House Flipper 2 Crashing, Stuttering, Lags, or Freezing on PS5, Xbox Series X / S (Fixed)

House Flipper 2 is a brand new sequel that introduces new mechanics and all revamped elements for the house-building simulation lovers to develop a new house from scratch or renovate an old one. It was eventually inspired by the original title and the improved visuals are better than ever. This relaxing kind of simulation game can be tactical yet addictive enough for many. Though the title has been optimized, several players are experiencing issues with the House Flipper 2 Crashing, Stuttering, Lags, or Freezing on PS5 & Xbox Series X/S consoles.

As per multiple reports, it looks like plenty of unfortunate players are having issues with the startup crashes & in-game performances even on the current generation of powerful gaming consoles such as PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S. Well, this is an alarming thing yet common enough these days. Game developers do come with a lot of optimizations and improvements to publish popular titles. Still, players may encounter several bugs and issues that we can’t deny.

House Flipper 2 Crashing, Stuttering, Lags, or Freezing on PS5, Xbox Series X / S (Fixed)

Why House Flipper 2 Crashes or Stutters on Consoles?

To be precise, there might be several aspects behind the crashing or lagging or stuttering issues no matter which gaming device you’re using. Conflicts with the outdated system software, an outdated game version, issues with the game installation, corrupted system cache data, temporary bugs or glitches with the system, internet connectivity issues, hardware overheating issues, conflicts with the in-game graphics settings, issues with the rest mode, and more can be possible reasons.

Now, it’s suggested to check for all possibilities individually to ensure there is no issue occurring at your end. Any kind of conflict at your end might be one of the potential reasons for the crashes and stutters. Well, it might be frustrating enough for any player to go through such issues over and over again multiple times. But there are possibilities of fixing such issues as well due to the common factors and potential workarounds. So, nothing to worry about.

House Flipper 2 Crashing, Stuttering, Lags, or Freezing on PS5, Xbox Series X / S

Now, if you’re one of the victims to encounter such an issue on your PS5 or Xbox Series X|S console then check out the following methods to resolve it. Fortunately, we’ve managed to provide some troubleshooting steps that should come in handy. So, without further ado, let’s jump into it.

1. Restart Your Console

Restarting your PS5 or Xbox Series X|S console might help in fixing the temporary system glitches or crashes. It’s one of the easiest ways to clear the system cache to avoid game crashes, stutters, lags, and freezes.

For PS5:

  • Press the PS button on your connected DualSense controller.
  • Select the Power icon > Choose Restart PS5.

Note: You can also try force shutting down the console by long-pressing the Power button until the console beeps two times and then power it on again.

For Xbox Series X|S:

  • Press and hold the Power button to shut down the console.
  • Once the console is turned off, release the Power button.
  • Then unplug the power cable from the console.
  • Wait for a couple of minutes and then connect the power cable again.
  • Turn on the console and run the game to check for the issue.

2. Update the System Software

An outdated system software version on your specific console will ensure there will be no lags or hiccups whatsoever. You should always check for the system software updates at your console to avoid incompatibility issues or bugs. To do so:

For PS5:

  • Head over to Settings on the top-right side of the PS5 Home Screen.
  • Go to System > Navigate to System Software.
  • Choose System Software Update and Settings.
  • Select Update System Software.
  • Hit Update Using Internet.

Note: If your PS5 isn’t connected to an active internet network then try downloading the update file via a computer. Ensure to copy and paste it to a USB flash drive from folders & select the Update Using USB option.

For Xbox Series X|S:

  • Ensure to connect your Xbox console to an active internet network.
  • Open the Guide menu by pressing the Xbox button on your controller.
  • Go to Profile & System > Select Settings.
  • Navigate to System > Choose Updates.
  • Proceed to update if you see ‘Console update available’.
  • If it says ‘No console update available’, your Xbox console is already up to date.

3. Check for House Flipper 2 Updates

Try checking for the House Flipper 2 updates on your respective gaming console to ensure there is no issue with the in-game bug or stability. Sometimes conflicts with the FPS drops, stutters, lags, or crashes in the game might be related to the outdated patch version directly. To update the game:

For PS5:

  • Head over to the PS5 Home Screen.
  • Select the House Flipper 2 game.
  • Press the Options button > Select Check for Updates.
  • If there is an update available, your PS5 should automatically start downloading and installing it.
  • You should also Enable automatic video game updates via Settings > Saved Data and Game/App Settings > Automatic Updates > Turn on Auto-Download.

For Xbox Series X|S:

  • Go to the My Games and Apps section on your dashboard.
  • Select Manage > Choose Updates.
  • If you see an update is available, go to the House Flipper 2 game.
  • Press the A key on the controller to start the update process.
  • Once done, you can Set Automatic Updates.
  • You should also Turn on ‘Keep my games and apps up to date’.

4. Set the Lower Graphics Configuration

Another major thing you can do is to set the lower graphics configuration in the House Flipper 2 game manually to allow the hardware and software to run smoothly. Try turning off the ray tracing or performance mode manually to check if the problem has been fixed.

  • Launch House Flipper 2 > Go to Settings.
  • Navigate to the Graphics settings.
  • Reduce the display resolution and other graphical settings.
  • Set Texture Quality to Medium/Low.
  • Reduce – Shadow Detail > Disable – Advanced Graphics (reflections or ambient occlusion).

5. Ensure Your Console isn’t Overheating

You should check for the console overheating while using it or playing video games for a long time because inadequate ventilation to the PS5 or Xbox Series S|X console can cause crashes and lags with the game. Make proper adjustments to the console so that it can easily get air ventilation.

