TFT: Teamfight Tactics double up bug for Mercenary trait where players aren't getting cash outs acknowledged

Developed and published by Riot Games, TFT: Teamfight Tactics is one of the most popular games auto-battle games. It takes inspiration from Dota Auto Chess with you fighting against seven players and being the last team standing.

Apart from this mode, it also features a double up mode where players form a team of two and fight against three more teams consisting of six players in total.


Talking of double up mode, many TFT: Teamfight Tactics players are now reporting (1,2,3,4,5) that they are not getting cash outs for the Mercenary trait when winning a match.

It looks like the issue is angering many who say they have won multiple matches but are unable to collect the payout. Some say that it is making them lose the game.

As always, players have tried generic troubleshooting steps like reinstalling the game and clearing app data and cache but to no avail. Here are some reports from TFT: Teamfight Tactics players who are unable to collect cash outs as Mercenary after winning in double up mode.


Is it a new bug or intended that you don’t get the mercenary payout when winning in double up? I just tried playing mercenary in double up and lost because I didn’t get paid out twice even though I won. I am now seriously confused and kinda annoyed.

12 Loss streak Merc payout never DROPPED. I WON ON MY BOARD AND MY PARTNERS SEVERAL TIMES! I was playing double up with my friend and i was on a massive loss streak w mercs and i WON and never got my payout, then won again and a third time and never got any loot. D: i am so sad but obviously this isnt intended, so how do i get this looked at to get fixed?

As it turns out, TFT: Teamfight Tactics developers have commented on the matter and said that they are aware of the issue where players are not getting the cash outs for Mercenary trait when winning a match in the double up game mode.

We are aware of a Double Up-exclusive bug for the Mercenary trait preventing cash outs from working as intended. 🚨 Rest assured, we are working on a fix that you can expect to see with Tuesday’s B-patch.

As it turns out, players will have to live with the bug a few more days before the problem is resolved. Rest assured, we will be keeping tabs on the matter and update this space when the fix goes live.

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