The Gears Tactics crashing in your Xbox Series X can be caused by several factors. This could be due to a bug in the game which can be fixed by updating it, a corrupted cached file, or outdated software. To fix this you need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps.
Gears Tactics is a turn-based strategy game published by Xbox Game Studios and released late last year for the Xbox Series X and S console. The game features a top down display where players are able to issue commands to a squad of soldiers. Aside from the campaign mode there’s also different side missions to keep you entertained.
What to do when your Gears Tactics Xbox game keeps on crashing
One issue that you might experience when playing this strategy game on your console is when it crashes. This can happen anytime during the game or even before you start it. Here’s what you need to do to fix this.
- Make sure your Xbox is running on the latest software update.
- Make sure to update the Gears Tactics game to eliminate the possibility of a bug causing this problem.
Solution 1: Restart the Gears Tactics Xbox Series X game
There’s a possibility that the freezing or crashing issue that you are experiencing is caused by a temporary software glitch . To fix this you can try to close the game then launch it.
Time needed: 3 minutes.
Restart the game
- Press the Xbox button.
You can find this on your controller.
- Highlight the title.
This will select the game
- Press Menu.
This allows you to access the game system settings.
- Select Quit.
This will stop the game from running.
- Start Gears Tactics.
This will start the game.
Try checking if the problem still occurs.
Solution 2: Restart the console
You should try performing a power cycle on your Xbox Series X to refresh its operating system. Once refreshed, any corrupted data stored in the RAM of the console will be deleted. To perform this procedure just press the Xbox button on the console for 10 seconds or until it turns off. Unplug the power cord then wait for a minute before plugging it back in. Turn on the Xbox after a few seconds then try running Gears Tactics again then check if it still crashes.
Solution 3: Use a different profile
Sometimes a corrupted user profile data can cause this problem. You can check if this is the culprit by using a different profile.
- Press the Xbox button on the controller.
- Select Profile & System.
- Select Add or switch.
- Try using a different profile. If only one profile is available then select the Add new option to add another profile that you can use for checking.
If the problem does not occur when using this new profile then you will need to remove your original profile from the Xbox then add it again.
Solution 4: Delete the game save file
One of the factors that can cause this issue is a corrupted game save file. If this is what’s causing the problem then you will need to delete this file then resync with the cloud.
- Press the Xbox button on your controller.
- At the Home tab open My games & apps.
- Select See all
- Highlight Gears Tactics then press the menu button on the controller.
- Select Manage game and add-ons.
- Select Saved data.
- Select Delete all to remove the local save data.
After performing these steps try checking if the problem still occurs.
Having the Gears Tactics crashing in your Xbox Series X can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this solution will help you fix the problem.
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