How To Fix Darktide Crash On Startup Issue

Here is our guide on how you can fix Darktide crashing on startup.

With Warhammer 40K Darktide, players can go through an intense first-person co-op experience in the city of Tertium. However, some players are experiencing an issue where the game crashes before they can even start and play it. Such issues and errors can be quite annoying and very frustrating from the players, perspective. So here is our guide on how you can fix crash on startup issue in Darktide on your PC.

Darktide Crashes on Startup Fix

crash on startup issue fix in darktide

Here is a list of fixes you can try to resolve the issue of Darktide crashing on startup/black screen.

Note: Before trying out the fixes make sure you have the minimum system requirements required for the game to run smoothly

Update the Graphics Drivers

update graphics drivers

As the game won’t be able to run on outdated graphic drivers smoothly, you can encounter issues like the game crashing at the startup. To resolve this issue you can simply update your driver to the latest version. You can check for updates or download the latest one through your dedicated graphic card software or manually from the device manager.

Verify the Integrity of Game Files

verify the integrity of game files on steam

Corrupted game files can cause many issues while running the game. You can check for corrupted game files and update them with the latest and updated ones by using the Verify the integrity of game files option in Steam. Here are the steps you can follow to do so

  • Open Steamapp, and click on the library.
  • Right-click on Darktide and click on the properties.
  • Head to the Local files tab and click Verify the Integrity of Game files option.

Revert Overclocks

This issue can also be the result of unstable overclocking. An unstable GPU won’t be able to load your game properly reason why it may crash before starting up. You will have to revert the GPU back to its stock configuration to resolve this issue.

Check Internet Connection

In multiplayer games like this, a stable internet connection is a must to run the game smoothly and without any issues. Bad or unstable networks can cause the game to not encounter such issues resulting in the game not starting properly. To resolve this check if you have good internet connectivity on your device. You can always try switching to other networks to see if it resolves the issue.

That is everything on how you can fix crash on startup issue in Darktide on your device. If you want to check out the release date of Warhammer 40K Darktide on console here is our guide.

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