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How to Fix NBA 2K23 Crashing on PS5

Is NBA 2K23 crashing on PS5, PS4, Xbox, or PC?

Is the game freezing or you’re experiencing a blue screen when it gets to halftime on the next-gen my career 1st game?

Many players are reporting the error message on Twitter, YouTube, and other social media platforms.

“NBA 2K23 keeps crashing on my PS5 when I launch it or start my career. What is going on with the game?”

“Every time I try to get on it, it keeps crashing @2KSupport”.

“Wow, @NBA2K is unplayable on my PS5, crashes every time I launch it now. What is happening? Can I get a refund, the game just won’t play anymore. It was good for like 2 hours, but now it just keeps crashing. #nba2k23”.

In this guide, you’ll learn why is NBA 2K23 crashing on PS5 and how to fix it.

Why is NBA 2K23 crashing on PS5?

NBA 2K23 is crashing on PS5 because of a bug.

The bug affects players who have over 100 blocked players through the PlayStation Network.

If you have over 100 blocked players, launching the game or starting your career will crash it.

The NBA2K team is aware of the issue and they are currently working on a fix.

They said that they will release a fix for it in a post-launch update.

How to Fix NBA 2K23 Crashing on PS5

NBA 2K23 Crashing on PS5

How to fix NBA 2K23 crashing on PS5:

  1. Press the PlayStation button.
  2. Select “Game Base” on the bottom carousel.
  3. Press the options button on “Friends”.
  4. Select “Game Base” again.
  5. Scroll to the right and select “Game Base Settings”.
  6. Select “Blocked Players”.
  7. Unblock players until you have less than 100 blocked players.

The game will crash if you have over 100 blocked players on the PlayStation network.

To fix it from crashing, you need to unblock everyone or unblock players until you have less than 100 blocked players.

This is a temporary fix until the NBA2K team releases a bug fix for it in the post-launch update.

For now, you can follow @NBA2K on Twitter for more updates regarding the issue.

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