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How to fix Fortnite error CE-30005-8 in PS4

Fortnite is now available for players on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Unfortunately, many players are receiving Fortnite error CE-30005-8 while starting the game.


This error occurred while accessing the Hard Disk Drive or Blu-ray on PS4. If you are also facing Fortnite error code ce-30005-8 issue, here is a couple of fixes you can try.

Read more details below.


How to Fix PS4 error code CE-30005-8 in Fortnite

Please follow the steps below:

Eject the disc from the system, making sure it’s not dirty, scratched, or damaged.

If the disc is in good condition, please try rebuilding the system’s database using Safe Mode option 5.

How do I start the PS4 in Safe Mode?

Safe Mode allows you to start your PlayStation 4 system with only the most basic functions active. It addresses issues with PS4 firmware by rebuilding the HDD database, changing the resolution of your PS4, or “hard” resetting the system to its factory settings.

  • Turn off the PS4 system by pressing the power button on the front panel. The power indicator will blink for a few moments before turning off.
  • Once the PS4 system is off, press and hold the power button again, release it after you hear the second beep: one beep will sound when you first press, and another seven seconds later.
  • Connect the DUALSHOCK 4 controller with the USB cable and press the PS button on the controller.

Please noteSome Safe Mode options will result in the loss of data. Always attempt to back up data from your PS4 system to an external hard drive, USB storage device, or Online Storage before selecting an option from the Safe Mode menu.

Fortnite ce-30005-8 error code is a general error indicating that your game fails to load. A future PlayStation 4 firmware will fix the error code CE-30005-8 in Fortnite.