Console Sharing and Offline Play on PS5 Not Working Fix (2023)

A lot of people use gaming consoles like PlayStation 5 to play their favorite game. Unfortunately, players are required to pay a certain amount to play their favourite games.

Apart from having some paid exclusive games, PlayStation 5 does have some free to play games that can be enjoyed without paying a single buck.

What if I will tell you that you can share your games with other PlayStation owners? Yes, sharing games with your friends and family is possible.

However, it requires some additional steps, and you can do it through the PS5’s game share feature.

In this article, we will talk about the Game Sharing feature and teach you how to enable it on your PlayStation 5.

What Is Game Sharing on PS5?

Game Sharing is a PlayStation 5 feature that allows you to share digital games with other PS5 owners.

Unlike PlayStation 4 you have to link your PSN account to the other console and enable an option called Console Sharing and Offline Play.

Other than that you can also share your PlayStation Plus Subscription with your friends and family members with the help of this feature. So, they can also enjoy PlayStation Plus benefits.

To use Game Sharing and Offline Play feature on PS5, you must enable it first. There are plenty of users who took to social media and complained that console sharing and offline play on PS5 is not working.

If you too are having the same issue then don’t worry, we have got you covered.

How to Enable Game Sharing and Offline Play on PlayStation 5?

Before I walk you through the process of enabling console sharing and offline play on PlayStation 5, let me tell you that you can only enable game sharing only in one console.

This means, you have to disable this feature on your main PS5 console before you can enable it on another console.

Here’s how to fix console sharing and offline play on PS5 not working:

  • First, log in with your PSN Account.
  • Once logged in, go to Settings.
  • Click on the User and Account and then click on Other.
  • There, you will see multiple options but you have to select Console Sharing, and Offline Play.
  • Under Console Sharing and Offline Play, you have to select Disable.
  • That’s it.

When you do this, other users on your PS5 console will not be able to access your digital game library and you would not be able to access your digital games offline you have to connect your console to the internet to verify the ownership.

Now, to start console sharing, you have to login using your PSN account into another console. If you don’t have an account then create one.

Then, go to the Console Sharing and Offline Play screen on the other person’s PlayStation 5 same as you did in your console. This time, you have to select the Don’t Disable option under the Console Sharing and Offline Play.

That’s all you need to know about how to fix console sharing and offline play on PS5 not working.

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