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How to Fix “WV-109156-2” on PS5

Are you getting a “WV-109156-2” error message on PS5 or PS4?

The error happens when you’re trying to launch an EA game.

The games that are affected are FIFA 23, Madden 23, NHL 23, and other EA games.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix the “WV-109156-2” error message on PS5, PS4 (PlayStation), or Xbox.

Why am I getting a “WV-109156-2” error on PS5?

You’re getting a “WV-109156-2” error on PS5 because of a problem with the EA servers.

Apparently, almost all of the EA games are affected by the outage.

“WV-109156-2” is an error message that appears as a pop-up message.

The only option that you can select is the “OK” option.

Here is one of the reports, “Hey guys, I’m trying to play NHL 23 on my PS5 but it’s saying “Something went wrong” with the error code WV-109156-2”.

The official EA Help Twitter tweeted that there’s an issue with their online services which affects connectivity and logging in,

Here’s what they tweeted, “Something’s up with our online services, but we’re on it. In the meantime, you might not be able to connect to online modes, buy games, or log in to your account. We’ll get you back in your game as soon as we can”.

How to fix “WV-109156-2” on PS5

To fix “WV-109156-2” on PS5, you need to sign in to the EA website.

After you’ve signed in to the EA website, accept the terms and conditions and restart the game.

Here’s how to do this:

  1. Go to https://www.ea.com/.
  2. Click on the profile icon > Sign In.
  3. Select PlayStation, Xbox, Steam, or other sign-in options (depending on the platform that you’re playing the game on).
  4. Accept the terms and conditions with EA.
  5. Restart the game and the error should be fixed.

You can sign in to your EA account using a PC or a mobile device.

Make sure to sign in using the platform that you’re playing the game on.

For example, if you’re playing the game on a PS4 or PS5, you need to select the “PlayStation” sign-in option.

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