Facing the error code np-44125-6 while trying to play No Man’s Sky with friends? Well, that’s annoying – especially if it’s ruining game night. No Man’s Sky is a popular space exploration and survival video game playable on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox consoles. The error code np-44125-6 is, however, exclusive to the PlayStation platform. It is accompanied by an extremely vague error message: ‘THE TARGET GAME INTENT TYPE IS NOT ALLOWED. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE PLACED THE PARAM.JSON PROPERLY’. Well, the message doesn’t speak volumes – at least not enough to understand the cause of the error. According to players, the error only pops up when they try to invite friends or accept their invites.
Note that the error code np-44125-6 isn’t exclusive to No Man’s Sky. Other multiplayer video games on PlayStation are also known to throw this error code. Well, fortunately, the fixes to this error are pretty straightforward. There are two verified fixes, and several general troubleshooting tips waiting for you ahead of this article. Keep reading this article to know!
How to fix the error code np-44125-6 in No Man’s Sky?
As mentioned before, the error code np-44125-6 may only appear for peeps trying to play a multiplayer game on their PlayStation consoles. No Man’s Sky is one of the popular video games affected by this error. To fix the error code np-44125-6 in NMS, all you need to do is move the game from the external hard drive to the internal/system driven on your PS console. Some video games cannot handle loading up on external drives and may misbehave. Most affected players have reported being able to solve the error code np-44125-6 by simply moving No Man’s Sky to the internal storage. You can also choose to uninstall the game and reinstall it into the internal hard drive.
If the above doesn’t help, you can try rebuilding your PlayStation console database. All you have to do is boot up in Safe Mode and choose Option 5 or Rebuild Database. To boot up in safe mode on your PS console, first make sure that your console is switched off. Now, press and hold the power button on your PS and release it after you hear the second beep. This will open Safe Mode options and then you can choose to ‘Rebuild database‘. Once done, check whether the error np-44125-6 persists in No Man’s Sky.
If none of the above works, try the following set of general tips:
1) Power cycle your PlayStation console.
2) Make sure No Man’s Sky is updated to the latest version.
3) Make sure your PlayStation console features updated system software.
4) Check your internet network.
5) Try connecting to a different network.
6) If you are unable to invite a friend, ask him/her to try inviting you.
7) Disable ‘Ambient Multiplayer‘ from Network Menu in No Man’s Sky and then re-enable it.
At least one of the above should take care of the error np-44125-6 in No Man’s Sky. If not, it may be a bug that requires an official addressal. You can choose to report it to Hello Games Support and wait for a resolution.