Among US is one of the most popular games across the game, In which game has been receiving a lot of updates with patches and security update. Therefore, all the players might encounter the game update error “Running older version” in Game.

Today, we are going to share a bit of knowledge in order to help you with fixing this error. With that note, let’s take a closer look at this article.

How to resolve “Running older version” error message in Among Us

There are two different methods, which if you are playing the game on your Emulators such as Bluestakcs, Gameloop or any other. Or you were playing the game on your console using Steam.

How can I resolve this issue?

In both cases, the problem occurs was Among US has released the latest version of the game, and you need to update the game to the latest version. In Emulator, Simply head over to Google Play Store, and from there, you can update the game. On the other hand, in the console, using your launcher, you can update the game.

Fix: Among US “Running older” after update

In case your game showing the same error, then follow the following instruction mention down below.

  1. Open the Among Us and then Select Online.
  2. After that, Choose server “Globe icon” placed at the bottom right of the screen.
  3. Now, Choose the preferred server location.
  4. After changing server, Re-try to play the game.
  5. That’s, Why is among us saying I need to update?

Players across the world reported the error, with the message “The game options received were from an older version of Among Us.”

How to Update Among Us on PC, Android and iOS

Yes, updating game most probably going to fix this problem on your device. Here we have mentioned all the following method for your respective platform.

On Steam

This is for console player, where you require to manually update the game to the latest version.

  • First thing first, head over to the Library.
  • After then, Click on Among US game and then on the top-right screen, you will find an update button.
  • Click on Update, and it takes some time depending on your internet speed.
  • That’s it,

Verify game file on Steam

In case if you still facing the error, then try the following method.

  • Starting with opening with Library and then right-click on the Among US game.
  • Now, it shows some option with Properties option.
  • Open it and click on Local Files.
  • After that, Choose Local Files and there at the last select Verify integrity of game files.
  • That’s it

If during verifying, it will scan, and if it finds any file corrupt or missing, it will update. Therefore, it takes some time accordingly.

Join Among US BETA on Steam

You can also join the latest BETA to get the latest update.

  • Open Steam and then head over to Library.
  • Right-click on the Among US to open the Properties.
  • Then, at last, tap and tap on BETAS.
  • After that, using the first option and then select the Public BETA option.
  • Now, Close it, and once it joins, the game will have an update to install.
  • That’s it.

on Android

You can also perform this on your emulator like Bluestacks; hence they were using Google Play store to download and install the game.

Among Us
Among Us
Developer: Innersloth LLC
Price: Free+
  • Open the Google Play store and click on the burger menu placed on the upper left corner of the device.
  • After that, click on the My apps & Games and then find Among Us.
  • Now, Tap on the Update button, and it starts downloading the latest version of the game.
  • That’s it.

Update Among US manually on Android

It has always been quite easy to update the game on Android.

  • Download the latest among us APK and install the game.
  • Ensure that you have enabled “Unknown source installation.”
  • Now, Install and launch the game.

Join AmongUS BETA

If you have updated the latest and have checked all troubleshooting, taking a shot with the BETA on Android might help you. For this, follow the guide mention down below.

  1. Open Google play store and search/ head over to Among US game.
  2. Then, Scroll down and there you will Join the BETA.
  3. Click on Join button and wait for a couple of hours.
  4. Once you joined BETA, update it and Re-launch the game.
  5. That’s it, hopefully, and it fixes the error.

Downloads latest Among Us for Android

Make sure you download the recent update file.

   Among US latest version

How do I update my among us on BlueStacks?

It was quite similar to update the game directly from Google Play Store on Bluestacks. Here are the steps mentioned.

  • From home, open the Google play store.
  • And search Among US or Open the My Game & PC.
  • Then, once you land for the Among US, simply click on the Update button.
  • That’s, Re-launch the game.

Update Among US on iOS or iPad

If you are playing the game on iPhone and iPad, Update your game directly from the app store.

‎Among Us!
‎Among Us!
Developer: InnerSloth LLC
Price: Free+
  • Open your app store and then click on the profile placed in the upper right corner.
  • After that, There all the available updates show.
  • Scroll to find Among US if there is an update.
  • Select Update, and it takes a couple of minutes to update.
  • That’s it.

    Update on your M1 device.

    You can directly update the game from the Mac App Store.

Restart your device.

This is one of the most common methods to fix any error. Try this once if you have to encounter error even after restarting your game. Then restarting and recompiling the files might fix the error.

Check with a different internet connection

Among US is an online multiplayer game, in which re-connecting with different ISP might resolve this error.

Hopefully, you wouldn’t be going to face any problem again. Thanks for being with us. We would like to know your valuable opinion and feedback if there is any query share with us in the comment section down below.