Whether you’ve been a fan of The Sims since the early days, or have just joined in the fun now, one thing’s for sure – the game is going to get you hooked.
Create any kind of person, life and house you wish and make all their decisions for them. Live out multiple dreams through a whole neighbourhood of Sims. From becoming a world-class artist to living your whole life unemployed – there are endless possibilities with The Sims.
The life simulation game was created in 2000 by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts. Back then, The Sims was launched on Microsoft Windows, but today you can play the game on all kinds of platforms.
However, it’s likely that now and again you may run into the odd error code. So, let’s take a look at Sims 4 PS4 error ce-34878-0 – What does it mean? And how to fix it.
Sims 4 PS4 error ce-34878-0
If you’re playing Sims 4 on a PlayStation 4 and come across error code ‘ce-34878-0’, your experience will probably also involve the game crashing.
To fix PS4 error ce-34878-0, please follow the steps below.
- Firstly, switch off the PS4. Turn off the console at the wall and unplug it from the mains for around a minute.
- Then, plug everything back in. Power on the PS4 and wait for it to load up.
This should have fixed the error, however, if not, please move onto the next steps.
- Uninstall the Sims 4 from your PS4.
- In the games menu, highlight Sims 4, with your controller, choose ‘options’, then ‘delete’.
- Then, reinstall the Sims 4. After reinstalling, the error code should no longer appear.
Should you still encounter error code ce-34878-0, please carry on with the following steps.
- Now, we need to re-initialize the PlayStation. This is essentially a factory reset, so please note that all information will be lost from your system once the re-initializing is complete.
- Select ‘Settings’ > Initialization > Initialize PS4 > Follow on-screen instructions.
Does error code ce-34878-0 occur with other games?
Yes, PS4 error code ce-34878-0 looks to be happening on a variety of games.
Essentially, this means that the game is crashing. Error code ce-34878-0 occurs on all kinds of PS4 games such as Apex Legends, Spiderman, Skyrim, Modern Warfare, Fortnite, Destiny 2, Dead Cells and Battlefield 5.
If you’re experiencing this error code, PlayStation advises following these steps from the PlayStation home screen.
Click on the game you were playing > Options > Check For Update > Install any updates required.
Settings > System Software Update and allow any system updates to install > Reboot entire system.
Sims 4 PS4 cursor glitch
As well as PS4 error ce-34878-0, Sims 4 players have been experiencing a cursor glitch, too.
There’s nothing worse when trying to play a game than the cursor disappearing or simply not carrying out the action you want it to.
Any seasoned Sims players will know that the game can become glitchy from time to time – especially if you’ve been using cheats.
However, in any case, the cursor can’t be glitching – this totally wrecks the game playing experience.
To fix the PS4 cursor glitch we’d advise updating both the Sims game and the PlayStation to the latest available software as outlined above. With new updates come new patches which correct different bugs that exist within the game.
Alternative solutions to the cursor issue include saving and exiting your game, then reopening The Sims 4.
Also, try navigating to ‘first-person view’, then revert back to ‘regular’ camera mode. This can make the cursor reappear in some cases.
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