How To Fix Cyberpunk 2077 CE-34878-0 Error | PS4 | NEW!

One of the common game errors that some Cyberpunk 2077 players have encountered is the notorious PS4 CE-34878-0 error code. In case you don’t know, this error code is not game specific as other games may also crash and display it from time to time. Apparently, this is a code that’s unique to the PS4 version of the game only so if you encounter it on your console, this troubleshooting should help.

In this article, we’ll explain what this error means and how you can get rid of it.

What does CE-34878-0 error code mean?

CE-34878-0 is a general error indicating that a game has crashed. It is an error that’s unique to the PS4. 

If you are getting an error that says “An error has occurred in the following application. {CE-34878-0} Cyberpunk 2077,” it means that there may be a problem with the game or with the PS4 console.

Causes of CE-34878-0 error on Cyberpunk 2077

The reasons for CE-34878-0 error on Cyberpunk 2077 are varied. Let’s take a look at the factors that are known to cause this problem.

Unknown or random PS4 software bug.

If Cyberpunk 2077 crashes on you with error CE-34878-0 but it only happens once or twice, the most likely reason for that may be a random bug. Any PS4 user who’s been playing for years will must have encountered the CE-34878-0 error code. 

As long as the problem is not persistent, you can assume that it’s not a game breaking bug.

Outdated PS4 software.

Unknown issues with your PS4’s software can cause game crashes and errors like the CE-34878-0. Be sure to regularly update your PS4 to lessen the chances of bugs from developing.

Corrupted game saved data or files.

Game saved data and game files in general can become corrupted. This usually happens after an update has been aborted during installation, or when the software may be modified unofficially. 

If Cyberpunk 2077 has stopped working and started crashing after a failed update, or after changing the system using third party mod tools, it’s possible that you’re dealing with bad game files.

Bad hard disk drive.

For a few people, the main reason for CE-34878-0 error is bad hardware, specifically a broken hard drive. A hard drive problem usually affects other games and apps so if the error shows up when playing games aside from Cyberpunk 2077, you should consider troubleshooting your hard drive.

How to fix Cyberpunk 2077 CE-34878-0 error (easy solutions)

Solutions to fix error code CE-34878-0 can vary depending on the real reason for each case. Below are some of the effective solutions that we’ve gathered over the years of dealing with this problem:

Fix #1: Update the PS4 firmware.

Even if you don’t experience any major issue at all, it’s highly recommended that you keep the system software of your PS4 updated. While some updates may bring cosmetic changes, some may also include patches or fix to known bugs.

Fix #2: Clear the PS4 system cache.

Some PS4 players may randomly encounter error code CE-34878-0 on any game due to a corrupted system cache. To see if that’s the reason for your crashing issues, we suggest that you turn the PS4 off and unplug its power cord from the outlet for at least 30 seconds. Afterwards, plug the power cord back in and try playing Cyberpunk 2077 to check. 

Fix #3: Rebuild database.

In case the reason for the CE-34878-0 error code is broken files, you can run the PlayStation 4 on Safe Mode and rebuild the database from there. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Turn off the PS4 completely.
  2. When the device is off, press and hold the Power button. Release it after you’ve heard two beeps: one when you initially press, and another about seven seconds later.
  3. Once the PS4 boots into Safe Mode, connect a DualShock 4 controller to your console with a USB cable and press the PS button.
  4. Select the option Rebuild Database.
  5. Wait for the process to complete then restart the PlayStation 4.

Rebuilding the database of your console won’t affect any of your saved data so you should still be able to continue your game from where you left off. 

Fix #4: Reinstall Cyberpunk 2077.

If the error code returns after you’ve rebuilt the database, your next move is to delete the game and do another clean install. You need to start from the beginning in order to fix potential issues with your saved data so this is a drastic move. 

We understand that redownloading Cyberpunk 2077 is not pleasant but at this point, you’re running out of options.

Fix #5: Replace the hard drive.

Another drastic solution that you can try requires shelling out for another hard drive (if you don’t have a readily available one). You can either replace the internal storage device or use a secondary external hard drive for this purpose. 

If Cyberpunk 2077 works normally when it’s installed in the second drive, you should consider reformatting the primary drive, or replace it with something new.

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