6. Delete the Saved Game Data

Sometimes your game’s saved data might be missing or outdated and needs to be deleted manually from the console. It’ll eventually help in creating new saved game data on the system whenever you relaunch the title. So, follow the steps below to check for the same.

Please Note: It’s recommended to take a backup of the saved data or download the data to avoid losing your progress in the game.

For PS5:

  • Go to Settings on your PS5 console.
  • Choose Saved Data and Game/App Settings.
  • Select Saved Data (PS5) for PS5 Games.
  • Head over to Console Storage > Go to Delete.
  • Select House Flipper 2 > Press the Delete option at the bottom right side.
  • Wait for a while to delete the saved game data > Next, restart your console.
  • Once done, run the game, and sync the saved game data.

For Xbox Series X|S:

  • Press the Xbox button on the controller to open the Guide menu.
  • Select My games & apps > Select See all.
  • Highlight Games > Press the Menu button on the House Flipper 2 game.
  • Choose Manage game and add-ons.
  • Select Saved data > Select Delete All if you want to remove all saved data on your console.
    • Otherwise, choose the profile that you want to delete.
  • Choose Delete from Console to remove all local save files or select Delete Everywhere.
  • Once done, reboot the console, and check for the issue again.

7. Turn Off Rest Mode on PS5

If we talk about the Rest Mode, it’s usually a sleep mode for the PlayStation 5 console that helps to preserve power in idle conditions. However, it seems that plenty of PS5 users are facing issues with the Rest Mode if the game has been paused for a while and the PlayStation 5 console enables Rest Mode. So, you should manually turn off the Rest Mode on your PS5 console to fix software conflicts.

  • Open Settings on your PS5 > Go to System.
  • Go to Power Saving > Choose Set Time Until PS5 Enters Rest Mode.
  • Now, select the following options:
    • Set Don’t Put in Reset ModeDuring Media Playback.
    • Set Don’t Put in Reset ModeWhile Playing Games.
  • Once done, ensure to restart your PS5 console.
  • Finally, check for the issue again.

8. Check the Status for Online Services

It’s also recommended to check for PlayStation Network status and Xbox Live status depending on what platform you’re using to ensure no server downtime or outage is occurring at the moment you’re trying to run the House Flipper 2 game. Several reports are claiming that your specific platform is having some issues and that’s why the game is going through multiple errors or crashes. In case, your platform service is having issues then wait for a couple of hours until the problem has been fixed. Then try running the game again.

9. Turn Off the Performance Mode

PS5 mostly uses the Performance Mode by default which increases higher frame rate count to improve the overall gaming performance. However, the performance mode can also cause several issues with the in-game performances and other glitches like crashes or lags. Therefore, it’s suggested to use the resolution mode that sets a 30FPS target for most video games to run properly.

For PS5:

  • Go to the PS5 Home Screen > Head over to the Settings menu.
  • Choose Save Data and Game/App Settings > Select Game Presets.
  • Select Resolution Mode > Make sure to save changes.

For Xbox Series X|S:

  • Press and hold the Power button on the front side of the console for around 10 seconds.
  • Once the Xbox logo appears on the screen, press the X button on the controller.
  • Choose Settings > Go to System > Select Console Performance.
  • Turn Off the Performance Mode.

10. Restore PS5 to Its Default Settings

You should also try restoring the PS5 system to its default factory settings which will ensure removing corrupted configurations that might come in handy. There will be no issue with your user data anyway.

  • Head over to Settings on your PS5’s screen.
  • Open the System menu > Go to System Software.
  • Select Reset Options.
  • Choose Restore Default Settings.
  • Enter the console restriction passcode. (default 0000)
  • Wait for the revert to default settings and then check for the issue again.

11. Rebuild the PS5 Database

Sometimes SSD or HDD fragmentation might also cause issues with the game crashes or other in-game performance conflicts. In that case, you should rebuild the PS5 database by following the steps below to fix such an issue.

  • First, connect your DualSense controller to your PS5 console via a USB cable.
  • Now, shut down the PS5 console > Long-press the Power button on your PS5.
  • Wait until two beep sounds to enter Safe Mode.
  • Select the Clear Cache and Rebuild Database option.
  • Choose Clear System Software Cache.
  • It’ll reset the console cache quite easily.
  • Select Rebuild Database to create the database again.
  • Wait for it to complete and then reboot the console.

12. Factory Reset the Console

If you’re still encountering issues with the freezing, lagging, stuttering, and crashing then you’ll need to perform a factory reset on your respective console by following the steps below. This specific method will help in resetting the system settings and data to the factory default including user account, programs, and more.

For PS5:

  • Navigate to Settings on PS5 > Select System.
  • Go to System Software > Choose Reset Options.
  • Select Reset Your Console > Choose Restart to confirm.
  • Wait until the PS5 console completes the factory reset.
  • Once done, wait for the system to boot into the system again.
  • Finally, go through the initial setup process to get into the home screen.

For Xbox Series X|S:

  • Press the Xbox button on your controller to open the Guide menu.
  • Select Profile & System > Choose Settings.
  • Choose System > Select Console Info.
  • Select Reset Console > Choose Reset and keep my games & apps.
  • Select Reset and remove everything > It’ll reset the software and delete all data.
  • Wait for this process to be completed and then the system will reboot.
  • Once done, go through the initial setup process to get into the home screen.

13. Contact Customer Support

If none of the workarounds come in handy then be sure to contact PlayStation Support or Xbox Customer Support to get better support. You should try submitting the support ticket for the specific issue and the support team will try assisting you further. In case, there is an issue with the console’s hardware then you can get it repaired or ask for a replacement (if eligible and comes under warranty).

That’s it, guys. We assume this guide was helpful to you. For further queries, you can comment below.

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