According to multiple threads over on Reddit, there’s a potentially devastating issue on PlayStation 4 right now, and it stems from simple messages. Users say that receiving certain messages can ‘brick’ your console, effectively breaking the system. We’re not totally clued up on the technical details yet, but the bottom line is that right now, a factory reset of your PS4 — which deletes all of your data — is the only guaranteed way to get your console up and running again.
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