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Glitch Inducing Message Reportedly Crashing PS4s, Users Urged To Change Settings

Glitch Inducing Message Reportedly Crashing PS4s, Users Urged To Change Settings

Exactly the same thing - got a message, controller stopped working and audio cut out. You can circumvent this by checking all messages via PlayStation.com or the PlayStation App, or setting your PSN account privacy to restrict all incoming messages. Options for that setting include allowing messages from anyone, friends only, or no one. During the game, the team members were booted out of the game, after receiving a message on the PlayStation Network with an unrecognised character.

Reddit user Qraeshawn said: "I had a player named Zilla-Trickz that sent me 7 messages saying: Fortnite [] 3, but the heart was an emoji". You can do this on your console, web browser, or smartphone app.

Users are also being warned that the console may crash not only when you open the message but also if you receive the notification.

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Some users are having to report they've gone to the lengths of a factory reset on their PlayStation 4 consoles in order to clean up the mess - this looks like a particularly nasty bug.

So if your messaging settings currently allow you to receive messages from strangers, you may want to change them for now. You can do that by going to Account Management in your console Settings, heading to the Privacy Settings submenu, and changing Messaging settings to "Friends Only" or "No One", meaning that only your pre-selected friends or no one at all can message you. Fortune has reached out to Sony and PlayStation for comment, and will update this story in the event that they respond. This is especially true if you play online games and are often exposed to random fellow players.

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