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What Time Is The Rust Console Server Wipe Today? (January 27)

Get ready for the first monthly server wipe of the year!

January 27, 2022

The final Thursday of the month has arrived which means the Rust: Console Edition servers will officially be wiped later today (January 27).

If you picked up a copy of Rust over the Christmas period, you might be unaware of the monthly wipes that take place. So, here’s everything you need to know surrounding the January 27 Rust: Console Edition server wipe, including the exact time.

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What Time Is The Rust: Console Edition Server Wipe Today? (January 27)

The upcoming Rust: Console Edition server wipe will take place on Thursday, January 27, 2022. The monthly wipes always take place at the same time, 10AM PT / 1PM ET / 6PM GMT.

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A short period of server downtime may be required before the wipe takes place, but this has yet to be confirmed by the Rust: Console Edition developers.

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What Is The Rust Server Wipe?

The official Rust: Console Edition servers are often wiped clean at the end of each month, with weekly wipes sometimes also taking place in between.

Weekly wipes are not always guaranteed, but the final Thursday of every month is certain to bring a fresh wipe. So, what exactly is the purpose of the wipe? Well, the wipe will completely reset all of your progress, existing buildings, and more.

Not only is this to ensure the servers continue to run smoothly, but also allows players to be on an even playing field. Being a new player can be daunting if you jump into a server with players that have been grinding for weeks, maybe even months.

More details surrounding the Rust: Console Edition server wipe can be found on the game’s official website.

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Kyle (He/Him) is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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