Fall Guys Error Code 201_003 [Certified Fix]

Error Code 201_003 in Fall Guys: Verifying Game Files, Running as Admin, Updating Graphics Drivers, Relinking Accounts (Switch), Checking Internet Boost Fixes.

Error Code 201_003 is a common bug revolving around players in Fall Guys. The error was first reported by Nintendo Switch players. However, recently there have been a couple of reports by PC users that they are getting the 201_003 Error as well.

As per my investigation, the error relates to some files being damaged or corrupted. Well after hours of research, I have curated this guide that will help you possibly fix the Error Code 201_003 in Fall Guys.

Key Highlights

These are the potential fixes to tackle the error code 201_003:

  1. Verifying game files through the Epic Games Store.
  2. Relinking accounts on Nintendo Switch.
Error code 201_003 & 200
The message prompt of the error code in Fall Guys – [Image captured by eXputer]

Verifying Files on Epic Games Store

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How to configure and verify game files of Fall Guys on Epic Games Store launcher

Store launchers like Epic Games offer a vital feature: verifying game files. This error is mostly related to corrupted files, so, this process checks for deleted or corrupted data, crucial for a game’s proper functioning. Particularly after power outages or sudden shutdowns, verifying files becomes essential to prevent performance issues. Repairing files in the Epic Games launcher mirrors Steam’s “Verify Files for Integrity” process, making it straightforward and crucial for maintaining game stability.

Creating A New Account

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How to create New account (Image by eXputer)

Error code 201_003 on the Nintendo Switch typically relates to account or connectivity issues. I encountered this on my Switch and a potential fix that’s solved the problem for me involved unlinking and relinking my account.

First, I made sure my game was closed, and then I headed to the settings menu on my Switch and navigated to the account section. I unlinked my account, confirmed it, and restarted my Switch.

Once restarted, I launched Fall Guys and I didn’t seem to face the issue again. This process often resolves the issue by reestablishing a clean connection between your account and the game servers.

Wrapping Up The Guide

Error code 201_003 does not appear widespread, as it only affects Nintendo Switch players but some players on PC also seem to face the issue. It likely stems from file corruption or account connectivity issues.

While official acknowledgment on patch notes is scarce, user reports on Twitter discuss various fixes, including verifying game files, admin mode, driver updates, and account relinking. A stable internet is crucial for smoother gameplay. 

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Ayyoun is a Senior Writer & Editor for Error Fixes, and Game Settings guides on eXputer. He’s been passionate about games and technology since he got his hands on the PlayStation 1. He has a software engineering background and loves to play games from a technical perspective. He has a knack for uncovering solutions for the latest games and presenting them in easy-to-follow guides for his audience. You can keep up with his gaming activity on his Steam profile.

Experience: 7+ years || Worked For VeryAli Gaming and IGN || Education: B.S Software Engineering, Google IT Professional Certificate, Editing Mastery from Udemy, and Digital Journalism.

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