If you are into epic naval warfare while enjoying the company of friends, World Of Warships is the best choice. The game has a loyal fan base ever since it was released in 2015. However, just like any other game, many gamers are reporting of World of Warships crashing issue every now and then.
In this troubleshooting guide, we’ll show you the solutions on how to solve the crashes on this game.
Reasons why World of Warships (Epic Games version) crashes
Game crashes can occur due to a number of things. Let’s briefly discuss each of the possible reasons why World of Warships is crashing on your PC.
PC can’t run the game.
Some gamers may forget to check the capability of their PC before installing a new game. If it’s your first time to play World of Warships and it keeps crashing after you’ve successfully installed it, it’s possible that your PC can’t support it. This means that your computer hardware components have not met the minimum system requirements of World of Warships.
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Graphics card drivers are old.
Unlike console players, PC gamers must ensure that their graphics card has the latest drivers at all times. Drivers are like mini-OS of a hardware component. If they are not up-to-date, you may encounter issues such as crashing, slow performance, low fps, and other problems. If World of Warships is crashing all the time, it may be due to outdated graphics card driver.
Damaged game data.
The state of your game files may also affect how the game works. Sometimes, random crashes may be a direct result of bad game data. A game file may be corrupted for a number of reasons and there’s usually an error message that should suggest if that’s the case.
Random game bug or glitch.
No game is perfect and from time to time, games may break due to inefficient coding, unique bugs in your system, or if there’s a conflict with another program. If World of Warships crashing issue occurs at random and there’s no pattern to it, it may be due to a random glitch within the game.
Sometimes, online games such as World of Warships may encounter issues due to problems from the server side of things.
How to fix World Of Warships crashing on Epic Games?
There are several solutions that you can try if you keep on experiencing World of Warships crashing issue on Epic Games.
Fix #1: Check the World Of Warships server.
Typically, you only check for server issues if you have trouble joining a battle, or if you have any connection-related issues on World Of Warships. However, since the game is purely online, any problem coming from the server may impact the game’s performance, which may in turn, cause a bug in a local system like your computer. Known server issues for this game are usually acknowledged faster by the developer team via their social media accounts. If you’re into Twitter, you can monitor the official Wargaming account here.
Fix #2: Ensure that PC supports the game.
If your PC is several years old, it’s possible that it can no longer run World of Warships. Make sure that you check the official Epic Games website for the minimum and recommended system requirements.
Fix #3: Update graphics card driver.
One of the important ways to keep bugs at bay is to install the latest drivers for your graphics card. Check out the links below to know how to update your particular graphics card:
If you’re playing on a laptop that does not have a discrete graphics card, you should ensure that you also update your Intel CPU.
Fix #4: Try to use lower graphics settings.
If your PC is struggling to run World Of Warships, consider running the game on fullscreen mode instead of Windowed mode.
You also want to check if lowering the graphics settings will improve the situation and prevent crashing issues in the future.
If you are positive that your PC is more than capable of handling the graphics requirements of the game, simply ignore this solution and proceed to the next.
Fix #5: Repair the game files.
In case there’s a problem with the game data, you can try to repair them by using the Verify tool in the Epic Games launcher. This is similar to the Steam Verify Integrity of Game Files tool. Here’s what you need to do:
- Close World Of Warships (if you’re running it).
- Open Epic Game launcher.
- Select Library on the upper left.
- Below the game tile, click on the three-dots.
- Select Verify.
- Wait for the process to finish.
- Launch WOWs and check if it still continues to crash.
Fix #6: Reinstall the game.
If the previous solutions have not helped in fixing the World of Warships crashing issue at this point, you can try to uninstall the game as part of your troubleshooting. While this is not guaranteed to resolve the problem, it may right click work in your particular case, especially if the main reason for your problem is due to a unique issue in your system.
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