How to Fix Warzone Pacific Error 47: Code SPAN

It seems that Raven Software and Infinity Ward have relaunched Call of Duty Warzone as Warzone: Pacific. It’s considered to be a new free-to-play battle royale video game that is available for PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows platforms. Now, multiple reports are coming out that plenty of players facing Warzone Pacific Error 47: Code SPAN is mostly troubling PS5 and Xbox Series X|S console users a lot. Well, this is quite frustrating among players.

It indicates affected players won’t be able to launch the COD Warzone game which throws out an error code 47 and sometimes it is called Code SPAN. Now, if you’re also one of the victims to encounter the error code 47 on your PlayStation and Xbox consoles then you can follow this troubleshooting guide. Unfortunately, Warzone is full of bugs and glitches since its launch that literally forced developers to delay the Season 2 update.

How to Fix Warzone Pacific Error 47: Code SPAN

How to Fix Warzone Pacific Error 47: Code SPAN

Plenty of affected Warzone players are encountering “download failed” and “Content package is no longer available” error messages for a while. Whereas the error code 47 or ‘SPAN’ is completely preventing COD Warzone players from launching the game on both console platforms. Well, it’s quite fortunate that we have a couple of possible workarounds to resolve such an issue. So, without wasting any more time, let’s jump into it.

1. Reboot your console in safe mode (PS5)

As per multiple reports, rebooting the console in safe mode simply allows players to get into the game smoothly. It basically rebuilds the missing or corrupted game files on the console if anything happens wrong. However, this specific option can be done fully-fledged on PlayStation consoles only. If you’re using a PS5 console then do the following steps:

  • Make sure to turn off your PlayStation 5 console.
  • 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.
  • Let the scan complete and then reboot the console to check for the issue again.

2. Clear console cached data (PS5)

It’s also recommended to clear the console cached data which may occur crashing issues or other game launching issues. We’ll highly recommend you delete the saved game data on the PS5 console and then check for the issue again.

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  • Go to the Settings menu > Select Storage.
  • Choose to Saved Data > Select COD Warzone.
  • 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 the game files which are locally saved will be deleted from your PlayStation console. But don’t worry. Since you’re online, all saved game data will be there. This should fix the COD Warzone Error 47 issue on PS5 or Xbox Series X|S consoles.

3. Check System Updates

You should also try updating the console firmware manually if you haven’t done it for a while. Mostly an outdated system build can trigger multiple issues whatsoever.

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:

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  • 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.

4. Uninstall and Reinstall Warzone

If in case, the particular issue persists with the COD Warzone game on your console then make sure to uninstall and reinstall the game on the console. It should gonna fix the issue. To do so:

For PS5:

  • Go to Settings > Select Storage.
  • Select COD Warzone game from the list and then Hit Delete.
  • Once the game is deleted, download and install it again from the respective store.

For Xbox:

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  • 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 the COD Warzone game that you’re trying to reinstall.
  • Now, press the Menu button on your controller.
  • Select Manage game & add-ons or Manage app.
  • Choose to COD Warzone > 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 COD Warzone.
  • Wait for the installation process and then restart the console.

5. Reset the Console

If none of the methods worked for you then 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 PS5’.
  • From the next page, choose ‘Full’.
  • Now, your PlayStation 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 further queries, you can comment below.

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