The newly launched gaming console by Sony, PlayStation 5 has been hitten by a bug that prevents a smooth download of games and applications.
This download glitch is reflected in the prompt “Queued for Download” or error state after a user wants to deliver a download. For currently, the only temporary solution is to reset the console to factory options.
The glitch has been experienced by several users of the console, and it is announced that it occurs after the console is set for its initial download. It is so-called that there is either an error in the download or the game or app being chosen by the user for download will prove the message: Queued for Download. Both notifications give a prompt to check the Downloads menu, which remains empty.
As a fallout of this download glitch, the console becomes annoyingly stuck and temporarily demobilized with respect to the download. A check on the PS5 library will show that the user owns the game/app while the PS5 Store still says the user is still, to buy the app/game.
Few of the well known games affected by individuals download glitches are Godfall, Spider-Man, Demon’s Souls, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (the earlier PS4 variant might be downloaded without any hitches) and the Disney+ app, among others.
From the information thus far, the download glitches only affected games and applications that were specific to the PS5.
Sony has not unveiled any statement still on the issue. However Activision publisher of Call of Duty recommends a factory reset for any user who encounters this bug. This solved the problem for numerous of the users. Of course, undertaking a factory reset wipes the console clean, meaning one has to download his games afresh, like effectively like begin playing from scratch. But, for presently, this appears to be the only way out of the problem.