NBA 2K23 is now available in several countries across the world, and there are already issues. PlayStation 5 players have been subjected to repeated difficulties and have been left wondering why they arent able to play the game properly.
The problem has been identified, but the solution might take a few hours.
It's NBA 2K23's official launch day. Depending on where you live, you may already have played the latest basketball game. Or you may be a PlayStation 5 user trying to figure out why NBA 2K23 keeps crashing on you.
If you are in the latter category, we have some good and some bad news for you: we know what is causing the crashes, but the remedy is still to come.
Why is NBA 2K23 crashing on PlayStation 5?
NBA 2K23 is only for PlayStation 5 users who have blocked over 100 players on the PlayStation Network. Check your blocked list and see if it exceeds 100. If it does, you know what your issue is.
If it does not, then we do not have any good news for you.
How to fix NBA 2K23 crashing on PlayStation 5
Although it is unclear whether unblocking players to lower the number below 100 would resolve the issue, it may be worth a try. In whatever case, 2K will release a post-launch update, likely within the next few hours, that should address the PS5 issues.
#NBA2K23 for PlayStation 5 is causing the game to crash for players who have over 100 blocked players on the PlayStation Network. We will update a fix for this in a post-launch update.
NBA 2K23 is coming to market worldwide today.
On NBA 2K23's arrival day, issues have surfaced fairly early, but if 2K is as quick with the patches as they claim, launch day might still go fairly smoothly.