Rate limits

The Lobby service uses rate limiting to help control network traffic by restricting the number of requests received by the API within any given second. The following table shows the rate limit for each of the Lobby service’s request types. The rate limit applies to each authenticated player.

Request type Rate limit
Query for lobbies 1 request per second
Create lobbies 2 requests per 6 seconds
Join lobbies 2 requests per 6 seconds
Quick Join lobbies 1 request per 10 seconds
Get lobbies 1 request per second
Get Joined lobbies 1 request per 30 seconds
Delete lobbies 2 requests per second
Update lobbies 5 requests per 5 seconds
Leave lobbies or remove players 5 requests per second
Update players 5 requests per 5 seconds
Heartbeat lobbies 5 requests per 30 seconds
Reconnect to lobby 2 requests per 6 seconds