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Far Cry New Dawn Troubleshooting Guide: Fix Lagging, Low FPS, Game Crashes, CTD, Black Screen, FOV, Error and Sound Problems

Far cry is a first-person shooter game developed and published by Ubisoft. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February 15, 2019, and received generally good reviews across the world.

I myself found this game quite impressive but during the game play, I have encountered many issues that need to be fixed. So, I thought of making a completed guide where I can provide the solution to the issues encountered. So, in order to reduce your inconvenience, occur during game play. I am here compiling this article to provide you more insight of the problems and solutions of the error.

The guide is available for everyone. You can even post the queries that you are facing if we have somehow missed them. Note that, some of the issue are still pending with us to resolve and we will update it once we find the solution. Until then, you can go through this guide. And before performing the manual steps, try downloading the Day1 patch and use that. Hopefully you will get all the solution then and there.

First step should be checking the minimum and maximum system requirements. Sometimes having unmeet resources would also result in interruption in game play. So, let have a look at the requirements of the system to play the game.

Far Cry New Dawn Minimum Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64bit versions only)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 2400 @ 3.1 GHz or AMD FX 6350 @ 3.9 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Video Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 (2GB) or AMD Radeon R9 270X (2GB) or better
  • Resolution: 720p
  • Video preset: Low
  • DirectX: DirectX June2010 Redistributable
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card with latest drivers
  • HDD: 30GB available space

Far Cry New Dawn Recommended Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64bit versions only)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.6 GHz or AMD Ryzen 5 1600 @ 3.2 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Video card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 (4GB) or AMD Radeon R9 290X (4GB) or better
  • Resolution: 1080p
  • Video preset: High
  • DirectX: DirectX June2010 Redistributable
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card with latest drivers
  • HDD: 30GB available space.

Please check the requirements before playing the game. Fulfilled requirements will result in improved performance and efficiency. If you have good high-end pc then you will not encounter the resolution and graphic issues.

Unable to install Far Cry New Dawn:

The first and foremost issue that you will face would in installation of the game. This is quite common that you are trying to install the game and its not working. So, don’t worry, we have following solution to fix the issue: –

  •  Usually if we you have an antivirus software installed in your system, then that might be blocking the game from being installed. For example, Norton antivirus system block the game from being installed. If so, then go to setting and turn off your antivirus software for some time until you get your game installed.
  •  If turning off anti-virus does not help, then the DVD of the game may have issue. Check the DVD do check if it does not have the scratches on it. If so, then replace the DVD and then re-install the game.
  •  And if you are downloading the file using iso file then check the iso file. Sometimes we install the game using the corrupt iso image. If so, then replace it and start the clean installation.

Most of the time re-booting the PC works for all minor issues. You can reboot the PC and then re-install the program.

Far Cry New Dawn won’t Start, won’t load or crashes on launch:

The updates play a very important role in this. If drivers are updated, then there going to be no issue. Reinstall the game and start with the video driver, check if they are updated and if not, then download them and put them in correct place. You can Infact manually download the drivers from the official site given below.

  1. Download Nvidia Card drivers.
  2. Download AMD ATI Card drivers.

If still nothing is working, then try checking the issue with DirectX. It is quite important that you must have the most recent version installed in your system. Is still the problem persists, try turning off User Account Control (UAC).

Turning of UAC:

All the windows system has this feature where you can block the new apps from installation if there are any trust issues with them. So, make sure that this setting of your PC is off. Might be this setting is blocking the game from installation. And you can do so by following steps:

  •  Click start button and the search for UAC.
  •  Clock on UAC and then drag the slider to the down.
  •  Restart the pc and check again.

Far Cry New Dawn Lagging, Freezing and Low FPS Problems:

Lagging is quite annoying when you are playing a game that is very gripping. This option by which you are reduce lagging. And do so, do the below steps:

  1.  Start the Nvidia Control Panel and go to Manage 3d settings.
  2.  Go to program setting and look for power management.
  3.  Just go there and choose performance option. This will reduce lagging.

Far Cry New Dawn Stuttering issue:

Stuttering is quite similar to lagging, but this is related to video and audio both. If you are having issues with the audio section, then you have to work on sound river part. If your system is having old drivers, then also this problem occurs.

