How to fix 'PS5 error code CE-108255-1: Something went wrong with this game or app.'

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If you have found your PlayStation crashing, and stopping you from playing the game you were trying to load, you are not alone.

Lots of people have reported encountering this within a few minutes of playing a game.

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The error message reads: "CE-108255-1. Something went wrong with this game or app"

So what is it, and what can we do about it?

What is Error Code CE-108255-1?

This error code has been reported when users start playing one of their installed games.

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It doesn't appear to be restricted to any specific game, so is likely to be a more generalized issue.

But what can we do about it, if we encounter this problem?

Here are some troubleshooting tips.

How do we try to fix Error Code CE-108255-1?

According to Sony, this error may indicate a problem with your application or console.

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They suggest trying the following:

Make sure you have updated your software and application to the latest version.

If the error happens after launching a game, try deleting the game via Settings>Storage and then reinstalling it.

Start your PS5 in Safe Mode, and perform option 5. Rebuild Database

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If the error reoccurs, backup all your data, then reset your PS5 via Settings > System > System Software > Reset PS5, then try to reinstall the application.

If none of these steps work, Sony have stated "please consider applying for repair service from the online application page".

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