Fix: King Arthur Knight’s Tale Low FPS Drop Issue

King Arthur: Knight’s Tale is a Role-playing Tactical Game – a unique hybrid between turn-based tactical games (like X-Com) and traditional, character-centric RPGs. The game is now available for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X. As the game was released recently, some players have the King Arthur Knight’s Tale Low FPS Drop Issue on their PCs.

Now, if you’re also one of the victims to encounter such an issue then don’t worry because here we’ve shared all the possible workarounds for you that should gonna help you out. Even after getting positive reviews on both platforms, the chances are high that somehow PC gamers are encountering several issues whatsoever, such as crashes, lags, stutters, black screen, etc. Meanwhile, the low frame rates count during the gameplay is ruining the experience.

Fix: King Arthur Knight's Tale Low FPS Drop Issue

Fix: King Arthur Knight’s Tale Low FPS Drop Issue

Sometimes due to the graphics-intensive game, it may be possible that your PC hardware or the software is having some issue. Whereas outdated graphics drivers, an outdated game version, outdated Windows version, issues with the game files, etc may cause lower frame rates in the gameplay. Additionally, issues with the in-game graphics settings, issues with the integrated graphics card, and running unnecessary background tasks can trigger FPS drops.

Luckily, there are a couple of common ways to eventually prevent or fully fix such an issue that you can find below. It’s also worth mentioning that depending on whatever PC configuration you’re using, the gaming experience may get triggered because of the outdated specs or low-end specs. So, you should really check it out. Now, without wasting any more time, let’s get into it.

1. Change High DPI Settings

Sometimes changing the high DPI settings for the game application executable file may fix frame drop issues. You can try it out.

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  • Launch the Steam client > Go to Library.
  • Right-click on King Arthur Knight’s Tale > Go to Manage.
  • Click on Browse local files > The game installed folder will open on File Explorer.
  • Here you’ll need to scroll down the page a bit and you’ll find the GhostwireTokyo.exe application file.
  • Simply right-click on this file > Click on Properties.
  • Click on the Compatibility tab > Click on Change High DPI Settings.
  • Enable/Checkmark the “Override high DPI scaling behavior. Scaling performed by: Application” checkbox.
  • Then click on OK > Click on Apply then try running the game again.

2. Disable Fullscreen Optimizations

Try disabling the fullscreen optimizations on your PC to make sure there is nothing conflicting with the game launching or gameplay.

  • Launch the Steam client > Go to Library.
  • Right-click on King Arthur Knight’s Tale > Go to Manage.
  • Click on Browse local files > The game installed folder will open on File Explorer.
  • Here you’ll need to scroll down the page a bit and you’ll find the GhostwireTokyo.exe application file.
  • Simply right-click on this file > Click on Properties.
  • Click on the Compatibility tab > Click on Disable Fullscreen Optimizations to enable/checkmark it.
  • Finally, click on Apply and then OK to save changes.

3. Update Graphics Drivers

It’s recommended to check out graphics driver updates on your PC so games and other graphics-intensive programs can run properly. To do so:

  • Right-click on the Start Menu to open up the Quick Access Menu.
  • Click on Device Manager from the list.
  • Now, double-click on the Display adapters category to expand the list.

Device Manager Update Display Adapter

  • Then right-click on the dedicated graphics card name.
  • Select Update driver > Choose Search automatically for drivers.
  • If there is an update available, it’ll automatically download and install the latest version.
  • Once done, make sure to reboot your computer to change the effects.

Alternatively, you can manually download the latest version of the graphics driver and install it directly from the official website respective to your graphics card manufacturer. Nvidia graphics card users can update the GeForce Experience app via the Nvidia official site. Meanwhile, AMD graphics card users can visit the AMD website for the same.

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4. Run the game as an administrator

You should also run the King Arthur Knight’s Tale game executable file as an administrator to avoid user account control-related privilege issues. To do this:

  • Right-click on the King Arthur Knight’s Tale exe shortcut file on your PC.
  • Now, select Properties > Click on the Compatibility tab.

  • Make sure to click on the Run this program as an administrator checkbox to checkmark it.
  • Click on Apply and select OK to save changes.

