The recently released game from Electronics Arts, EA Sports PGA Tour has some unusual and unexpected issues that many players are encountering. As per reports, the game is not launching and also showing a black screen. We have witnessed such kind of issues with other EA titles as well and therefore, it is normal to say that it is not a new thing for an EA game to have these issues. If you are also encountering the same, then you are at the right place. Carry on reading this guide till the end to find out everything about this topic.
EA Sports PGA Tour Not Launching, and Showing Black Screen Issue
When players are trying to launch the game from the shortcut icon or via Steam, they end up encountering a black window, and further, it results in a game crash. Moreover, for some players, the game is not even crashing completely, making them stuck on the Black Screen only. After facing the issue, the only option left for players is to hard restart their PC as even the “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” or “Alt+Tab” options are also not working properly. What makes this issue more miserable is the fact that there is no error code or message that pops up when this issue occurs. A lot of players are highly disappointed as they encounter this frustrating issue. But, is there any fix that can resolve it? Let’s see.
Is there any fix for this issue yet?
The issue we are discussing here has been noticed by one of the EA’s community managers. EA_Illium has opened the gate of complaints and has asked players to submit their dxdiag who are encountering this issue. It is hopeful that the developers find out the root cause behind this issue and then release a permanent fix for this in the upcoming patch updates. Meanwhile, here are some general fixes that you can implement to resolve this problem on your end.
Verify Game Files: Verify game files via Steam or EA App to resolve this problem by reinstalling the corrupted or missing game files. To do the same, follow these steps:
- Go to the game library on Steam
- Right-click on EA Sports PGA Tour
- Select Properties.
- Select the Local Files tab
- Click on “Verify Integrity of Game Files”
- Launch the EA app and go to the game library
- Select “EA Sports PGA Tour”.
- On the game’s page, look for the “Manage and Repair” option
- Repair the game files
Reinstall the game: If verifying the game files did not help you resolve the issue, try reinstalling the game via Steam.
Clear Cache in EA App: Clearing the EA App cache can also potentially resolve many issues and bugs in the game. To do the same, go to EA App > Options > Help > App Recovery > Clear cache. After this, launch the game, and then check if the issue persists.
Update Windows and Drivers: Ensure that your Windows and Graphics Drivers are updated to the latest version. To update Windows, you can type “Check for Updates” in the Windows Search box, and for updating the Graphics Drivers, you can visit the official website of your GPU manufacturer.
Well, right now, all we can do is hope that EA comes up with a fix for this problem, or else the game’s player base will plummet soon. For more such interesting content, make sure to visit Digistatement daily.
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