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NBA 2K20: How to Fix Error Code 4B538E50

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NBA 2K20: How to Fix Error Code 4B538E50

NBA 2K20 is finally out, allowing to create a player or jump into the action as your favorite team once more. However, as you’d expect from a new launch, there are some issues cropping up. So that you can get back into the action quickly, here’s everything you need to know about how to fix error code 4B538E50 in NBA 2K20.

Error code 4B538E50 is supposedly appearing for a few people, but thankfully it should be pretty easy to fix.

How to Fix Error Code 4B538E50 in NBA 2K20

According to 2K themselves, the error stems from not having the latest update data downloaded. The fix explanation from 2K says that you need to wait for the download to finish and head back to the main menu in NBA 2K20.

It also says that “playing a couple of games in “Play Now” mode is enough to trigger the download.” However, it might be best to simply restart your console and check if the update is downloading then.

You can also check for the update on some platforms. For example, you can press Options with the game icon selected from the PS4 XMB menu and choose ‘Check for Update’.

Once you’ve got the update downloading, it’s probably best to just wait for it to finish downloading before jumping in. Then, when you start playing, you shouldn’t have any further issues.

However, while that is the most common cause of the Error code 4B538E50 appearing in NBA 2K20, 2K has found a couple of other possible causes. They are:

  1. The account email confirmation needs to be sent again.

    You can head to the NBA 2K website, attempt to sign in, and re-enter your MyPlayer account name and password.

  2. You may have exceeded the number of allowed NBA 2K accounts on your console.

    You can’t have more than five accounts on one console.

  3. There may be some software blocking your connection to our servers.

    Follow the steps on 2K’s website to fix it.

  4. Reserved Space has been cleared on your hard drive.

It’ll likely be the issue mentioned at the top of this page, but it error code 4B538E50 keeps appearing, try some of the options above.

That’s everything you need to know about how to fix error code 4B538E50 in NBA 2K20. For more tips and tricks on the game, be sure to check out our wiki guide. We have also included some other helpful guides down below.

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