PC video games are no strangers to crashes and errors, partly due to there being so many configurations. Eastward has launched for PC and gamers are reporting that the game is crashing while playing or at launch. Here I will help players with how to fix the Eastward crash on PC.
How To Fix Eastward Crash
One reason behind the in-game crash is the players using third-party software that could interfere with the game like MSI Afterburner, Discord, RGB software, or more. Diable any tool or software you have installed and also disable the Steam in-game overlay and Geforce in-game overlay. This will fix the in-game crash issue.
It’s unlikely that your GPU could cause the game to crash considering Eastward requires a GTX 750 Ti in its recommended specs. Unless you are using a very old GPU. However, do try to reinstall or update the GPU driver and do a clean installation.
Those experiencing the crash at launch issue with the game, try giving the game admin rights. Right-click Eastward in Steam > Manage > browse local files. Right-click the game’s exe > Properties > Compatibility tab > check “Run this program as administrator” and hit apply. This will fix the crash at launch issue with the game.
Your anti-virus could be blocking important game files. Players can fix this by either disabling the real-time protection or exclude Eastward’s folder from the anti-virus. After that, verify game files and Eastward won’t crash at launch.
Another reason for the game’s crash at launch issue is missing or have corrupt Visual C++ Redistributable files. Download and install the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables both x86 and x64 versions. Launch the game and it’ll work just fine without crashing.
That is all for our guide on how to fix Eastward crash on PC. If you are facing errors and issues with other PC games or your PC then also see our hub for commonly occurring PC errors and their fixes.