Starfield Early Access Not Working Fix (Xbox & PC)

Can't play Starfield early access because it says "You’re too early"? Here is how you can fix it.

Many players need a fix for the Starfield Early Access not working on Xbox and PC. No matter if you have the Premium edition or the Constellation edition of the game you may still get this error. It can be super annoying because with early access you get to play this game 5 days earlier than other players that have the standard edition. Luckily there are ways you can solve it. So here are all the fixes that you should try out.

How to Fix Starfield Early Access Not WorkingStarfield Early Access Not Working Fix For Premium Edition

This is a fix for players that have the premium edition via Xbox Game Pass. It seems to be working for Reddit users u/Braindrain135 and u/Flaky_Bullfrog_4905. You can check out their posts here and here.

  1. Go to Microsoft Store.
  2. Search for Starfield.
  3. Click on the game and it should ask you to download it again.
  4. Wait for the download to complete.
  5. Select the premium edition of the game.
  6. You should be able to play now.

Do note that many people have complained about it still not working for them. If that is the case with you then you can try the platform-specific fixes below.

Starfield Early Access Xbox Fix

  • Try updating the Art Book: As per Reddit user u/Onlyhere4funbruv, this method seemed to work. You can update both the game and the artbook and restart your Xbox. Once it is back on, try playing and it should work.
  • Deselect Premium Upgrade: An alternative fix that worked for user u/matthewgoodnight was to deselect the premium upgrade.
    1. Go to order History
    2. Here, view or manage premium upgrade.
    3. Deselect it and save the changes.
    4. Try playing now and you shouldn’t have this issue.
  • Delete Save Data: Another fix that could work for you is to Manage Game Data and delete the save data for Starfield. Restart your Xbox and check if the game works.

PC Fix

  • Launch from Windows search: This method is somewhat tied to the above main fix.
    1. Close Gamepass for PC.
    2. Search for Starfield on the Windows search bar and launch from here.
    3. The game should directly launch now.
    4. In case you do get the “You’re too early” error, then try launching it from the Microsoft store.
  • Verify File Integrity: If you have the game on Steam then you can try verifying the integrity of game files. Once it is done restart the system and the game should start working this time.

That’s all on how to fix Starfield Early Access not working for Xbox Premium Edition and on PC. For more on this game, you can check out our guides on how to change FOV, the total number of planets, and how character creation works.