5. Close Background Running Tasks

Sometimes unnecessary background running tasks or programs can also consume a higher amount of CPU or Memory resources on the system which may cause crashes, lags, stutters, FPS drops, etc issues whatsoever. To do that:

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  • Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys to open up the Task Manager.
  • Now, click on the Processes tab > Click to select tasks that are unnecessarily running in the background and consuming enough system resources.
  • Click on End Task to close it > Do the same steps for all unnecessary tasks one by one. End Task Manager
  • Once done, restart your system to apply changes.

6. Set High Performance in Power Options

If in case, your Windows system is running on the Balanced mode in Power Options that means the system and hardware aren’t running to their full potential. For the intense gameplay, you can simply set the High-Performance mode for better results. However, the high-performance mode will gonna consume higher battery usage if you’re using a laptop. To do this:

  • Click on the Start Menu > Type Control Panel and click on it from the search result.
  • Now, go to Hardware and Sound > Select Power Options.
  • Click on High Performance to select it.
  • Make sure to close the window and fully shut down your computer. To do this, click on the Start Menu > Go to Power > Shut Down.
  • Once your computer is fully turned off, you can power it on again.

7. Enable Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling

It’s also worth recommending enabling the Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling option on your Windows computer (if available). To do so:

  • Press the Windows + I keys on the keyboard to open Windows Settings.
  • Now, go to System > Click on Display > Head over to Multiple Displays.
  • Select Graphics settings > Turn on the Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling option.
  • Finally, reboot the system to apply changes.

8. Adjust In-Game Graphics Settings

By adjusting the in-game graphics settings, you’ll be able to fix graphical glitches, stutters, and frame drops up to some extent. To do so:

  • Launch the Steam Games Launcher on your PC > Open the King Arthur Knight’s Tale game.
  • Once you’re in the gameplay, press the Escape key to go back to the main menu.
  • Now, click on Options > Go to Video > Under the Basic tab, set Display Mode to Windowed or Fullscreen.
  • Set the display resolution to recommended one whatever resolution is supported by your monitor or display device.
  • Try turning off the Vertical Sync (V-Sync) option or vice versa to cross-check the performance.
  • Next, head over to the Advanced tab > Select Medium or High or Ultra High to Choose Preset depending on the PC specification.

9. Enable Game Mode, Game Bar, and Disable Capture

Make sure to turn on Xbox Game Mode on your Windows PC whether you’re using Windows 10 or Windows 11. It’ll eventually boost the gaming experience during the gameplay. To do so:

  • Just press the Windows + I keys on the keyboard to open Windows Settings.
  • Click on Gaming > Select Game Mode.
  • Then select Turn it on. By doing so, you’ll be able to optimize your PC for play by turning things off in the background.
  • Next, go back to the Gaming section again > Turn on Xbox Game Bar. [If it’s already enabled then try turning it off and check for the issue]
  • You’ll need to turn off Captures to improve gaming performance a bit.

10. Select Dedicated GPU

It’s worth recommending selecting a dedicated graphics card if you’re using an external GPU. Selecting the dedicated GPU for games will allow PC gamers to gain higher frame rates and a better graphical experience than an integrated GPU.

  • Click on the Start menu > Search for Graphics Settings and get into it.
  • Inside this, make sure that the Desktop app is selected > Click on Browse.
  • File Explorer window will open and head over to the installed Steam Launcher folder.
  • Click on the Steam Launcher application exe file and add it to the list.
  • Now, click on Options of Steam Launcher > Click on High Performance.
  • Click on Save then try launching the game again to check for the issue.

11. Reinstall King Arthur Knight’s Tale

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If none of the methods worked for you then try uninstalling and reinstalling the King Arthur Knight’s Tale game on your PC.

  • Open the Steam client > Go to Library > Right-click on King Arthur Knight’s Tale from the left pane.
  • Click on Uninstall and follow the on-screen prompts to complete it.
  • Once done, make sure to close Steam, and reboot the PC.
  • Finally, launch Steam and install the game again.

That’s it, guys. We assume this guide was helpful to you. For further queries, you can comment below.

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