Path Of Exile has been serving its fans for almost a decade now. From the absurd amount of loot to the challenging and enjoyable combat, this game has it all. However, it is riddled with all kinds of weird bugs and issues that cause a lot of pain to the fans. One issue that has been particularly infamous for its inconvenience is the black screen issue in Path of Exile. Players have been reporting that whenever they launch the game, their screen just goes black. And even though they can hear all the background sounds, the game just becomes unresponsive.
Fans have been looking for ways to get rid of this issue. And, since the devs have been extremely quiet, we have decided to share some fixes of our own. Make sure you read every step carefully and follow along to get rid of this issue. Let’s get right to it.
Path of Exile Black Screen at startup: Fixes & Workarounds
Before we begin, let’s try the most reliable fix for any software-related issue- Restarting. Just close the game and launch it again to check whether the problem still exists. Continue reading if it does.
Set PoE to high priority
One reason for the game screen going black could be a shortage of resources that the game has access to. So we’re gonna set our game to high priority to make sure it has all the power it needs. Here’s how:
Open task manager
Right-click on PoE and go to Details
Once you are on the Details page, right-click on PoE.
Click on the Select Priority option and set it to High.
PoE should now have access to all the resources it needs. If the issue still persists continue reading.
Reinstall your game
One quick and assured way to get rid of almost any issue with any game is to reinstall it. Now, we know that this process sounds time-consuming, but when nothing seems to fix the issue, a clean installation of the game will get the job done. Here’s how to do it:
Go to your library
Right-click on PoE and click uninstall.
Confirm and uninstall your game.
Once the process has been finished, you can easily re-install the game from your Steam Library. Once the game has been reinstalled, your issue should be non-existent.
Now that your issue has been fixed, enjoy your Free-to-play PoE experience. Visit Digistatement for more articles like this. We hope this article was helpful to you. Thank you for reading!
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