Counter-Strike 2 saw its full release on September 27, 2023, for Windows and Linux, and ever since then, for two consecutive months, it has remained the most-played game on Steam. The release itself was quite bad due to the sheer amount of both gameplay and technical issues with the game. And even so many weeks after its launch, players are still struggling with various bugs and errors. A major one happens to be the no reconnect button after disconnecting bug, and this guide will help you deal with that.
This particular bug has been frustrating players ever since the beta. For whatever reason, the reconnect button will simply disappear after a player disconnects from a match, and the annoying thing is that there’s no reason stated for this issue’s occurrence. Nevertheless, a fix for it is indeed needed, so continue reading for some workarounds to get rid of it.
Counter Strike 2 (CS2) no reconnect button after disconnecting: Is there any fix yet
Valve has yet to fix this issue, so the following potential workarounds are all you’ve got. And we do expect a fix soon enough since, as we stated earlier, it’s a bug that’s been there since the beta.
First of all, try restarting the game and the PC. By doing so, you will be able to quickly find out if this is just a one-off issue or something that will require more focus. If it’s the latter, try out the next workaround.
Validate files –
For some players, they had to validate files first, and then only they were able to get this issue fixed. So, if you haven’t tried this method, do so. If this is your first time doing this, follow the instructions below carefully:
- Open Steam and click on Library.
- Next, right-click on CS2 and select Properties > Installed Files > Verify integrity of game files.
- After the process is over, restart the PC and then launch the game.
Use console command –
Like most PC games, you can also use the console command in CS2. And it’s with the help of the console command that you can get rid of this issue. So, start by enabling the console command. To do that, you need to –
- Head to in-game settings and switch to the Game tab.
- Find the Enable Developer Console option and change it to Yes.
- You can now use the console command.
Next, press the tilde (~) key to open up the console command. After it’s open, type in reconnect or rcon and hit enter. Additionally, you can also try this method where you first check if there’s a reconnect button. If there’s one, go to the main menu, open the console command, and then type in restart.
If nothing else works, you can try reinstalling the game. However, even that might not prove effective enough when it comes to this issue. Nevertheless, give this method a try and see if it helps in resolving this frustrating problem.
We certainly do hope that at least one of these workarounds was of help to you. Also, if you want to deal with the decode error in the game, check out this guide. And for more guides like this, keep following DigiStatement. Also, read: Counter Strike 2 (CS2) Input Lag Issue Troubling Players: Is There Any Fix Yet?