Far Cry New Dawn Resolution Issue:

Sometimes when you are playing the game and facing the resolution issue such as you might not be able to adjust the screen resolution. The issue is directly related to the video drivers.

So, update your video drivers and you will do the below steps:

  1.  If the game resolution is high, then is there are very large chances that you are facing lagging. You should ensure that you have minimum system requirements before playing the game because that can also reduce the quality of the game if not fulfilled properly.
  2.  You should free your maximum resources while playing the game. Reduce the application that you are using while playing the game. Shut down the unused running apps and in fact the ones which are consuming highest resources. You can shut them down from the task manager, by simply killing their processes in order to free the maximum CPU and RAM.
  3.  Turing the Vsync and Antialiasing will also work. You can turn that off from the graphic card control panel. Turn off triple buffering that will also work.
  4.  Disable D3DOverrider. Triple buffering and Vsync.

These all will result in increased performance. Launch the task manager and go to processes. See auc.exe. Right click the exe file and set the priority high. This will let game to use max CPU. These are absolute good solution that will result in smooth run of game.

Far Cry New Dawn Mouse Lagging:

Mouse lagging occur when you move and see the character. Fix that by doing the steps below

  1.  Go to video control panel.
  2.  Set max frame = 2.

This will help in reducing the mouse lagging.

Far Cry New Dawn disk read error:

If such issues are occurring then you need to remove the CD, clean it. Update the drivers and insert it again and test back.

Far Cry New Dawn Crashes to Desktop during Gameplay:

If your game is continuously crashing, then definitely you should perform the steps given below.

  • The common thing to reduce is to kill the processes as stated above. Go to task manager and kill the processes using highest resources.
  • Optimize your PC, that’s is the next step. Go to configuration tab and then on the run type misconfig and hit enter. Choose the service you want to disable and then kill it and reboot the PC.
  • Turning off your antivirus is also a solution to your issue.
  • If still you are facing the issue, then check the graphic card control panel and assign single GPU for the game. Generally, two GPU are selected that also cause the issue.
  • Those who are using Nvidia graphic card, enable the thread optimization, that will help you fix the issue.

Far Cry New Dawn Black Screen problem:

Black screen is the problem in which the audio is coming but the video is not coming. The video drivers turn out to be a savior in this case.

  • Start with installing video drivers and then update the motherboard driver which can be easily available from the official sites.
  • Turn off Vsync, anti-aliasing and filtering. Try running the game by lowering their settings.
  • Disable the anti-virus software that might hamper the screen.
  • Kill unwanted process through task manager.

Far Cry New Dawn No Audio:

1. Sometimes the audio doesn’t work that is quite directly related to DXDiag.
• Go to DirectX windows and then click on sound.
• Lower the sound acceleration and you are done with the fixing of the issue.

2. Update the audio driver from the official site and then motherboard drivers. Just download them and install and test back.

3. Go to control panel. Look for hardware and sound. There clicks the communication tab, click do nothing and then restart the PC.

Unable to save game on stream:

Streaming issues are also issuing that occur while playing the game.

  • Exit the game and then reboot your PC
  • Start steaming again and validate the game files
  • Login to the account and then go to library section. Choose the game folder and then go to local file tab.
  • Verify the integrity of game cache.

Far Cry new Dawn Installation error and solutions:

Error: “Cannot Install Far Cry New Dawn”

This is the most common error occur during installation of the game. There is nothing exact reason for this error but definitely the solution will help you resolve them.

Check the minimum requirements. Check that you are having enough hardware. Update the GPU drivers. Update the DirectX version. These steps will surely resolve the problem.

Error: “The application failed to initialize properly”

This issue occurs due to outdated version of Microsoft visual runtime libraries. You can download the latest version of the library file from the link stated here on this page for free.

Error: “Far Cry New Dawn Install Fails, cannot install”

This error occurs due to old version of Microsoft C++. You can download the new setup file. Clean the older one and then install again.

Click on Microsoft C++ and remove it then go to official site and download the latest one. Install the file and then reboot the PC.

So, we have stated all the issues which we have faced till now and we will further update if there is another troubleshooting that needs to be added in this manual. Guys keep posting your queries so that we can find their solution if in case we have missed them here.

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