Battlefield 2042 Error CE-100096-6 on PS5? [4 Quick FIXES]

Battlefield 2042 is an exciting and action-packed video game that has recently been released for the PlayStation 5 (PS5) console. However, some players have encountered frustrating errors that prevent them from starting the game or app. Two common errors include 100096-6 and CE-107891-6, which have left players unable to enjoy the game. Fortunately, there are several solutions available to troubleshoot and rectify these issues.

In this article, we will discuss some simple steps that players can take to address these errors and get back to playing Battlefield 2042. Let’s delve into the solutions and get you back in the game!

Solution 1: Update Your PS5 Firmware

Sony releases new updates regularly to remain up-to-date with upcoming bugs and issues users face either while playing Battlefield 2042 or some random bugs.

It’s highly recommended to have updated PS5 firmware. You can enable automatic updates and check for them manually as well.

There are 2 ways to update PS5 firmware:

  1. Through USB
    This way you would need to download the update over the internet into a USB which is an inconvenient way than PlayStation updating itself.
  2. Through Internet
    PlayStation searches for an update itself, downloads it, and installs it for you.

By default, automatic updates are enabled, and in case you are not sure, here’s how you can check if there’s a new update available and how to enable automatic updates on PS5 too using PS5 UI.

NOTE: Make sure the PS5 is connected to the internet.

  1. From the PS5 homepage, access Settings from the gear icon in the top right corner.
  2.  Go to System
  3. Click on System Software from the left menu and choose the second option: System Software Update and Settings
  4. From the 2 options, select Update Using Internet.
  5. Now, wait for the system to check for updates and if it’s updating don’t try to turn off your PS5. In this case, the PS5 was already up-to-date.
5 steps to Update Your PS5 Firmware

Your PS5 should be with its latest update by now, and you can try running Battlefield 2042 to see if it’s still can’t start app.

And if you want a video guide, here’s a quick video to update your PS5:

Solution 2: Delete and Reinstall Battlefield 2042

The game file itself can be a suspected issue too and we can only know by deleting and reinstalling it. You’d have to sacrifice your time and internet speed for a while but let’s hope you resolve Battlefield 2042 after this.

To reinstall Battlefield 2042, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to PS5 settings.
  2. Scroll down to Select Storage.
    storage ps5
  3. Then select Console storage from the left sidebar and go to Games and Apps in the expanded menu.
    console storage games and apps
  4. Now you will see a list of installed games and applications where you will select Battlefield 2042 from the game list and press the Delete button at the bottom right.
    delete Battlefield 2042 on ps5
  5. Once your game is deleted, you need to reinstall it. If it’s a disc you own, you would directly insert it, else if you have purchased a digital edition, you need to go to Game Library (last option) from the Games home screengame library home page ps5
  6. Select Your Collection from the three options under Game Library to search for your game and download it.
    your collection games in ps5 game library

Some options can be difficult to navigate, so we have created a video for your ease where we delete a game and reinstall it.

Solution 3: Restart PlayStation 5

Whenever you encounter can’t start game on Battlefield 2042 or even if it’s a game bug/glitch, you should try restarting your PS5.

WHY?

Restarting the console will eliminate any temporary errors/glitches occurring due to the old/corrupted cache.

So, here is how you can restart your PS5:

  1. Press the PlayStation (PS) button on your controller.
    PS button on PS5
  2. From the menu shown, Select the Power option (right-most)
  3. From the small menu that will appear on the power icon, select the last option “Restart PS5
    restart ps5 dialog to fix  on Battlefield 2042
  4. While your PS5 restarts, don’t unplug any cord to avoid any hardware failure.
    Restarting PS5 Screen to fix

Here’s a supporting video to restart PS5 for your ease:

Solution 4: Contact PS5 Support

If none of the above solutions work for you then there might be a chance that your PS5 has issues.

You can visit the PlayStation Official Website to get it repaired and choose the relevant issue which in your case would be according to error CE-107891-6.

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Make sure you tell all the solutions you have applied to your console and let them know the issue you are facing is due to Battlefield 2042. This will help the support agent to identify the main reason for this error. They should reply to you ideally within 24 hours and if you don’t get any reply within 2-3 days, then you might need to make another support ticket.

Final thoughts

In conclusion, encountering errors when trying to start Battlefield 2042 on the PS5 can be disheartening, but it doesn’t mean that all hope is lost. By following the suggested solutions, such as updating the PS5 firmware, deleting and reinstalling the game, restarting the console, or seeking support from PS5 customer service, players can overcome these obstacles and enjoy the thrilling gameplay that Battlefield 2042 has to offer.

Remember, it’s essential to keep your console software up to date, troubleshoot minor issues through reinstallations and restarts, and seek professional help when necessary. With a little patience and perseverance, you’ll soon be back in the action, ready to engage in epic battles in Battlefield 2042. Now, go out there and conquer the virtual battlefield!

Sophia
Sophia

Hi! I'm Sophia from France. 🇫🇷 I got my first PlayStation as a gift and saved up big time for my fav, the PS2! 🎮 Now, I write super cool guides and articles about it on thecpuguide.com. Let's game on! 🌟

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