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Dead by Daylight PlayStation Users Unable to Play New Chapter

PlayStation players are reporting that they're unable to play Dead by Daylight chapter 24, Roots of Dread. Here's everything we know so far.
Dead by Daylight PlayStation Users Unable to Play New Chapter

Dead by Daylight's anniversary chapter is arguably the biggest release of the year for the game, but this year's release hasn't exactly gone smoothly.

PlayStation users are reportedly experiencing major issues accessing Dead by Daylight Chapter 24: Roots of Dread on the day of release. 

Read on to learn more about the reported issues with the chapter on PlayStation, and what Behaviour Interactive is doing to resolve it.

PlayStation players facing problems

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Dead by Daylight posted an announcement about the error to its official Twitter account. (Image: Twitter)

On 7th June 2022, Dead by Daylight released Chapter 24: Roots of Dredge, which includes the new characters The Dredge and Haddie Kaur. 

Many players were excited to get their hands on this new release, especially since it's the anniversary chapter. For PlayStation players, though, it hasn't been easy to log in on the day of release; for others, it's been impossible. 

PlayStation players have been facing an error that disallows them from opening the game since the update. 

Players received a myriad of different bug codes, including "No network connection," "Game version mismatch," and others.

Roots of Dread
Dead by Daylight's Roots of Dread release has been frustrating for many PlayStation players. (Image: Behaviour Interactive)

"We’ve received reports from Playstation players who are experiencing issues getting into the game," Behaviour Interactive posted on Twitter early on 7th June. "We have a fix incoming as we speak."

Other players have been able to open the game, but it crashes immediately upon joining a lobby. 

"I’m on PS4 and every time I get into a game I disconnect after 2 minutes..." Twitter user JaxEthania wrote on Twitter. "For deserve a Bloodpoints code. I will just wait here in my lobby until it’s fixed."

Around 4 pm EST on 7th June, Dead by Daylight posted a Tweet announcing that the problem is fixed for PlayStation 4 devices. PlayStation 5 players, though, will need to wait until the issue is resolved to hop into a lobby. 

Crossplay is temporarily disabled for all Playstation devices until the issue is resolved. 

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Featured image courtesy of Behaviour Interactive.

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