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Diablo 2 Resurrected Black Screen Fix | Solution For D2R Freezing

Many players are reporting the dreaded Diablo 2 Resurrected black screen and wondering how to fix it. Here's what you need to do.

Diablo 2’s remaster suffered from various launch issues related to crashing, high GPU temps, characters being deleted, server overload, and authentication problems. And now, some are even getting the much-feared black screen in Diablo 2 Resurrected. Here’s what you need to do if the game is freezing and you are unable to continue playing.

How to Fix Black Screen in Diablo 2 Resurrected?

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how to fix black screen diablo 2 resurrected freezing

There is no official fix to resolve the black screen issue in Diablo 2 Resurrected irrespective of the time when the freezing occurred (at launch or mid-way). All you can do right now is close the game and relaunch it. Use alt + ctrl + del to switch to Task Manager. From here find the program, right-click on it, then click on “End Task” to immediately stop the process.

There are a few things you can check just to be sure that the issue isn’t from your end:

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  • Check your internet connection.
  • Download the latest version of your GPU drivers.
  • Give any necessary permissions to the firewall and/or your antivirus.
  • Check the Diablo II resurrected server status.
  • Ensure that your PC supports the minimum or recommended system requirements for D2R.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS RECOMMENDED SPECIFICATIONS
OPERATING SYSTEM Windows 10 Windows 10
PROCESSOR Intel Core i3-3250 Intel Core i5-9600k
AMD FX-4350 AMD Ryzen 5 2600
VIDEO Nvidia GTX 660 Nvidia GTX 1060
AMD Radeon HD 7850 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT
MEMORY 8 GB RAM 16 GB RAM
HARD DRIVE SPACE 30 GB
NETWORK Broadband Internet connection
RESOLUTION 1280 x 720

If your system fits the requirements, then it’s the servers that are causing this problem. Once Blizzard fixes it and the servers become more stable, you will be able to jump into your game right away.

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That’s all about how to fix the Diablo 2 Resurrected black screen issue and freezing. In case the game is crashing as well or the in-game chat is not working, we’ve got guides to help you with that. There’s lots more in our D2R tips and tricks section so don’t miss it!