Fix: Fall Guys Keeps Crashing on Startup on PC

Fall Guys

You all might have heard the name of game Fall Guys. The Fall Guys is a battle royale game that comes with unique gameplay. This game gained popularity during the COVID times and is still growing. In the game, the users were given a character that looks like a jelly-bean structure and you have to compete with other players to win the game. The users love this game a lot and play it with whole fun.

There are some users who have reported an issue with the game. They are reporting that the game is crashing on their system at the time of startup. It is creating issues in the running of the game due to which the users are getting annoyed. We are here with the methods that we will share with you through which you will be able to fix this issue in the game.

Fall Guys

Why the game is crashing on your computer?

The game might be crashing due to a lot of reasons on your computer. We are listing some of the reasons for you so that you will be able to analyze the cause of the problem that you are encountering with the game.

  • Your PC does not meet the system requirements.
  • There might be some corrupted files in the game.
  • You have not updated your Windows or graphics driver.
  • Your internet connection is not working properly.
  • There might be some problems with receiving responses from the server.

How To Fix This Crashing Issue on Your System

Fall Guys

We are here with the troubleshooting methods through which you can easily try fixing the crashing issue on your system. Make sure to implement all of them properly to try to resolve this issue.

Check System Requirements

For running the game on your system. You will need to have the following specs on your PC. Check the specs and ensure whether your system will be able to run the game or not.

Minimum or Recommended System Requirements
  • Operating System: Windows 10 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7950
  • Other: Broadband Internet connection

Check Network Connection

After checking the requirements, we will suggest that you should check whether your internet connection is stable or not. In case, if it is not stable then you are likely to face this issue, as the game requires a high-speed network connection. We will suggest that you should check your network speed by using the internet speed checker through which you will be able to get ensure about it. If you have checked the speed and it’s stable then move to the next method. In case, if your internet connection is unstable then switch to another network connection or restart your router to fix this issue.

Run The Game in Administrator Mode

If your system has the minimum or recommended specs to run the game and still you are facing this issue then you can try running it with the Admin settings. The administrator mode will give the game all the necessary authority which are required to run it properly. So, if any of the game files are not able to work properly will start running properly on your system and you will be able to resolve the issue. You can do this by following the steps which are given below.

  • Select the Fall Guys application file which you use to start the game.
  • Right-click on it and click on the “Run as Administrator” option.

Run as Administrator

If the game has started to run properly after doing this then you have to do this setting for the game so that it can automatically start with the admin settings. To do this, you have to follow the steps which are given below.

  • Right-click on the game file.
  • Now, select Properties.
  • Click on Compatibility Tab.
  • Select the “Run as Administrator” option.

Run as Administrator

  • Now, click on Apply and OK Button to save the changes.

Update Your Graphics Driver

The other thing that we will suggest you do is to update your graphics driver. As most users forget to update their graphics driver which might cause them in encountering this type of issue. You can easily do this by following the methods which are given below.

  • Open Start Menu.
  • Type “Device Manager” in the search bar.
  • Click on the Display option and double-click to expand it.
  • Now, select your Graphics Driver and right-click on it.
  • You will see the option of Update Driver, click on it.
  • After it, follow the on-screen instructions that are given to complete the update.
  • Restart your system and again try running the game.

Update Graphics Driver

Verify Integrity of Game Files

In this method, you have to check whether the game has been installed with proper files or if there are some missing or corrupted files. You can easily do this through the Epic Games Launcher. Follow the steps which are given below to do this.

  • Open Start Menu.
  • Type “Epic Games Launcher” in the search bar.
  • Now, open the app and go to Library.
  • Select the game and click on the three dots available there.
  • You will see the option of “Verify”.
  • Click on it and wait for the process to get completed.
  • Now, again run the game and check whether the issue is resolved or not.

Disable Antivirus Software 

Many users have reported that their antivirus apps were causing conflicts with the file of the game which resulted in this issue. They tried running the game by disabling the antivirus and they were able to resolve this issue. You should do this method by disabling your antivirus on your system and again running the game. The antivirus blocks the files from working that they think are performing suspicious activity. Therefore, you should disable your antivirus and check whether the issue has been resolved or not.

Close All Background Apps

If you are running too many apps on your computer then it will also cause an issue in running the game. This is because the apps which are working in the background will occupy some memory in the RAM, Graphics, and CPU due to which the game will not have proper resources. To avoid this issue, you should close all the unnecessary apps which are running in the background. You can do this by following the steps which are given below.

  • Press CTRL + ALT + DEL key.
  • Now, select Task Manager.
  • Click on More details to see the processes.
  • Now, select the app which is not necessary to run in the background.
  • Right-click on the app and select End Task.

End Task

Disable Windows Firewall

The firewall also blocks files from working if they verify any suspicious activity. It might also get due to a mistake. We will suggest checking whether the Windows Firewall is not troubling your game from running on your PC. You can do this by disabling the Windows Defender Firewall from your system.

  • Open the Start Menu.
  • Type “Windows Defender Firewall” in the search bar.
  • Select Windows Defender Firewall from the search results.
  • After it, click on the Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off from the left pane.

Windows Firewall

  • Select the “Turn off Windows Defender Firewall (not recommended)” option.
  • You have to do this for both your Private and Public Networks.

Turn off Firewall

  • Now, click on OK to save changes.
  • Restart the PC and check whether the game started to run properly or not.

Check For Windows Updates

The issue might occur if you are trying to launch the game which is running on outdated Windows. We will suggest that you should update the game regularly to avoid this type of issue. Follow the steps which are given below to do this.

  • Open Settings on your computer.
  • Click on Windows Update on the left pane of the screen.
  • After it, click on Check For Updates.
  • If there is an update available, then click on the Download Now button to download the available updates on your system.

Windows Update

Check For Optional Updates

Many users forget to download the optional updates which are available in the system. This update includes important drivers update for the PC. Follow the steps which are given below to do it.

  • Open Settings on your computer.
  • Click on Windows Update on the left pane of the screen.
  • Select the Advanced Option.

Windows Optional Update

  • Now, scroll down and look for the Optional Updates option.
  • Select it and check whether there are updates available or not. If there is an update available then download it and wait for the process to get completed.

Optional Update

  • After it, restart your PC and check whether the issue is resolved or not.

Reset The Game

You can try fixing the issue by resetting the game from your Windows. Follow the steps which are given below to do this.

  • Open Settings on your PC.
  • Now, click on Apps on the left pane of the screen.
  • Select the Apps & Features option.

Apps & Feature

  • Search for the game and click on the three dots available on the right side by selecting the game.
  • Now, click on Advanced options.
  • Scroll down and select the Reset option.

Reset

  • After doing this, check whether the issue has been resolved or not.

Reinstall The Game

The last thing that you can try is reinstalling the game again on your PC. When you do this, you will be able in fixing files that were not installed properly in the previous one. There are many users who have reported that reinstalling the game helped them. To do this, you have to uninstall the game first from your PC. After it, when the uninstallation is completed then restart your PC. Now, install the game from the store and check whether the issue is resolved for you or not. Before installing, make sure to delete all the files of the games that were stored previously.

Conclusion

This was all for this article. We hope this guide has helped you in resolving your issue. If you are facing any issues in implementing any of the methods then do share them with us in the comment section below.

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