Questions tagged [ps4]

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Backing up PS4 game data to external USB drive - missing a critical step?

A few months ago I followed a guide in the official Sony page Back up and restore PS4 data with external storage device. It claims this will backup all adult and child accounts. It all seemed to work ...
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Bought refurbished PS4, can’t connect to either controller

(EDIT: I have found out what I was doing wrong! There was a spare USB cable that I didn’t see earlier, and that just so happened to be the one I needed to “jumpstart” my PS4! Thank you all so much for ...
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I lost all my purchased add-ons on my PS4?

So my sister and cousin, we play this game called "Little Big Planet 3" and we bought 3 items/costumes from the store last year. This year, we had now figured out that we could transfer our Little Big ...
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Can I share games between two PS4 systems with the new Family account?

The PS4 5.00 software update adds family accounts, replacing sub accounts. On my iPhone, the family account means I can share apps with my family - I buy the apps, they can download for free. I ...
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Ps4 disc drive broke

So my ps4 disc drive constantly ejects my discs and makes beeping sounds even when there isn't a disc. With fallout 4 coming out, I'd like to fix it. I've tried most things: taking out the rubber ...
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Can I allow another PSN user to play my Terraria world with a different PSN account when I’m not online?

We are both using the same console to play in split screen, but I created the world on my PSN account. Can I somehow share it so he can play on the same save with his account when I am not around?
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Is it possible to play FIFA 2015, 4v4 on 2 Consoles?

I've the following situation: My friends and I, we're 8 in total, want to play Fifa 15 4v4. I know that the Playstation 4 just supports 4 controllers and thats why we think about a 2 console + 2 TV's ...
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Stuttering While Walking

I just got the skill "Non-Stop", which lets me sprint infinitely and move faster while crouched. This is great and all, but now when I try to walk normally, I will move very slow. I may move normally ...
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Can I transfer game data on my dad's account to my kid account?

I have a lot of data and games on my dad's account like Minecraft, for instance, and I want to transfer that data on my account because I want to start playing on my account. All my games and data are ...
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Change language (or region) of PSN account

I live in Bulgaria, and bought a PS5 recently. Of course, I've set the English language for my account, but since my native language is Russian I would like to play games with Russian voice acting. I ...
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Ps4 controller randomly stops working

My PS4 and controller I bought 7 months ago have been fine until yesterday. The PS4 did a system update, and after that I downloaded and installed Fallout 4 from the disk. This is when the problem ...
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If I buy a gold edition of a game I already own on my PS4, will I have to redownload it?

I have Just Cause 4 for free because of the PS plus free games, and there's currently a discount for the gold edition, if I buy it for the DLC, will I have to redownload the game?
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How to factory reset PS4 without a dualshock controller?

I have a PS5 and am looking to factory reset my PS4. However, I don't have a dualshock controller, only an @play wired controller. I booted the PS4 into safe mode and the controller worked there, but ...
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How do I use my PS4 skins on my Nintendo Switch copy of Minecraft?

When I go into the in-game Minecraft store on both my PS4 and Switch I'm unable to use skins from either. For example, I purchased one of the Star Wars packs on my PS4 a couple of years ago and, ...
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PS4 Pro: How does Player 2 in Resident Evil 6 buy Skill Points in split-screen co-op?

Question: during split-screen co-op, we play with two player accounts signed in. During the game, both of us pick up skill point items, and after each chapter we get our ratings (and supposedly points ...
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Why am I getting dropped from multiplayer to main menu?

Having been a long time player of Diablo 3 on PC, I bought the game on PS4 a few days ago for some sofa gaming. My friend invited me to his game, so I created a character and joined the party. I ...
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What are the controls for Geometry Dash while using a PS4 controller connected to a phone

I am trying to connect my PS4 controller to my phone. I was able to connect it but now I want to play Geometry Dash with the controller. I tried it, but only a few things worked, pause the level, exit ...
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PS4 LAN party Online

Last weekend we've tried to have a LAN party with some friends all with PS4's, in total 6 PS4's. We tried to play FIFA 17 profclub and Battlefield 1 online. But when trying to play online a few PS4's ...
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Borderlands handsome collection loyalty rewards

I bought the borderlands handsome collection for ps4 a while back and set up my shift account. I just recently found out I could get shift keys and extra guns if I previously played on ps3 and ...
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How can I get my game progress back?

I deleted the game applications for Fallout 4 and The Witcher 3 to conserve memory. Then, upon re-downloading the games, I was not able to locate my previous saved games. I still had all my trophies....
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How to mute whole lobby on voice chat in gta online?

I always create a private party to mute them but is there a way other than creating a private party? Note: I tried changing voice chat to "no-one" in the interaction menu but it doesn't turn it off.
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Manipulating the RNG for Triple Triad on PS4

I am playing Final Fantasy 8 Remaster on a PS4, and am trying to abolish and / or add certain rules from the various locations. I am looking at a GameFAQ guide which claims to be updated for the ...
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PS4 Controller Issue

Whenever I try to turn my PS4 on via remote, the light starts flashing blue for a few seconds and then nothing. When I manually turn the console on, the remotes do the same thing and won’t turn on. ...
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My Genshin Impact PS4 trophies list is in Chinese, how to fix that?

Title sums up pretty well. I played a little when Genshin Impact was launched and I chose to wait for a European language localization for the PS4 trophies list since I couldn't understand any of them....
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How to get Minecraft crossplay working (PC/PS4)?

