Horizon Forbidden West action role-playing video game developed by Guerrilla Games is now available to explore on PS4 and PS5. This is another chapter of Aloy’s story; she leads a group of comrades in their quest to the borders known as the Forbidden West to find the source of the mysterious plague that kills everyone it affects. But few players are unable to embark on the mysterious journey, and they report that Horizon Forbidden West is crashing and not launching properly even on their PS4 and PS5.

There can be many causes for the same issues, but there are more solutions also available there. If you are also suffering from crashing or not launching issues, you can get all possible solutions from this article. So, go to the detailed sure solutions listed below without any delay. Have a look.

Fix 1: Restart PlayStation:

As an excellent solution to tackle the crashing or won’t launching issues in Horizon Forbidden West, you need to restart your console. Doing so will erase all minor bugs and bugs from your PlayStation, which is an effective solution in many cases.

Fix 2: Update PlayStation:

Sometimes installing the latest update on your console might help you to resolve the Horizon Forbidden West crashing and freezing issue. To do so, 

To Update PS4, 

  • Open your PlayStation and go to its Settings section.
  • Then choose the System Software Update to install the latest update.

To Update PS5,

  • Firstly, open PlayStation and go to its Settings section.
  • Then select the System and click on the System Software option.
  • Now choose System Software Update and Settings and click on the Update System Software option. 
  • Finally, relaunch the game and see it is crashing now or not.

Fix 3: Update Game:

If you’ve having crashing or not launching issues in your Horizon Forbidden West, you need to make sure your game is up to date. Also, you need to install the latest game patch. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open PlayStation and select the Horizon Forbidden West icon.
  • Then select the Options button and click on the Check for Updates option.

Fix 4: Check Storage Space:

If you run out of storage space on your PlayStation, the Horizon Forbidden West may crash or not launch properly. In this case, you need to check the storage availability on your console. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open PlayStation and go to its Settings section.
  • Then select the Storage option to check the store availability. (Go to System Storage for more details).
  • If your storage space is full, you may need to delete some unwanted data and restart the game to see results.

Fix 5: Rebuild Database:

At times, rebuilding the PlayStation database might help you to resolve the Horizon Forbidden West crashing or not launching issue. To do so,

In PS4,

  • Firstly, turn off your PlayStation and press and hold the Power button until you hear the two beep sounds.
  • Then connect USB and select the Rebuild Database option.

In PS5,

  • Firstly, turn off your PlayStation and press and hold the Power button until you hear the two beep sounds.
  • When you enter into the Safe Mode, connect the controller with the cable and go to Option 5.
  • Then select the Clear Cache and Rebuild Database and click on Rebuilt Database and click on the OK button.

Fix 6: Clear Cache:

Another solution to overcome the crashing or not launching issue in Horizon Forbidden West is clearing the system cache. You can also try the same trick as it is very effective. To do so, 

Turn off your PlayStation 4 completely; after 1 or 2 minutes, power on the same, relaunch the game and see the result. 

In PS5, 

  • Firstly, turn off the PlayStation and press and hold the Power button until you hear the two beep sounds.
  • When you enter into the Safe Mode, connect the controller with the cable and go to Option 5.
  • Then select the Clear Cache and Rebuild Database and click on the Clear System Software cache and the OK button. 
  • Finally, relaunch the game and check the game is crashing or not.

Fix 7: Reinstall the Game:

If any of the above fixes do not help you, then you can uninstall the game. Once done, reinstall the game from a trusty source. 

So, these are all about the Horizon Forbidden West Crashing/Freezing or Not Launching issue on PS4 and PS5 and its fixes. However, if you have any queries or doubts after reading this article, then please leave a comment in the below-given comment box.