How to fix The Last of Us Part 1 Stuttering, Lags, and Freezing on PS5

The Last of Us Part 1 is an action-adventure sequel or a remake of 2013’s The Last of US. This new game features impressive gameplay visuals and controls including a great and enhanced combat experience and more. Although the game has been a big hit among critics and players, the game is having a few issues here and there, including stuttering, lags, and freezing on PS5. In this guide, you’ll get to know how you can fix The Last of Us Part 1 stuttering, lags, and freezing issues on PS5.

Method 1: Disable the rest mode

How to fix The Last of Us Part 1 Stuttering, Lags, and Freezing on PS5

  1. On your console, go to Settings
  2. Now, select System -> Power Saving -> and Set Time until PS5 enters Rest Mode
  3. Here, you’ll be able to set how long your PS5 can stay inactive before it’ll automatically enter Rest Mode
  4. You’ll need to select the “Don’t Put in Rest Mode” option for disabling this feature permanently

Method 2: Update your PS5 firmware

  1. Head over to Settings and then hit System
  2. Choose System Software and hit System Software Update and Settings
  3. Now, select Update System Software and then choose Update Using Internet

Method 3: Reboot your console

If you’re a PS5 console user and you’re having issues with the system performance or in-game performance, then ensure that you reboot the console to refresh the system. Sometimes, a simple restart of the console could fix the issue with the lags, crashes, or stutters.

Method 4: Power cycle the PS5

  1. First, you should shut down the console completely
  2. Remove the power cable from the console
  3. Wait for 20-30 seconds and then plug the cable back in
  4. Finally, you should turn on the console and then check for the issue once more

Method 5: Update the game

  1. Head over to your PS5’s home screen
  2. Navigate to the main menu on the top
  3. Now, go to the Games tab
  4. Scroll down to The Last of Us Part 1 and then highlight it
  5. After that, press the Options button on your controller
  6. Lastly, choose to Check for Updates in the drop-down menu
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