[SOLVED] Everspace 2 Black Screen, Freezing, and Crashing Issues
Everspace 2, developed and published by Rockfish Games, is now available on PC and many players have already started their space exploration. While some are having fun playing the game, it seems that there are players who are having some in-game issues.
Some of the reported issues in Everspace 2 is the random game crashing, black screen, and game freeze during the battle. This kind of issues is a bit annoying, especially when you’re already winning the game.
For those who are getting this kind of issues in Everspace 2, we’re here to give you some of the most common solutions to fix the black screen, freezing, and game crashing.
At the very start of our troubleshooting process, first, we have to check if your PC meets the requirements of the game. Below are the system requirements of Everspace 2.
- OS: Windows 10 64-bit
- Processor: Intel Core [email protected] or AMD FX [email protected]
- Memory: 8 GB RAM
- Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 (3 GB) or AMD Radeon R9 290 (4GB)
- OS: Windows 10 64-bit
- Processor: Intel Core [email protected] or Ryzen 5 [email protected]
- Memory: 16 GB RAM
- Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB) or AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB)
Did you at least meet the minimum requirements? If no, then you have to get a hardware upgrade to play Everspace 2. If yes, then below are the fixes that you can try.
- Verify game integrity on Steam
- Download the latest drivers
- Stop resource-hogging applications
- Disable or exclude the game from antivirus
Verify Game Integrity on Steam
Every time that you encounter the game crashing on Everspace 2, you should first verify the integrity of the game. This process will repair any damaged or missing files that cause your Everspace 2 game to crash. Below are the steps on how to do this:
- Open Steam and click the Library tab.
- On the left side, find and right-click Everspace 2’s icon.
- Select Properties and go to Local Files tab.
- Click the “Verify integrity of game files…” button.
Wait until the verification is complete and see if the issue has been solved. If not, proceed to the next step.
Download the Latest Drivers
Another reason why you’re getting a black screen and random game crash while playing Everspace 2 is your outdated drivers. Below are the download links where you can get the latest and official drivers for your computer.
- Get the latest DirectX version
- Get the latest VCRedist version
- Get the latest dotNet Framework version
- Get the latest GPU drivers
All links above are from the official sources. Verified and safe!
Stop Resource-Hogging Applications
Chances are you have lots of applications installed on your PC. Some of these applications have been constantly using the resources that possibly trigger Everspace 2 crashing. We highly suggest closing the software that you are not using while playing Everspace 2.
Some of the most popular applications that eat lots of resources while in the background are web browsers such as Firefox and Chrome Browser, media players, and more. You can close these apps by closing them using the Task Manager.
Disable or Exclude the Game From Your Antivirus
Another reason why Everspace 2 keeps on crashing on PC is your antivirus. Antivirus companies such as Bitdefender, AVG, and more, have been usually updating their software to enhance security. There’s a chance that Everspace 2’s executable file (.exe) is being marked as a virus.
If you download the Everspace 2 from the official site such as Steam, we’re 100% sure that the game files are safe. So, you have to exclude the .exe of Everspace 2 and see if the problem has been solved.
Are you still having some issues while playing Everspace 2 after doing the recommended methods above? If yes, we highly suggest that you visit and contact the official support of the game as this might be an issue from the game itself.