One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 Fix Lag Shuttering, Crashing or Launching or FPS Drop issue

Omega Force has developed a new action-adventure video game called One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4, published by Bandai Namco Entertainment in March 2020. The game is available for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch platforms. It’s the 4th edition in the Pirate Warriors series under the One Piece franchise. Now, a lot of people are getting performance issues with this game. So, if you’re also experiencing the same problem then you can follow this troubleshooting guide. Check how to fix One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 Lag Shuttering, Crashing or Launching or FPS Drop issue.

All of these performance or gameplay issues are quite common for a newly released game and we can expect that the developers will fix most of the issues with a new patch update very soon. However, if you can’t wait further and want to fix most of the issues by yourself then you can follow our possible workarounds that may help you a lot. So, without further ado, let’s jump into the steps.

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 Fix Lag Shuttering, Crashing or Launching or FPS Drop issue

Why Does One Piece Keep Crashing?

There can be possible reasons behind One Piece that keeps crashing on your Windows 10 PC. Let’s take a look.

  • Your PC configuration isn’t compatible with the game’s system requirements.
  • Some of the game files are either missing or corrupted.
  • Your PC is running on an outdated Windows OS or graphics driver.
  • An outdated DirectX version.
  • The game or the client version isn’t updated.
  • Any of the overlay apps are running in the background.
  • Windows Firewall or Antivirus program is blocking the game.

Fix One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 Lag Shuttering, Crashing or Launching or FPS Drop issue

First of all, you have to check out some of the common but important things as these can cause plenty of issues while installing the game or launching or playing the game as well. Before heading over to the troubleshooting steps, we will recommend you to check the system requirements below. Once done, check for the installed game disk space is enough or not. Then also check for any pending update for the Windows OS and graphics drivers.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 10, 64-bit or later
  • Processor: Intel Core I5-2300 / AMD FX-4350
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 / AMD Radeon HD 7870,2GB
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 40 GB available space

Recommended System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 10, 64-bit or later
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8400 | AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060, 3 GB | AMD Radeon RX 580, 4 GB
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 40 GB available space

1. Update Graphics Drivers

If you’re using the Nvidia graphics card then update the GeForce Experience app on your PC from the Nvidia official site here.

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But if you’re using the AMD graphics card on your system, then update the latest AMD Drivers from here.

2. Disable Steam Overlay

  • Open Steam on your Windows.
  • Head over to the Settings > Click on the In-Game option.
  • Click on the checkbox to disable “Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game“.
  • Once the checkbox mark is removed, click on OK.

3. Adjust Discord Settings to fix Pirate Warriors 4 Crashing

  • Launch Discord > Click on User Settings.
  • Select Voice & Video from the left sidebar.
  • Scroll down a bit and click on Advanced.
  • Next, disable OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco System, Inc.
  • Then disable Enable Quality of Service High Packet Priority.
  • Click on Overlay.
  • Disable in-game overlay.
  • Next, click on Appearance.
  • Scroll down to the bottom Advanced.
  • Disable Hardware Acceleration.
  • Once done, restart the Discord or restart the system.

4. Adjust Nvidia Control Panel Settings

  • Click on Adjust image settings with preview under 3D settings.
  • Select Use the advanced 3D image settings.
  • Next, open the Nvidia Control Panel.
  • Click on Manage 3D settings.
  • Then select Global Settings.
  • Now, adjust some of the additional settings:
    • Turn off Image Sharpening
    • Turn on Threaded Optimization
    • Power Management: Prefer Maximum Performance
    • Low Latency Mode: Off
    • Texture Filtering Quality: Performance

5. Adjust AMD Control Panel Settings

  • Click on Global Graphics.
    • Disable Radeon Anti-Lag
    • Disable Radeon Boost
    • Image Sharpening: Off
    • Anti-Aliasing Mode: Use Application settings
    • Set Anti-aliasing Method to Multi-sampling
    • Morphological Filtering: Off
    • Anisotropic Filtering: Disabled
    • Texture Filtering Quality: Performance
    • Surface Format Optimization: Enabled
    • Tesselation Mode: AMD Optimized
    • Turn off Wait for V-sync
    • OpenGL Triple Buffering: Off
    • Shader Cache: AMD optimized
    • Turn off Maximum Tesselation Level
    • GPU Workload: Graphics
    • Radeon Chill: Off
    • Frame Rate Target Control: Disabled

6. Verify Game Files on Steam (Steam User Only)

The Pirate Warriors 4 gamers on Steam can follow the below steps:

  • Open the Steam Library by logging into the account
  • Right-click on One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4
  • Click on Properties
  • Select the Local Files tab
  • Then click on Verify Integrity of Game Files
  • Wait for the process and then restart the game to check whether the issue has been fixed or not

7. Uninstall Windows 10 Updates (Unstable/Buggy Versions)

A couple of days ago, Microsoft has released a new update for Windows 10 with KB4535996. The KB4535996 cumulative update for Windows 10 is quite buggy and causing so many errors or problems.

  • Go to Start menu > Click on Settings
  • Next, click on Update and Security
  • Click on View update history
  • Now, if you can see that there is an update having KB4535996 has been already installed. Make sure to uninstall it.
  • Here you will see Uninstall updates option on the top of the page.
  • Click on it and select that particular update version.
  • Right-click on it and select Uninstall.
  • It may take some time to delete that update and your system may restart automatically.
  • Have some patience and you can also manually reboot your Windows PC (if required).

8. Clean Temporary Files to fix Pirate Warriors 4 Crashing

  • Press Windows key + R on your keyboard to open the RUN program.
  • Now, type %temp% and press enter
  • You will get a bunch of temporary files on a page.
  • Select all files by pressing Ctrl + A on the keyboard.
    Next, press Shift + Delete on the keyboard to remove all the files.
  • Some times some of the temporary files can’t be deleted. So, leave them as it is and close it.

9. Use CPU and GPU Clock Speed at Default Settings

If you’ve overclocked your GPU speed and experiencing the crashing or stuttering issue on the One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 gameplay or at the launching, make sure to use the MSI Afterburner tool or Zotac firestorm to underclock or set default clock speed. Now, you can try again to run the game whether it’s working or not.

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That’s it. We hope this guide was useful to you. You can comment below for any queries.

 

 

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