FIX: Resident Evil 4 Remake Flickering Lights Issue on PS5

The release of the highly anticipated Resident Evil 4 Remake has been met with excitement, but players on PlayStation 5 have reported a frustrating issue of flickering lights at the bottom of their screens.

Despite the game’s improved graphics and mechanics, this technical problem has caused inconvenience to some players and also on PC. Fortunately, there are ways to fix this issue, and we’ll provide you with the necessary information.

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The developers of Resident Evil 4 Remake have acknowledged the flickering lights issue on PlayStation 5 and suggested several solutions for affected players. Restarting the game is one possible fix, but if that doesn’t work, players can also try turning off the Depth of Field setting or turning on the Motion Blur setting.

The developers have assured players that they are working on a permanent solution to this technical problem. In the meantime, these workarounds can help alleviate the issue.

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Solution 1: Restart PS5

Whenever you encounter Flickering Lights Issue on Resident Evil 4 Remake or even if it’s a game bug/glitch, you should try restarting your PS5.


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 Resident Evil 4 Remake
  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:

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Solution 2: Disable the Dept of Field

In case restarting the game does not resolve the flickering lights problem in Resident Evil 4 Remake on PlayStation 5, players can try disabling the Depth of Field option in the game settings. This can be done by accessing the Settings menu, then navigating to the Display tab and turning off the Depth of Field toggle.

Sure, here’s a list of steps to disable the Depth of Field in Resident Evil 4 Remake on PlayStation 5:

  1. Pause the Game.
  2. Access the Settings menu.
  3. Navigate to the Display tab.
  4. Find the Depth of Field option.
  5. Toggle it to “Off

Solution 3: Enable Motion Blur

Enabling the Motion Blur setting is another potential solution for the Resident Evil 4 Remake flickering lights issue on PlayStation 5. Although some players may prefer to keep this option turned off to maintain image clarity during camera movements, turning it back on may help alleviate the problem.

Here are the steps to enable the Motion Blur setting:

  1. Pause the Game.
  2. Access the Settings menu.
  3. Navigate to the Camera tab.
  4. Find the Motion Blur option.
  5. Toggle it to “On

If you still have any queries or suggestions, share your experience with us in the comments section below.


Why is my PS5 Flashing White?

Your PS5 is flashing white because your console is frozen and needs to be power cycled immediately.

Why is my PS5 Flashing Red Light?

Your PS5 can also flash/flicker red light. The pulsating red light can be due to the unavailability of good airflow resulting in an overheated PS5.

How do I fix my PS5 flickering screen? PS5 screen Blinking Black?

You can fix your PS5 flickering screen by adjusting the 4K video transfer rate in the steps below:
Go to PS5 Settings
Select Screen and Video
On the left tab select Video Output and on the right select 4K Video Transfer Rate


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