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Fall Guys Crashing & Not Loading On PS5/PS4

In this guide, we will be taking a look at how to fix Fall Guys not loading and crashing on your PS5 or PS4. If you are trying to play the game and it keeps crashing to the PlayStation home screen, the game just simply won’t launch, or Fall Guys is just simply not working on your PS4/PS5 don’t panic just yet! There are a couple of things you can do that should fix Fall Guys not working, so you will be playing it in no time.

Jumping, ducking, and dodging obstacles in this game can be challenging at times, but it’s great fun. And to make things better Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is free to play on your PS5 or PS4! The only downside is if you are not able to play Fall Guys due to it getting stuck on the loading screen, crashing, and not launching. So below we have listed different methods to fix this.

Why does Fall Guys keep crashing & not launching?

There can be many reasons why you are having issues with Fall Guys not working on your PlayStation. For example, it could be due to your storage space getting low, a recent update has caused the issue, or Fall Guys server issues.

How to fix Fall Guys stuck on loading screen & crashes on PS4/PS5:

Below are the different methods that should fix Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout crashing and not launching or loading on your PlayStation console. You will need to do each method until one resolves the issue for you.

Fix 1: Check server issues

If there is currently an issue with the Fall Guys servers and they are down, or perhaps some maintenance is being carried out, then you will not be able to play the game and it might just close to the PlayStation home screen:

Fix 2: Turn off console

Completly shutdown your PlayStation and unplug the power cable for 60 seconds. Then plug it back in and turn your PlayStation back on and launch the game.

Fix 3: Update PlayStation

Ensure there are no new updates for your PlayStation as these could resolve the loading and crashing issues you are having with the game.

PlayStation 4:

  • First, go to the home screen
  • Go to Settings > System Software Update
  • Install any updates that are available

PlayStation 5:

  • First, go to the home screen
  • Go to Settings and then System
  • Select System Software then “System Software Update and Settings
  • Then go to Update System Software
PS5 system software and update settings.

Fix 4: Game updates

Ensure there are no new updates for the game. If you have auto-update enabled then this should not be an issue for you:

  • Go to the Fall Guys game icon on the PS home screen
  • Next press the Options button on your PS controller (3 lines)
  • Now select “Check for update“ and install any that are available
PS5 game icon menu to check for updates

Fix 5: Overheating

Make sure your console has enough space around it and it’s not overheating. If your PlayStation console is overheating then this can cause issues such as making Fall Guys crash or not start. But it could also cause damage to your console so you will need to fix this ASAP.

Fix 6: Storage

If you are getting low on storage space then this can cause many issues, so check you are not getting low, and if you are free up some space.

PlayStation 4:

  • First, go to the home screen
  • Next go to Settings > Storage
  • See how much space you have left if your getting low free some up

PlayStation 5:

  • First, go to the home screen
  • Now go to Settings and then select Storage
  • Ensure you have enough disk space and if you don’t free some up
PS5 amount of console storage used and free space available

Fix 7: Reinstall game

If none of the above methods have helped then the next thing to try is to reinstall the game as there could be an issue with the installation of the game:

  • Go to the Fall Guys icon on your PS5 or PS4 home screen
  • Press the Options button on your controller > Select Delete
  • Reinstall the game and try launching it again

We hope the above guide has helped you fix Fall Guys not working and resolve any issues you were having such as Fall Guys not starting, crashing and freezing, or getting stuck on loading screens or menus on your PS4 or PS5. And you are now able to enjoy this brilliant free-to-play game and win those epic rounds

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