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Crackdown 3 Xbox One shutdown bug fix

Oh dear, there’s a Crackdown 3 Xbox One shutdown bug that’s affecting players, especially those on Xbox One X. The issue is stopping some from even trying to play the game full stop, such is its annoying nature. Here’s our Crackdown 3 Xbox One shutdown bug fix guide if you’re being plagued by it.

Crackdown 3 Xbox One shutdown bug

Crackdown 3 Xbox One shutdown bug error

The error is exactly like it sounds. Players who want to play the latest installment in the series are being unable to as the game keeps shutting their console down. This is happening to Xbox One X owners in particular, and it’s causing a lot of unsaved progress to be lost.

Users have taken to places such as the official Microsoft community forums to try and get a solution to the ongoing problem. It’s certainly causing a lot of grief for those who are only just starting out on their Crackdown 3 adventure and, the longer it goes on, the more likely it is that gamers will pack in trying to play it altogether.

Crackdown 3 Xbox One shutdown bug fix

Crackdown 3 Xbox One shutdown bug fix

According to one of the forum administrators, your best bet is to reset your console entirely. This won’t delete any other games or apps you have downloaded, as well as their save files, and may just do the trick in curing the Crackdown 3 Xbox One shutdown bug.

To reset your console, open up the Xbox guide and head to settings. From there, go to the “all settings” section, and then click on the “system” tab when you open that. Select “console info and updates” next, and then “reset console.”

Make sure you also click to save your games and apps before you reset it. Once that’s done, follow the on-screen instructions and you’ll be good to go. If this fix doesn’t resolve the Crackdown 3 Xbox One shutdown bug, you’ll have to contact Microsoft directly here to see how they can help further.