Monster Hunter Rise Error CE-34878-0 On PS4 [Freezing]

So, many Monster Hunter Rise users are facing Error CE-34878-0 on PS4, and most of the time the game leads to crashing/freezing.

An error message saying:

“An error has occurred in the following application CE-34878-0”.

I know it was really frustrating for me too as it crashed all of a sudden while in the middle of the game

So you don’t need to worry much because

Here are 7 useful solutions for you in the guide below to overcome your problem.

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Solution 1: Restart Your PS4

Whenever you encounter an Error CE-34878-0 or any game bug, you should restart the PS4.

Restarting the console will eliminate any temporary error occurring due to the old cache.

So here is how You can restart your PS4:

  1. Open the PS4
  2. Use the “L” KEY to move up the menu
  3. Move right to the Power option and press the key “X
  4. A new window will open then select Power Options
  5. Power Window will open select the Restart PS4 option
  6. And you will be able to restart the PS4 successfully.

Solution 2: Check For System Software Updates

Sometimes your console is outdated and it’s unable to run new features of the game. And eventually, you face Monster Hunter Rise Error CE-34878-0 PS4.

Make sure your PS4 has a proper internet connection.

How do I update my PS4 software?

So, you will be checking and updating the system software automatically:

  1. On your screen with the help of the PS4 controller go to Settings.
  2. Now select System > System Software Update.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update if your PS4 is not up to date.

Also Read: How To Fix PS4 Controller Glowing Orange/Yellow Light?

Solution 3: Check For Game Updates

Sometimes the outdated version of the app can lead to Monster Hunter Rise Error CE-34878-0 so, it’s best you update your game.

Here’s how to update Monster Hunter Rise on PS4:

  1. On your PlayStation home screen highlight Monster Hunter Rise
  2. Then on your PS4 controller, press the ‘Options’ button, and then choose the Check for updates option
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  3. Now select the ‘download and update’ option if a new version is available
  4. Wait while the latest version is being downloaded and installed.

And if you are still facing the same issue then continue reading.

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Solution 4: Delete Saved Game Data

If you think nothing has changed, you can erase the saved data of the Monster Hunter Rise.

Before you begin if you are a PlayStation Plus member then you will be a USB flash drive with enough space to save your backup.

Just follow the steps given below:

  1. On your Home page press UP on the D-pad to go to the Function menu.
  2. Go to the Settings icon and press the X button to open it.
  3. Now click on the Application Saved Data Management option by pressing the X button.
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  4. Then click on Saved Data in System Storage
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  5. Select the game in which you are having trouble and press the options button to delete it.
  6. After deleting you can restore the data by repeating step 3.

Solution 5: Rebuild Database On PS4

PS4 rebuild database organizes your hard drive to make it easier and quicker for the system to access your files.

This can help in faster data loading, reduce ‘game crashing’, and boost the frame rates which in return will help you fix Monster Hunter Rise Error CE-34878-0.

Just follow the steps below:

  • Turn off your PS4 
  • Hold the Power button down until you hear two quick beeps. This will alert you that you have entered Safe Mode
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  1. Connect your DualShock 4 controller to the USB-A slot in the front of the PS4
  2. Scroll down in the menu and select, Rebuild Database
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And if didn’t then continue to the next one.

Solution 6: Initialize in Safe Mode

By initializing your console all the system settings will be restored to default or you can say factory reset and this is the least you can do to solve your problem

Make sure the external USB drive should be large enough to store your PS4 data and should be formatted to FAT

How do I start my PS4 in Safe Mode?

The following steps will guide you to back up your PS4 first and then initialize it in safe mode.

  1. Connect your USB drive to your PS4
  2. Go to PS4 Settings and select System
  3. Select Back Up and Restore > Back Up PS4
  4. Now select the data you want to backup and select Next
  5. Assign a name to your backup and choose Back Up
  6. Press the X button on your controller and your data will start backing up
  7. Unplug your USB drive from the console after your data is fully backed up
  8. Now go back to PS4 Settings and scroll down to choose Initialization
  9. Select Initialize PS4 > Full initialization
  10. Then follow on-screen instructions to complete the process
  11. Remember DO NOT turn your PS4 OFF during initialization as this will bring some irrecoverable damages to your PS4

Most users suggest using Safe Mode while initialization which is more effecting

And here’s how you can enable it

  1. Turn off  your PS4 by pressing the power button on the front panel
  2. Press and hold the power button until you hear the second beep and will boot in Safe Mode
  3. Select Initialize PS4 (Reinstall System Software) option.

Solution 7: Contact PS4 Support

If none of the above solutions didn’t work for you then all you can do is visit the PlayStation Official Website and tell them about Monster Hunter Rise crashing on PS4 on their support page and they will typically reply to you within 24 hours.

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Make sure you tell all the solutions you have applied to your console. This will help the support agent to identify the main reason for this error

And still, if you got any questions relating to this then do mention them in the comments section.


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