The Smite crashing on your Xbox Series X is an issue that can be caused by different factors. It’s possible that a game bug, a corrupted cached file, or an outdated console software is causing this problem. To fix this you need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps.
Smite is a free to play multiplayer online battle arena game first released by Hi-Rez Studios last 2014. It’s currently available on Game Pass for your Xbox Series X. One of its popular game modes is Conquest, where two teams of five players each aim to destroy the opposing team’s Phoenixes and the Titan.
What to do when your Smite Xbox game crashes
One issue that you might experience when playing Smite on your Xbox Series X is when it crashes or freezes. This can happen anytime during the game. Here’s what you need to do to fix this.
- Make sure to update the Xbox software.
- Make sure to update the Smite game.
Solution 1: Restart Smite
The first thing you should do in this case is to restart the game while it is running. This removes any corrupted cached data that could be causing the freezing or crashing issue.
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 Smite.
This will start the game.
Try to check if the issue still occurs.
Solution 2: Restart the Xbox console
There’s a possibility that corrupted cached data in the console’s RAM is causing this problem. You can fix this by performing a power cycle. 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 Smite again then check if it still crashes.
Solution 3: Try to use a different profile
If the Xbox user profile you are using is corrupted then this could be what’s causing the 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
A corrupted game save file that you try to load can cause the game to crash. In order to fix this 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 Smite 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.
Solution 5: Reinstall Smite
If after performing the troubleshooting steps we have provided the crashing problem still occurs then this could already be caused by a corrupted game installation. To fix this you should try to uninstall the game then reinstall it again.
Having the Smite crashing on Xbox Series X can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this solution will help you fix the problem.
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