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User Info: yoshi006

yoshi006
3 years ago#1
I tried downloading some of the PS+ games, and this message has been on the Vita for about five minutes. Is this normal? What's going on?
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User Info: stargazer64

stargazer64
3 years ago#2
Just wait a little bit longer. I'm sure it will download soon.
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User Info: RHS_1

RHS_1
3 years ago#3
It's stuck. Happened to me more than a couple times too.

Reset and try downloading it again, it usually works the second time.

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User Info: KillingHarder

KillingHarder
3 years ago#4
There is a known glitch. Go down to the search bar and type in Download. You'll see other topics explain it.

User Info: GDoobah

GDoobah
3 years ago#5
It's a known problem that Sony refuses to acknowledge. Power off your Vita, turn it back on and try again.
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User Info: yoshi006

yoshi006
3 years ago#6
I hit cancel, and now it's stuck there. When I press the blue button I get a red minus sign in the top left corner. -_-
Good gameplay can easily salvage a bad story. Good story can never save bad gameplay.
The best games, however, have both.

User Info: BerlingerT

BerlingerT
3 years ago#7
stargazer64 posted...
Just wait a little bit longer. I'm sure it will download soon.


Don't do that.

This is a known issue happening all over the board with Vita's. There is no current permanent solution to the issue. The temporary workaround is to powercycle the device (Hold the Power Button until you get the option on the screen to shut down) and try again, though I have heard that turning on Airplane Mode and then re-enabling Wifi also works.
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User Info: cheezedadada

cheezedadada
3 years ago#8
stargazer64 posted...
Just wait a little bit longer. I'm sure it will download soon.


Legit LOL

...still laughing.
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mjc0961
3 years ago#9
stargazer64 posted...
Just wait a little bit longer. I'm sure it will download soon.


Haha!
sirtonne posted...
This topic is so stupid I had to slap my wife.

User Info: cheezedadada

cheezedadada
3 years ago#10
cheezedadada posted...
stargazer64 posted...
Just wait a little bit longer. I'm sure it will download soon.


Legit LOL

...still laughing.


STILL laughing FYI. That almost made it into the sig.


Just to be on topic though, yes TC the "preparing to download" bug sucks..I hate it!
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