Whenever a new game gets released, it brings a lot of new issues along with it. Although Lost Ark is a title that is not new for players in the Korean region, it is new to the Americas and Europe region. Currently, this game is quite popular, but unfortunately, some players are encountering the Lost Ark crashing, freezing, black screen issues. If you are also among these players, continue reading this article to know how you can fix such issues easily.
Fix: Lost Ark crashing, freezing, black screen issues
Issues like crashing, freezing, black screen occurring while running Lost Ark on PC develops on the end of players. Therefore, there aren’t any dedicated fixes available to resolve these issues. But, you must not worry as we have listed some generic workarounds that will definitely help you out in resolving such issues. Here is the list of all the workarounds:
Verify Integrity of Game Files: To ensure that all the Lost Ark files are complete and up to date, you must verify the game files from Steam. For that, open Steam > Right-click on Lost Ark (game library) > Properties > Local Files > Verify Integrity of Game Files. This process might take a few minutes as it checks and reinstalls every missing or corrupted game file.
Game Compatibility: Head to the game installation folder of Lost Ark, right-click on the LOST ARK application, and select Properties. Here, go to the Compatibility tab and select/enable the Disable Fullscreen Optimizations option.
Windows Display Settings: Right-click on the desktop and select Display Settings. Here, you must ensure that the Scaling option is set to 100% and you are using the native (default) resolution of the monitor.
Ending processes from Task Manager: Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open the Task Manager. From here, you must end all the tasks that could show an overlay on your screen while playing the game. For example, Discord, Nvidia GeForce experience, etc.
Update Graphics Drivers to the latest version: To update your graphics driver, you must head to the following links:
Update Windows to the latest version: For updating Windows to the latest version, type “Check for Updates” in the Windows Search Bar and update your system if an update is available.
NVIDIA Image Scaling: If you are using the NVIDIA GeForce Experience application, then you must enable the NVIDIA Image Scaling option. For that, open NVIDIA GeForce Experience > Settings > General > Enable Image Scaling.
So, this all was some workarounds that you must try to fix the Lost Ark crashing, freezing, black screen issues. If you found this article helpful, share it with your friends. Here are some other Lost Ark issues on which DigiStatement has guided everyone:
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