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Metal Gear Solid 5 on PS4 latest bug triggered by multiple PSN accounts

Do you have more than one PSN account on your PlayStation 4? Then you should probably stop playing Metal Gear Solid 5 for the sake of your save file.

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Konami has revealed quite the major bug for the PlayStation 4 version of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, so if you play the game on that platform, you better keep reading.

In the opening alerts when starting up Metal Gear Solid 5, Konami has posted an alert for the PlayStation 4 version of the game. The bug affects consoles that have multiple PSN accounts on a single system that renders your save file unusable by displaying the following message: “This save data cannot be used, as the relevant downloadable content was not found.” Konami says users will find it impossible to resume from a save file if this message is display.

Konami is working on a fix for this bug, although it suggests those with a single PSN account connected to their PlayStation 4 should play Metal Gear Solid 5.

If you happen to share your PlayStation 4 with other members of your family or with friends, this could be quite a devastating bug to come across. Hopefully Konami can figure a fix out before too many save files are rendered useless from this bug.

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    September 30, 2015 8:37 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, Metal Gear Solid 5 on PS4 latest bug triggered by multiple PSN accounts

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      September 30, 2015 8:54 AM

      Well that's...interesting. My daughters both have PSN accounts on my system.

      I guess I should go back to the Witcher.

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      September 30, 2015 9:03 AM

      Konami released this game too early. This is the second save game breaking bug in less than a month, and then there's that entire missing concluding chapter.

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      September 30, 2015 11:35 AM

      ive put hundreds of hours into it and haven't had a problem, yet. Ive got 2 accounts.

      Does this have anything to do with the new 3.0 PS4 update? I just now installed it.. now im afraid to start up mgsv

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        September 30, 2015 12:27 PM

        Do you play on both accounts or just one? People are speculating that might be the issue. I'm not sure I'd trust it until a patch comes out though. I'd hate to restart

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          September 30, 2015 9:10 PM

          only play the game on one account. The other just kind of sits there in case i need to grab some japenese demos or something.