I'm trying to set up Minecraft Bedrock Edition to crossplay between my Windows 10 system and my PS4 so I can play with my two boys (we're in the same house). The problem is that I have gotten ...
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error on PS5 when I try to load a PS4 saved game

When I try to play Assassin's Creed Valhalla PS5 version in the main menu it shows me my saved games from PS4, but when I choose a saved game and tried to play the game crashes and sends this message: ...
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PS4 error code ‘’’CE-31117-3’’’

Can anyone tell me what to do about this code? Comes up on my daughters ps4 when trying to use wireless controller. Had the WiFi connect issue so since there’s not a good fix for that we hooked up a ...
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Issues reconnecting PS4 controller to console after using iPad

Any suggestions on how to reconnect my ps4 controller to console? I recently connected it to the iPad to play and now I can’t seem to reconnect to console. I have reset the small button in back and ...
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Playstation Plus account for a *child* account? (PS4)

I'm looking to get a Playstation Plus account for my eldest. I have setup a Family and my PSN account is the "parent" account. I am aware that if I activate the PS+ subscription on "my&...
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Playstation network signed me out?

So I recently turned on my PS4 & my PSN account was signed out, unfortunately I don't know my password nor do I have access to the email address associated with the account. I've never experienced ...
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I bought a replacement disc of the Witcher 3 GOTY edition but it won’t load my saves?

I’ve been unable to play the Witcher 3 goty edition for months as it has a scratch that makes it unreadable on my ps4. I’ve had it cleaned and that somehow made it even worse as my ps4 stopped even ...
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Ds4 controller, problems connecting to pc

Ok, so i have tried literally everything that other forums, other posts, and literally what my witch doctor have told me, so i have taken the messure of going to the gods of the internet myself and ...
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How to disable game alerts from RDR2 on PS4?

I keep getting notifications from Red Dead Redemption 2, about new clothing options or things that I have absolutely no interest in. I don't really play this game any more. How can I disable them? I ...
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How can I link 3 PS4s together using a switch with no internet?

I'm trying to set up a LAN party for my family on three PS4 systems, using an unmanaged lan switch and three Ethernet cables. There should be no internet connection. We're trying to play COD WW2 Nazi ...
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How do I load Ultimate Chicken Horse save data on PS4?

I got Ultimate Chicken Horse a long while ago and I've got a bit of a problem. I don't know how to load the save data! I've played this game a lot with my brother but every time we start up the game ...
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What would happen if I never met a valkyrie in God of War PS4 game?

In the God of War PS4 game, at the end after spreading Faye's ashes and returning from Jötunheim, as part of character story play Atreus asks if we could free other dragons or Valkyries. The only way ...
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How to revise game rating on PS4?

I'm trying to change the rating (in stars) that I gave to a game, but every time I do, it just keeps the initial rating. Is it possible to alter it? Thanks.
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PS4 – DLC installed on wrong version of game

There are two versions of Dark Souls 3 on my PS4. The first disc version from when I borrowed it from my friend, and the second disc version that I bought for myself afterwards. I use the second ...
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When my PS4 turns off my controller turns off and when I reboot it, it can’t turn on

I was playing on my play station one day and it seemed fine. But then I came back the next day and my controller wouldn’t turn on or charge. I went and got a new one only for it to almost immediately ...
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I lost my game after doing a hard reset of my playstation

I had to do a hard reset of my PS4 and lost all of my data on my PlayStation. I had had Call of Duty Advanced Warfare downloaded to the PlayStation and now I cannot find it. I purchased it through the ...
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Why wont my Ps4 controller work once I play a movie?

Just the other day I took apart my controller to clean one of the keys (it was starting to stick) after reassembling it I made sure all the keys worked properly and played a game for a min before ...
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How can I disable "Screenshot Saved" notification?

When I take a screenshot my PS4 shows "Screenshot saved" notification, and I think the same happens for videos too. But it hangs there for some time, and if I want to take another screenshot this ...
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Can I retrieve saved data from a deleted user that had uploaded data through Playstation Plus?

I got an error code: 36006-5 and I wasn't able to start up any game anymore. On a forum I saw that deleting the user and creating a new one might do the trick. Before I deleted the user, I uploaded ...
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Backup HDD directly to new one (PS4 HDD upgrade)

I have a PS4 with 500gb HDD and I've purchased a new 1TB HDD to upgrade the capacity. According to the official Sony guide, If I want to backup everything (users, saves and installed games) I'd have ...
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PS4/PS5 Region And PSN Account?

Can I login to my PSN Account on a console from a different region and purchase DLC, and PS+ using that account?
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Does Killzone: Shadow Fall support gyro controls?

I've read some comments online claiming that gyro controls were implemented in 2013's 'Killzone: Shadow Fall' (completely unreliable sources, no sense in sharing). I'm playing the PS4 version on PS5, ...
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Advanced controls for Minecraft Bedrock PS4

After watching some Minecraft Java Edition videos I realized that there are plenty of controls not implemented, or not explained, in Minecraft Bedrock for PS4. For example... In the inventory: : ...
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Dualshock 4 controller connected but not detected

I have a DS4 controller and I've installed DS4Windows by Jay2Kings and my controller worked until I decided to upgrade it to the ryochan7 version. The controller was obviously disconnected so i had to ...
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Proslife PS4 Controller Bluetooth Not Working On Windows 10

My Proslife controller works in-game over USB but not via Bluetooth. It is connected to the PC via Bluetooth and the input test works when running JOY.CPL, it even works on the controller menu in ...
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DS4 - BlueTooth will not work natively on Win10, but will work with Steam/DS4Windows

I have 2 DS4 controllers I use regularly for PC gaming on Windows 10. #1 works flawlessly on both wired USB and wireless BlueTooth connections. #2 works flawless ONLY when wired by USB. BlueTooth has ...
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