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How to Fix Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition PC Crashing, Black Screen, and Freezing Issues

Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition has arrived and has everything to excite you in this new action-RPG game. While many players are already enjoying the game, it seems that many players are also getting some issues while playing Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition. According to reports, players have been getting random Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition PC crashing, freezing, and black screen issues.

The game has started growing since its launch and to help you get the best gaming experience in Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition, we’re here to give you the most common and recommended fixes to solve the issues. Without further ado, let’s get into it.

Before Getting Started

At the start of our troubleshooting process, we want you to take a look at the system requirements of Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition. Make sure that your PC is powerful enough to handle the processing of the Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition. Below is the minimum and recommended system requirements of the game.

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Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64bit, Windows 8.1 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 4460 or over
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or over, VRAM 4GB or over
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 85 GB available space
  • Sound Card: 16-bit stereo, 48KHz WAVE file can be played

Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 6700K or over
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER or over, VRAM 6GB or over
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 85 GB available space
  • Sound Card: 16-bit stereo, 48KHz WAVE file can be played

For those who didn’t meet the minimum requirements, then the only way for you to play Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition is getting a hardware upgrade. Players who meet the minimum and recommended requirements can try the following fixes to solve the issues in the game.

How to Fix Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition Issues

Verify Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition Game Integrity on Steam

Every time that you encounter the game crashing on Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition, you should first verify the integrity of the game. This process will repair any damaged or missing files that cause your Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition game to crash. Below are the steps on how to do this:

  1. Open Steam and click the Library tab.
  2. On the left side, find and right-click Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition’s icon.
  3. Select Properties and go to Local Files tab.
  4. Under this section, 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.

Update PC Drivers

Another reason why you’re getting a black screen and random game crash while playing Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition is your outdated PC drivers. Below are the download links where you can get the latest and official drivers for your computer.

Stop Resource-Hogging Software

Chances are you have lots of applications installed on your PC. Some of these applications have been constantly using the resources that possibly trigger Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition crashing. We highly suggest closing the applications that you are not using while playing Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition.

Some of the most popular applications that eat lots of resources while in the background are web browsers like Chrome Browser, Media Players like VLC,  and more. You can also check the Task Manager and see if there’s any application eating lots of resources in your background.

Exclude or Temporarily Disable Antivirus

Another reason why Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition keeps on crashing on PC is your antivirus. Antivirus companies such as BitDefender, Norton, and ESET have been usually updating their software to enhance security. There’s a chance that Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition’s executable file (.exe) is being marked as a virus.

If you download Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition from the official site such as Steam, we’re 100% sure that the game files are safe. Your antivirus may be giving you a false positive report. So, you have to exclude the .exe of Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition and see if the problem has been solved.

By Earl Stewart

Earl is one of those gamers who will play almost any new games. But he more prefers playing FPS and open world games.