In this tutorial, we will discuss the reasons as well as the potential fix for Maneater overheating issues. This is an action role-playing game that takes the form of a third-person perspective. Assuming the role of a female bull shark, you are on a mission to fight off the fisherman that had attacked her in her childhood and also killed her mother. Apart from that, you will also have to survive from other dangers that are constantly looming around in the deep blue sea. For that, you could make use of the several attacks available at your disposal. These include dashing into enemies, coming out of the water, attacking enemies with your tails among others.
The game has just about been released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One and is slated for a later date for Nintendo Switch. But users trying out the game on their PC are facing overheating issues. It is not that they are having a low-end specs. Even on a graphics-intensive setup, there have been constant complaints of overheating with temperatures going up to 80º and above. So what exactly is this issue happening and is there any fix for the same? Well, let’s check it out.
Maneater Overheating Issues, Is there a Fix?
While the game has launched just yesterday, some of the other complaints have already started lining up. While most errors could be fixed quite easily, there’s one that needs immediate attention. Some of the users have started facing overheating issues as soon as they start playing the game. Well, just a 20-minute gameplay is enough to initiate this issue. The users facing this issue are having high-end graphics setup and are able to play other graphics-intensive games with quite ease, even at ultra mode. However, it is with this Maneater that they facing the overheating issue. One of the users echoing these sentiments has this to say on Reddit:
So as it is evident from the above post, he/she is having an i9 processor with liquid cooling technology. However even that fails to rectify this issue. Well, it could well be the case of a bad optimization as well, something that has happened with other games like Frostpunk or Starcraft 2 in the past. On that note, what could be done to fix this issue?
Well since the game has just about launched and the issue isn’t widespread as such, there is no official update or announcement on the same from the developers. But until then, we have found out a temporary fix. The thing is if you launch and play the game in a windowed mode, instead of the full screen, you won’t face this issue. We can’t say for sure that this is the universal fix and will work for every user. But there is no harm in trying out this fix, as it requires the minimum of efforts and could reap out the maximum benefits.
So with this, we conclude the guide on how to fix the overheating issues in the Maneater game. Although not many users are facing this issue as of now, the ones who are facing it might be definitely infuriating for them. So if you ever face this issue as well, do remember to play the game in windowed mode. We get it, this will ruin the gameplay experience, but at least your PC won’t overheat. With that said, as and when this issue gets officially addressed and a patch or fix is released for the same, we will update the guide accordingly. On that note, here are some iPhone Tips and Tricks, PC tips and tricks, and Android Tips and Trick that you should check out as well.