Sifu early access not downloading on PlayStation? Try out these potential workarounds

Sifu is a new ‘beat ’em up’ action game with a setting focused on martial arts. It seeks to stand out thanks to a complete combat system and challenging difficulty.

Sifu will be available to all players on Windows, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 starting tomorrow (February 8). However, some players can download it in early access before

But Sifu’s early access is not working properly for some PlayStation players as the game is not available for download, according to multiple reports (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).

Sifu early access not downloading for some PlayStation players

Early access is reportedly not available for some PlayStation Sifu buyers even if they meet the conditions. Affected players are unable to start downloading the game on their console or platform.

early release download still not appearing.

I made sure i got the early access for ps4, yet i look at the twitter saying the problem is resolved but i sitll cant find a download. when i go to game library it tells me its on ps5, but when i click it says ps4 and 5. has anyone else been able to get the game?

The Sloclap team responded quickly to reports from buyers affected by the issue. At that time they even said that the problem was solved and that the game could now be downloaded on PlayStation.

The PlayStation teams have told us the early access issue is now resolved, and the game can now be downloaded! Again, we’re very sorry to all players who were hoping to play earlier today, we’ll have an exclusive gift for all Deluxe edition holders to share with you soon!

However, a short time later they confirmed that reports of some players on PlayStation unable to download the game were still emerging.

Some people seem to still experience issues when trying to launch the download from the PlayStation store. Try launching from the library, after restarting your console, and please let us know if you’re still experiencing issues. Thank you again for your patience!

In the above recognition the company also offers a potential workaround. But in case it doesn’t work, there are also others you can try.

Some potential workarounds

Here are some workarounds that could help in case you are one of the players experiencing the issue when downloading Sifu on PlayStation.

The first workaround (recommended by developers) is to restore the licenses in the PlayStation user’s account through the following procedure:


If you still can’t download the game, you can try to add any other item to the download library, cancel the download and then try to download Sifu.


Another alternative is to try starting the game download from the PlayStation app on your smartphone or tablet.


In case you haven’t been lucky and you still can’t download the game, all you have to do is wait for its availability to continue to spread and everyone can access it without problems in the next few hours or days.

We will keep our eyes open for further updates related to the matter that arise to update this story.

Featured Image: Sifu Twitter

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