Escape from Tarkov players are getting the Critical error receiving profile data issue or the HTTP/1.1 500 internal server error, and need a fix. EFT is a first-person shooter game for Windows developed by Battlestate Games. The game has many players regularly playing the game that aren’t able to play now because of the above-mentioned error. So in this guide let us take a look at why you get this error and how to fix it.
How to Fix Critical error receiving profile data HTTP/1.1 500 error
There are two ways you can fix this error.
- Resetting your account: Reset your EFT account and try playing the game again. Thanks to user u/KAID3N on Reddit for sharing this fix. You can check the entire Reddit thread here.
- Log in using a VPN: Logging in using a VPN can help you play the game. Alternatively, if you use a VPN then you can try logging in without using one to see if that helps. This fix worked for user u/Ranezu on Reddit. Although in this fix the user was only able to log in to the game and didn’t play it.
These are the two workarounds that you can try to fix the error. If both of these don’t work then you have no option but to wait, that is because this is a problem with their servers. Once the servers are up and running properly you should be able to play again.
Why do you get the Critical error receiving profile data in Escape from Tarkov?
You get this error when the game does Twitch drops. While this is not the official reason, but rather strong speculation by the community. That is because the servers aren’t able to handle the players after a drop event.
That covers this guide on how to fix the Critical error receiving profile data & HTTP/1.1 500 internal server error for Escape from Tarkov (EFT). If the game started working for you then you should check our guides on how to play with friends and console commands list.