How to Fix PS5 Error Code CE-108862-5: Unable to Connect to Server

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Error codes on shiny new consoles are something that early PS5 adopters need to be prepared for, such as the CE 108862-5 error.

It can be enormously frustrating to sit down for some quality game time, only to be hit with this problem that renders you unable to connect to the server.

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Luckily, we are on hand, like a faithful friend, to help you out. Here is what you need to know about error code CE-108862-5 on the PS5.

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What is Error Code CE-108862-5?

Error Code CE-108862-5 comes up with the message "Unable to connect to server".

It usually presents itself when users are trying to load a game. This suggests it is mainly a problem with the server for a specific game, rather than the entire PSN network. However, PSN does have a tendency to go down, so this could also cause the issue.

So with that in mind, here is what you can do about it.

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How to Fix Error Code CE-108862-5 on PS5

It's always worth checking the status of the PlayStation Network for any problems. Assuming this is working ok, you can check the game server at the developer's website for any issues.

It can be an indicator of temporary network congestion, so it is worth retrying after a little while.

Ultimately, this is an error code that indicates a problem at the other end of the connection, so sadly, sometimes it is just a matter of waiting until it has been fixed.

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