The Twelve Minutes crashing on your Xbox Series X is an issue that can be caused by different factors. This could be due to a bug in the game, a corrupted cached file, or an outdated console software. To fix this you need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps.
Twelve Minutes is one of the latest games that is available on the Xbox Game Pass subscription service. It is an adventure indie game developed by Luis Antonio where gamers play the part of a husband stuck in a time loop. Your aim is to prevent your impending death by changing the outcome of events.
What to do when your Twelve Minutes game keeps on crashing
An issue that you might encounter when playing this game on your Xbox Series X is when it freezes or crashes. This can happen when loading or when the game is running. Here’s what you need to do to fix this.
- Make sure to update the Xbox software.
- Make sure your Twelve Minutes game is updated to the latest version.
Solution 1: Restart Twelve Minutes
The first troubleshooting step you have to do in this case is to restart the game when it crashes or freezes. This removes any corrupted cached data that could be causing the issue. The following steps are what you should do.
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Time needed: 5 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 Twelve Minutes.
This will start the game.
Solution 2: Restart the Xbox console
One of the reasons a game will crash is the presence of corrupted data stored on the RAM of the console. You can fix this by performing a quick power cycle which should also refresh the operating system of the Xbox. 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 Twelve Minutes again then check if it still crashes.
Solution 3: Try to use a different profile
There’s a possibility that the Xbox user profile you are using is corrupted and 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
If the game save file you are trying to load is corrupted then this 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 Twelve Minutes 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 Twelve Minutes
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 Twelve Minutes crashing on Xbox Series X can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this solution will help you fix the problem.
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