Fans who are downloading the Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin demo are running into a significant error preventing them from launching the game. When trying to run the Final Fantasy Origin demo, players are getting an error message saying that they “can’t continue using this game or app” and that “the data is corrupted.” The solution given is to delete the demo from the PS5 and download it again from the library, but that isn’t necessarily going to work.
How to fix Final Fantasy Origin demo corrupted data error
Fixing the Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin demo corrupted data error isn’t necessarily as easy as reinstalling the game. After all, if the game download itself is corrupted, it will not help install it again.
The only fix to this issue right now appears to be closing the game and waiting. It’s likely that an update or a new version of the game will be released by Square Enix shortly that’ll eliminate this error. Whether it’s limited to specific PS5 consoles or if it’s an issue for everyone is the big question. Still, it’s widespread enough that many are complaining about the issue on social media.
Fortunately, figuring out how to download the Final Fantasy Origin demo is easy enough. So, once the issue with data corruption has been fixed, fans will be able to quickly find it. Given the limitations of the PS5’s UI, the whole process could be a lot more difficult, so it’s good Sony is finally getting that figured out.
Of course, those wanting to try the unique tie-in to the world of Final Fantasy 1 are pretty frustrated. The reveal of Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy is one of the most exciting of E3 2021 so far, and fans are ready to check out what’s in store for them when the full game releases in 2022.