Deadside is an online multiplayer survival game that offers shooting modes in a post-apocalyptic world. You will need to protect yourself and your squad by hunt down enemies. Additionally, you have to build your shelter and keep fighting hard. The game is in early access mode right now that has been developed and published by Bad Pixel & released in April 2020. It’s available for the Windows platform as of now. Just like other PC games, this game also has some issues, and players are getting Deadside Crashing with Fatal Error that you can fix out by following the guide below.
Not only, it has fatal error issue, but also plenty of players are encountering DirectX Runtime, launching errors, black screen, startup crashing, etc. However, in this troubleshooting guide, we will only discuss the fatal error and its solution so that you can easily run the game without waiting for an official patch. Now, without wasting any more time, let’s jump into it.
Deadside Games Crashing with Fatal Error: How to Fix?
So, according to some of the affected players, while starting the game on Steam client, the game loads anti-cheat program but doesn’t start actually. Reinstalling, verifying game files, network reset, drivers update won’t come in handy at all. It’s worth mentioning that the fatal error shows an error notice like “The game has crashed, uploading crashdumps… Uploaded successfully!”. So, if you’re also facing the same error message, then follow the steps below.
1. Disable Integrated GPU
Make sure to disable the integrated GPU on your Windows PC that comes preloaded with processors. Head over to the dedicated graphics card settings and choose the high performance that will enable the dedicated graphics card usage.
2. Update Windows OS
Check if there is any pending Windows update available or not. In order to do that, follow the below steps:
- Click on Start > Click on Settings (gear icon).
- Select Update & Security > Under the Windows Update section, you can see Updates available notice. Just click on Download and let the system to download and install the latest updates automatically.
- If not available, then click on Check for updates.
- Once done, restart your PC and run the game again.
While Windows 7 users can download and install the Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 update in order to fix this issue. If in case, the fatal error persists, then we will recommend you installing the KB3080149 (64-bit) update to solve the error properly.
That’s it, guys. We hope you’ve found this troubleshooting guide so useful. For any queries, you can comment below.