PS5 gameplay not recorded issue: how to fix this

In this post, we discuss how to fix ps5 gameplay not recorded issue. 

The promise of next-generation gaming is efficiently delivered by Sony’s PlayStation 5. PlayStation’s gaming performance is better than ever. It’s one of the most exciting gaming products to have hit the entertainment market in recent times.  With its all-new futuristic design, you can expect amazing changes in gameplay and performance. PS5 easily offers 4K@60fps gameplay and comes with incredibly fast loading times due to its custom-built SSD. It’s brand new controller loads better than the previous P4 controller. While other gaming consoles like Xbox are quite similar to the PlayStation 5, PS5 takes next-gen gaming to a whole new level. Its futuristic design will definitely put you in awe with its minute details that complete the overall design of the console. It does require a decent space to place the console with adequate airflow. 

Another great reason to get your hands on the PS5 is the all-new DualSense controller. It comes with a touchpad and analog sticks, a light bar at its rear, and a trackpad at the front. The Create and Options buttons are much taller and they are easier to locate and press. It also sports a built-in speaker and a microphone. It offers the user a brand new chat experience. There’s also a newly added button that mutes the built-in microphone or the headset microphone.

If you are a fan of recording your gameplay or if you want to take screenshots of the game you are currently playing, you can do that more. The Create button on your PS5 controller will enable you to keep track of all your screenshots. One of the cool features of your PlayStation 5 is that video of recent gameplay will consistently and automatically be recorded. You can save anywhere from the last five seconds up to an hour of gameplay.

Here are all the wonderful things you can do to record your gameplay on the PS5,

  • Take a screenshot of the current game you are playing.
  • You can start a new recording of your gameplay. When you are done recording, press the Create button to stop the gameplay recording.
  • You can record upto one hour of gameplay.
  • Also, keep in mind that some games cannot be recorded or some scenes may be blocked and they may not be included in your video games.

Sometimes, you may face issues with gameplay recording and this article is focused on handling that. 

PS5 gameplay not recorded: how to fix

Let’s dive in and see what we can do to solve this issue!

The best way to deal with this issue is to restart your PS5 console. 

  • Switch off your PS5.
  • After your PS5 is switched off, press and hold the Power button on the front of the console.
  • You need to keep pressing the power button for a few seconds until you hear a beep.
  • This will force the console to shut down and any unsaved data will be lost. So, make sure your game saves are up-to-date.
  • To restart, press the Power button again and your PlayStation 5 should turn on automatically.

Usually, restarting your PS5 console will solve most of your major issues and you should be able to continue recording your gameplay.

Sometimes, the game developers decide they don’t want a certain part of the game to be recorded. In such cases,  the game developers may have disabled video/ screen recording. There’s really nothing much we can do in this scenario.

You may also try to video record your game but end up with only screenshots. Do not worry! You can easily fix this in a single step. Go to the Share menu in Settings. Check what video length for the video clip is set. You can set the time limit from 5 minutes to 60 minutes as the video record time.

Another common issue that users face when they are recording the gameplay is that the recorded video misses the audio part. Follow the below steps to make sure audio is included in your recorded gameplay video.

  • Go to Settings
  • Click on Sharing and Broadcasts > Audio Sharing Settings.
  • Select Include microphone audio in video clips.

Voila! You will now have no issues recording your  gameplay videos!