Since launch, the PS5 has seen a smattering of points, one of the distinguished being the “Queued for Download” downside the place video games and updates would get caught, error out, and wouldn’t truly obtain to the console or prolonged storage. Players found a workaround by manufacturing facility resetting their consoles, however Sony has lastly issued a repair that doesn’t require you to utterly wipe your PS5.
If you’ve skilled points downloading video games with “Queued for Download” or “View Details” messages on PS5, please replace the system software program to the newest model, begin your PS5 in secure mode then rebuild the database. See “PS5:safe mode options” at https://t.co/BfgPSMafxd. pic.twitter.com/Vq7m0dXA23
— Ask PlayStation (@AskPlayStation) November 19, 2020
The Ask PlayStation Twitter account—which Sony makes use of for assist and assist for all issues PlayStation—posted the repair which has customers rebuilding the PS5 database from a secure mode boot.
PS5 Queued for Download Fix
- Make certain your PS5 system software is updated
- Turn your console all the best way off (not simply Rest Mode)
- Boot the console in Safe Mode. Press and maintain the Power Button for seven seconds (launch if you hear the second beep)
- Connect a DualSense controller to the PS5 with a USB cable
- Select the choice to “Rebuild Database”
Rebuild Database is an possibility that successfully scans your drive and re-maps out a database of all of the content material on the console. The database is what helps the console discover the knowledge it wants. This possibility is often a superb first step in troubleshooting any issues you may need along with your PS5. It additionally doesn’t delete something out of your system and received’t mess with any of your settings, so it’s a lot better to attempt Rebuilding the Database earlier than going for the extra nuclear choices.
Perhaps now that individuals can truly get their video games downloaded, Sony will begin listening to the complaints about limited storage space that they claim to not be receiving. Though, having points along with your PS5 is best than not receiving your PS5 in any respect, which many Amazon UK customers have been experiencing.
This nonetheless leaves a couple of PS5 points to repair, maybe probably the most distinguished being issues with Rest Mode (principally if used whereas taking part in Spider-Man) and video games crashing to the primary dashboard or shutting off the PS5 solely. The replies to the Ask PlayStation are stuffed with folks “requesting” (that’s a pleasant manner of placing it) fixes to those different issues.
Did booting in Safe Mode and Rebuilding the Database resolve any PS5 queued for obtain issues you have been having? Have you been having any points along with your PS5 since launch? Let us know your leads to the feedback beneath.