Titan Quest is an action-based role-playing hack and slash video game, published by THQ and developed by Iron Lore Entertainment in 2006. It’s available for Microsoft Windows and Android platforms. Now, some of the PC players are literally getting a couple of issues and most importantly the crashing issue. If you’re also facing the occasional crashing or launch crashing, then this troubleshooting guide is for you. Here we’ve shared how to troubleshoot and fix the Titan Quest Crashing issue.
We’ve provided a couple of possible workarounds that you need to follow step-by-step for better results or gaming experience. Additionally, we will recommend you check the system requirements first before heading over to any conclusion. Once you checked the minimum system requirements, then proceed to the troubleshooting steps below.
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Minimum System Requirements:
- OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10 32 or 64 bit
- Processor: 2.0 GHz CPU
- Memory: 1 GB RAM
- Graphics: 128 MB NVIDIA GeForce 6800 series or ATI Radeon X800 series or equivalent
- DirectX: Version 9.0c
- Storage: 5 GB available space
- Sound Card: DirectX compatible
Now, in order to check your system specifications, press the Windows key on your keyboard. Then click on Settings icon > Select System > Scroll down and click on About in the left pane. Here you can see device specifications and Windows specifications completely.
Additionally, you can go to the DirectX Diagnostic Tool interface to check the DirectX version, Feature level, and other system information. To do this, type dxdiag on the Run box (Windows + R) and hit enter.
Titan Quest Crashing: How to Troubleshoot and Fix it?
After checking all the common and required things, simply follow the steps below without further ado. It’s also expected to check the latest Windows and graphics driver version that whether it’s updated or not.
1. Update your Game (Latest Patch)
Most of the Windows PC video games usually face bugs or errors due to the outdated game version. Developers take much time to come up with hotfixes and till then all the players get affected quite badly. So, if your game is troubling you randomly, make sure to update your game to its latest patch. Go to the official game site and check for update announcements. If there is any update available, download the update via Steam or any dedicated game launcher easily.
Now, if the above method doesn’t work for you, then you can check out the next step.
2. Disable Antivirus Program
If you’re using any Antivirus software or Windows Defender (default) program on your PC in order to protect your system from any malicious files or unknown attacks, then you should do one thing. Either you can fully disable or uninstall the Antivirus program or you can add an exception for the Titan Quest game. So that the antivirus program won’t affect or block the Titan Quest game from running or launching.
While for the Windows Defender (default) program users can follow the steps below:
- Tap on the Windows key on your keyboard to open the Start menu.
- Now, click on the Settings icon > Click on Update & Security.
- Head over to the Windows Security tab.
- Click on the Virus & Threat protection.
- Go to the Virus & Threat Protection Settings > Click on the Manage Settings.
- Next, click on the Add or remove exclusions from the Exclusions option.
- Then select the Add an exclusion icon > Click on Folder.
- Click on the Titan Quest folder and click on the Select Folder.
- Finally, close the Settings window completely and launch the Titan Quest game to check for the issue.
3. Verify Game Files (Steam Users)
You can also verify the game files on the Steam client in order to check whether any game file is missing/corrupted or not.
- Launch the Steam client on your computer.
- Click on Library > Right-click on the Titan Quest game.
- Next, click on Properties > Go to the Local Files tab.
- Then click on the Verify integrity of game files.
- The Steam client will automatically check for game files and fix damaged or missing files (if any).
- Once the Steam client says that all done, reboot your computer or Steam client.
- Finally, launch the Titan Quest game and check for the crashing issue.
4. Update or Reinstall Graphics Driver
- Press the Windows key on your keyboard to open the Start menu.
- Type Device Manager in the search bar and click on it once the Device Manager appears on the search result.
- Head over to the Display Adapters > Click to expand the drop-down list.
- Right-click on your dedicated graphics card name > Either you can click on Uninstall Device or Update Driver. (Update is recommended)
- So, click on Update Driver and select to search for drivers automatically.
- If there is any driver update available, the system will automatically install it.
- Then reboot your computer and try to launch the Titan Quest game again.
If you’ve uninstalled the driver, then simply restart your PC and once the system will boot up, it will automatically search for the latest graphics drivers and install it. You can go to the Device Manager again and check for the dedicated graphics card driver. If not automatically installed, then head over to the respective graphics card official website and download/install the latest graphics driver.
5. Update your Windows
- Go to the Settings from the Start menu.
- Click on Update & Security > Click on the Download button if there is any new Windows Update available.
- Wait for the update to download and then it will ask you to apply the update by restarting your computer.
- The reboot process may take some time. So, have some patience and don’t turn off your computer during the installation process.
- Once done, check for the crashing issue by launching the Titan Quest game.
6. Disable Steam Overlay
- Launch the Steam client on your PC.
- Select Settings from the drop-down menu.
- Next, click on the In-Game option.
- Then you will need to uncheck the checkbox to disable “Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game“.
- Once unchecked, just click on the OK button.
- Finally, run the Titan Quest game again and check whether the issue is fixed or not.
That’s it, guys. We assume that you’ve found this troubleshooting guide pretty helpful and it solved the issue as well. If you’ve any queries, let us know in the comments below.