Sony is working on Until Dawn pre-order problems

Got a fear of a pre-order game downloading but not being playable? Unfortunately some people who have ordered horror Until Dawn (opens in new tab) are having just that problem but Sony is working on a fix.

Users on Sony's official forums (opens in new tab) have reported a '128 days until release' message showing once they've downloaded the game onto their PS4s. Insert terrible 128 Days Later horror joke here. Sony head Shuhei Yoshida has apologised for the problem and a solution is on the way.

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Posted in Sony's forums here (opens in new tab) is a potential fix involving downloading another title and restoring the licenses in the account management options. "We are actively working with the PlayStation Store engineering team to help investigate and troubleshoot the issue," says PlayStation support. Let's hope thats sooner rather than later. There are teenagers to slaughter.

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Louise Blain is a journalist and broadcaster specialising in gaming, technology, and entertainment. She is the presenter of BBC Radio 3’s monthly Sound of Gaming show and has a weekly consumer tech slot on BBC Radio Scotland. She can also be found on BBC Radio 4, BBC Five Live, Netflix UK's YouTube Channel, and on The Evolution of Horror podcast. As well as her work on GamesRadar, Louise writes for NME, T3, and TechRadar. When she’s not working, you can probably find her watching horror movies or playing an Assassin’s Creed game and getting distracted by Photo Mode.