Hood: Outlaws & Legends is a unique take on the online Team Deathmatch style multiplayer game, and can quite often be plagued by a plethora of errors, black screens, and crashes. In this comprehensive guide, we will take a look at how exactly you can combat all of these problems with the game and ensure these crashes and errors do not hinder your experience. Make sure to follow closely for the best results. Right, let’s get into it.
- Launch option: First up, open up the Steam application from your desktop and find Hood: Outlaws & Legends in your library. Right-click on it, and select “Properties”. In the dialog box, under the space for Launch Options, type in the following command: “-dx11”. Once this is done, see if the error is fixed by launching Hood: Outlaws & Legends.
- Graphics card drivers: In case you use an NVIDIA graphics card, search up “NVIDIA download drivers” and add in the name of the card that you use into the search parameters and run the search. Download the corresponding driver file and wait for it to complete. Now, select the file you downloaded and run it to install the .exe file. In the installation wizard, select “Custom” install and check the box next to “Perform a clean installation”. Perform the same steps on the AMD driver download page in case you use an AMD card.
- Dual card setup: In case the device you use has a dual graphics card setup, make sure you are using the dedicated card by entering the Graphics settings in your windows menu and select “Browse”. Find the location of the game files of Hood: Outlaws & Legends in the SteamLibrary folder, steamgames, and finally common. In the Hood folder, navigate to the Binaries and then Win64 folder. Here, select the .exe file for Hood: Outlaws & Legends and select “Add”. Now, select Hood: Outlaws & Legends from the list and select “Options” and select “High Performance”. Launch the game again and see if the error was fixed.
- System OS and drivers: Always make sure you are running Hood: Outlaws & Legends whenever you want to play, on the latest version of Windows, and also try updating your System drivers from the Devices section of your Settings.