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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Not Launching on PS5

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor made a problematic launch on 28 April 2023. Most platforms has similar issues about launching the game. Sometimes Star Wars Jedi: Survivor not launching on PS5 or shutting down during cutscenes, combat or dialog. While this issues persists, there are some ways to fix this issues. They are temporary but at least you can continue playing the game until official patch comes out.

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Not Launching on PS5

Why Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is Crashing on PS5?

Star Wars Jed: Survivor is not perfectly balanced game as optimization. Game has many notable issues on PC in particular. However, there are also problems on PS5, which include a nasty crashing problem that may cause your game freeze during playing the game or title screen.

Solutions that Might Fix Your Problem for Launching the Game on PS5

These type of issues also happens on PC as well. We have to inform you that these solutions may not work for you. You have to try and see if it works.

  • Put the game in Performance Mode.
  • Turn off Motion Blur.
  • Turn off VRR (Variable Refresh Rate).
  • Make sure you’ve installed the latest patch.
  • Restore Licenses.
  • Restart your System.
  • Update your System Software.
  • Clear your System Cache.
  • Fully delete and reinstall Jedi Survivor (gross).
  • Rebuild your system database (double gross).

Most players reported that putting the game in Performance Mode and disabling some graphic settings such as Motion Blur and Film Grain worked as well. You can prefer to start here first.

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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Not Launching on PS5

You also have to double check that your console downloaded latest patch in background and updated succesfully. Sometimes consoles can ignore new patches. If your console is downloading latest patch in background, make sure that this download finished successfully.

Clearing your system cache is another good troubleshooting process since some files can become corrupted and cause you problems. This can happen naturally over time and manually flushing the cache can imrove performance on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S.

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Not Launching on PS5

EA has provided a solution to Star Wars Jedi: Survivor crashing problem which includes putting your PS5 in safe mode and rebuilding the console’s database.

In order to do this, just follow these steps:

  • Press and hold the PS5 power button after the console is turned off
  • Release the button after the second beep
  • Connect your PS5 DualSense controller via USB cable
  • Select ‘Rebuild Database’ in Safe Mode options

Solutions that Might Fix Your Problem for Launching the Game on PC

For PC, you should definitely make sure that your graphics drivers are updated. You can manually download your drivers’s updates or use another application to detect new updates for your drivers.

Before launching Star Wars Jedi: Survivor on your PC, make sure that your PC specs are enough for gamet o run. If there is no issue about your PC specs, install Visual C++ redistributables if you haven’t so far and restart your PC.

Jedi Survivor has 4 difficulty levels.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Not Launching on PS5

You can also disable your antivirus and firewall as well. Sometimes firewall and antivirus can block your game to run smoothly.

Here is the some solution you can try in order to fix that problem in PC:

Clear client cache

  • Open your Steam launcher.
  • Go to Settings.
  • Go to Downloads tab and Click on Clear Downloaded Cache.

Update the graphics card

  • Press Windows + R on your Keyboard to open Run.
  • Type devmgmt.msc
  • Expand Display adapters.
  • Right click on your GPU and click on Update Driver.
  • Click on Search automatically for drivers.
  • Complete the updating process.

Enable high-performance mode

  • Press Win + I on the keyboard to open Windows Settings.
  • Got to the System and navigate to Power.
  • Set the Power mode to Best Performance.
  • Relaunch the game.

If you’re using a laptop, try doing this method while connected to the power cable.

Repair Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

  • In Steam, go to the game library.
  • Right click on game and click properties.
  • Go to the Local Files tab.
  • Click on Verify Integrity of game files.
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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor System Requirements


  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • RAM: 8Gb
  • CPU Features: 4 core / 8 threads
  • CPU* AMD: Ryzen 5 1400
  • GPU** AMD: Radeon RX 580
  • GPU Features: DX12, 8Gb VRAM
  • Storage: 155Gb


  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • RAM: 16Gb
  • CPU Features: 4 core / 8 threads
  • CPU AMD: Ryzen 5 5600X
  • GPU AMD: RX 6700 XT
  • GPU Features: DX12, 8Gb VRAM
  • Storage: 155Gb SSD
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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Not Launching on PS5

Until EA releases official patch for fix these issues, you can try this solutions to playing the game. We hope this guide will help you to playing the game without any problem. If not, you should probably wait for official patch since game is not stable for most platforms. All players share the same problem between platforms.

Dilay Sullu

I've been playing Survival Horror Games since my childhood. My favorite is Resident Evil. I also love other game genres such as Hack & Slash. I love creating all kind of contents for video games.

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