no access or no beta event
    is running. Since there is no beta event it doesn't matter if you have access or not
    it will give you the same massage.

    There is a way to use the old launcher by using -useoldlauncher at the end of your
    shortcut but it serves no purpose for the end-user other than being able to stare
    at the login screen and enjoy the music once again.

  • kafka1984kafka1984 Chicago, ILMember Posts: 83
    Just run the launcher.
    You will receive Error Code 9xxxxcc because there are no events ongoing at the moment.

    Roll the Dice

  • grimm6thgrimm6th Overland Park, KSMember Posts: 973

    Don't forget, you can also do -useoldlauncher to get that awesome log in screen and music.

    I used to TL;DR, but then I took a bullet point to the footnote.

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