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Fix: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Crashing on PS4, PS5, or Xbox Consoles

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy looks promising enough after the setback of Avengers. So, kudos to Square Enix and Eidos-Montréal for coming up with this title. Now, coming to the topic, it seems that several console users are also experiencing the startup crashing issue or won’t launch issue with Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy just like the PC users. You can check the fix for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Crashing on PS4, PS5, or Xbox Consoles below.

If in case, your game is crashing either at the title screen or during the gameplay or at the beginning (startup) or even while accessing the in-game menu quite often or consistently then you should check out some of the possible workarounds given below that can basically trigger due to the system issues or game files whatsoever. It’s most likely to get fixed easily in most scenarios so let’s take a brief look at it.

Fix: Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Crashing on PS4, PS5, or Xbox Consoles

Fix: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Crashing on PS4, PS5, or Xbox Consoles

So, without further ado, let’s jump into the guide below.

1. Check System Updates

It’s recommended to check for system updates on the PlayStation or Xbox console before getting into any other workarounds. Sometimes an outdated system build can cause several issues.

For PlayStation:

  • Go to the Settings menu on the PlayStation console.
  • Select System Software Update > Make sure to check for available updates and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update process.
  • Once done, reboot the system to apply changes.

For Xbox:

  • Press the Home button on the Xbox console to open the Dashboard menu.
  • Now, select Settings from the bottom of the menu > Select All Settings.
  • Choose to System > Select Updates.
  • Select Update Console (if available) > Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the update process.
  • Once done, make sure to restart the console to apply changes.

2. Delete Saved Game Data

Well, corrupted or missing game data can also cause multiple issues with the crashing on the PlayStation console. We’ll recommend you delete the saved game data on the PS4/PS5 console to check for the issue.

For PS4/PS5:

  • Go to the Settings menu > Select Storage.
  • Choose to Saved Data > Select Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • Press the Options button on the controller > Select the saved game data files (one or multiple).
  • Hit Delete and confirm the task to complete it.
  • Once done, make sure to reboot the console to apply changes.

All of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy locally saved data will be deleted from your PlayStation console. But don’t worry. Since you’re online, all saved game data will be there.

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For Xbox:

Note: Deleting the saved game data is permanent and cannot be undone. So, we’ll recommend you take a backup of your saved game data to online storage or a USB storage device before deleting it.

  • From Xbox Home, go to Settings > Select System.
  • Select Storage > Choose to Manage storage on the right-hand side of the screen.
  • Then select View contents > Make sure to highlight Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • Next, press the Menu button > Select Manage game.
  • Select Saved data on the left-hand side of the screen.
  • Choose Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy to access the game’s saved data.
  • Now, use the Options Menu to delete files or to view more information about a specific file.

This is how you can clear the game saved data from your console.

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3. Rebuild Database (PS4/PS5)

Rebuilding the database on your PlayStation console can quickly resolve the potential issues or errors. To do so:

  • Switch off your console completely. Unplug the power cable from the console and wait for around 2-3 minutes.
  • Now, plug in the power cable, and turn it on to clear the Cached Data automatically from the system.

Check whether this issue has been fixed with Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy or not. If not, follow the next steps below.

  • Now, press and hold the Power button on the PlayStation console until you hear 2 beeps. [The second beep will sound after seven seconds]
  • The console will boot in the Safe Mode > Connect the controller to the USB with the console and press the PS Button on the controller.
  • Next, you’ll get an option called ‘Rebuild Database’.
  • Select Rebuild Database and confirm the task.
  • It may take some time depending on the hard drive data size. Have some patience.
  • Once done, just reboot the system normally.

4. Reinstall Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

If in case, the crashing problem persists with Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy then make sure to uninstall and reinstall the game on the console. It should gonna fix the issue. To do so:

For PS4/PS5:

  • Go to Settings > Select Storage.
  • Select Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy from the list and then Hit Delete.
  • Once the game is deleted, download and install it again from the respective store.

For Xbox:

  • Press the Xbox button on the controller to open the Guide menu.
  • Select My games & apps > Hit See all > Choose to Games.
  • Then select the Ready to install tab > Select Queue.
  • Select Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy that you’re trying to reinstall.
  • Now, press the Menu button on your controller.
  • Select Manage game & add-ons or Manage app.
  • Choose Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy > Select Uninstall all.
  • Make sure to select Uninstall all to confirm the task.
  • Wait for the uninstallation process to complete.
  • Reboot the system to apply changes.
  • Then press the Xbox button on the controller to open the Guide menu again.
  • Hit My games & apps > Select See all > Go to Games.
  • Select the Ready to install tab > Hit Install for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • Wait for the installation process and then restart the console.

This method may help you to fix Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Crashing on PS4, PS5, or Xbox Consoles.

5. Reset the Console

If none of the workarounds come in handy for you, try performing the factory reset to your console to check for the issue.

For PlayStation:

  • Go to the Settings menu on the PlayStation console.
  • Select the ‘Initialization’ tab > Select ‘Initialize PS4’ or ‘Initialize PS5’.
  • From the next page, choose ‘Full’.
  • Now, your PlayStation 4/5 will automatically start wiping itself to restore the factory defaults. This process may take a couple of hours depending on the installed data on the storage.
  • Let the process be completed. Once done, make sure to reboot the system.

For Xbox:

  • Press the Xbox button on the controller to open the Guide menu.
  • Select Profile & system > Go to Settings > Select System.
  • Go to Console info > Select Reset console.
  • You’ll get a prompt like Reset your console?
  • Here you should select Reset and remove everything. [This will delete all user data including accounts, saved games, settings, all installed apps & games, etc]
    • Although you can choose to Reset and keep my games & apps, it may not gonna resolve the issue in most cases.
  • After you select the option, your Xbox console starts deleting and resetting the system to the factory default settings.
  • Wait for the process to get completed then reboot the console.

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

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