How to Fix Crisis Core FFVII Reunion Crashing, Stuttering, Low FPS, and Lag Issues

This page will be covering the solutions on how to fix Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion crashing on startup, lag, FPS drop, and performance issues that have been appearing in the game

Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion is the latest game by developer Square Enix. Since its release, many players are complaining about the Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion crashing, lagging, and sometimes, black screen. While the developer has been continuously releasing new updates to fix these kinds of concerns, it seems that not every loophole has been fixed. While we are still waiting for a new update to fix these issues, here are the recommended methods to fix the Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion in-game issues.

Known Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion Issues

Here is the list of issues that have been reported by many players while playing Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion:

  • Crashing
  • Black Screen
  • Lag
  • Screen Tearing
  • Stuttering

Recommended Fixes for Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion Issues

There are lots of factors that may cause Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion crashes, black screen, lag, screen tearing, and stuttering. If you’re one of the Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion players having at least one of the mentioned issues, here are the recommended steps that you need to do to fix and address the problem.

Check Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion System Requirements

One of the main reasons for having Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion crashing and black screen issues are not meeting at least the recommended system requirements of the game. If you downloaded Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion without checking the requirements first, you can find the full system requirements below:

Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 / Windows 11 64-bit
  • Processor: AMD A8-7600 / Intel Core i3-3210
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 460 / Intel Arc A380 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 30 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
  • Additional Notes: 30 FPS @ 1280×720

Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 / Windows 11 64-bit
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 3 1200 / Intel Core i5-6500
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT / Intel Arc A750 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (VRAM 3GB)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 30 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
  • Additional Notes: 60 FPS @ 1920×1080

For those who meet the requirements but still getting the issues mentioned above, below are the fixes that you can try.

Update Your Drivers

Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion is released in a good condition. If you meet the minimum requirements of the game, it’s likely that your outdated graphics driver is the main reason why Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion is crashing. We highly recommend getting the latest update for your PC. You can visit your hardware manufacturer’s official website to get the latest update for your device.

Manually downloading and installing drivers for your PC is time-consuming. For some, updating drivers may be a little bit complicated. For those who want an easier method, we recommend trying IObit’s Driver Booster to automatically download and fetch the latest and needed driver update for your PC. In our case, we used Driver Booster to update and fix the crashing and performance issues in Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion. You can follow the steps below on how to use the software:

  1. Download Driver Booster.
  2. Once downloaded, install and run the software.
  3. Click the Scan button and let Driver Booster scan any outdated drivers on your PC.
  4. If the software found any outdated driver, click the Update Now button located on the upper left of the window.
  5. Wait until the Driver Booster finished the driver download and installation process.

Driver Booster

Note: Your PC may restart several times depending on the drivers that are being updated. Worry not, as this is a normal process for the Windows operating system.

After the driver update completion, try running Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion and see if you still encounter the issues that you have earlier.

Verify Game Integrity

Assuming that you tried the two methods above but still experiencing some Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion issues, you can try verifying the game integrity of Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion. Using this process, Steam will scan all the needed files or fix any corrupted files associated with Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion.

  • Open Steam and go to Library.
  • Select Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion from the game list on the left side.
  • Right-click and select Properties.
  • Click the Local Files tab.
  • Click the Verify integrity of game files… button.

Check out the image below for the steps.

Steam

Right after clicking the verify button, all you have to do is wait until Steam completes the file verification for Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion.

Kill 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 Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion crashing. We highly suggest closing the software that you are not using while playing Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion.

Some of the most popular software that eats lots of resources while in the background are Media Players, web browsers such as Firefox and Chrome,  and more. You can close these applications by closing them using the Task Manager.

Disable Antivirus

Another reason why Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion keeps on crashing on PC is your antivirus. Antivirus companies have been usually updating their software to enhance security. There’s a chance that Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion’s executable file (.exe) is being marked as a virus. Disable or temporarily disable your antivirus or any security programs on your computer. If you download the Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion from the official store, we’re 100% sure that the game files are safe. So, you have to exclude the .exe of Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion and see if the problem has been solved.

Contact the Official Support

If you’re still having some Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion issues after trying all the recommended fixes above, you can always reach the official support team of Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion. You can visit their official website or join the discussion on the Crisis Core – Final Fantasy 7 – Reunion discussion community on Steam.