How to Fix Ghostrunner DX12 Crash issue | DirectX 12? – Techweu

Ghostrunner is a first-person cyberpunk action fast-paced video game that has been developed by One More Level and published by 505 Games. So, this hack and slash game allows players to slash enemies into pieces with the sword including stunning graphics and improved gameplay. However, it seems that not all the PC players are having a good time with this game due to the multiple issues and the Ghostrunner DX12 Crash issue (DirectX 12) is one of them. So, if you’re also experiencing the same, you can try out this fix.

To recall, DirectX 12 is the latest version that you’ll find on Windows 10 build 2004 or later. But if your PC configuration is slightly outdated enough according to run DirectX 12 in its full capability then you may find it difficult to play or even launch your Ghostrunner game on your computer. Additionally, if in case, your graphics card is outdated enough and doesn’t support Direct3D Hardware Feature Level 11.0 GPU, check this troubleshooting guide.

How to Fix Ghostrunner DX12 Crash issue | DirectX 12

If you don’t know, DirectX 12 version is more powerful and optimized than DirectX 11 which is around 20% better. You can also expect to receive a higher FPS count and smoother gameplay in the first-person games. Now, let’s follow the steps below:

1. Use Additional Command Line Arguments

  • Launch Epic Games Launcher > Go to the Settings menu from the bottom left corner of the launcher interface.
  • Next, scroll down to the bottom > Check for Manage Games.
  • Search for Ghostrunner under the Manage Games section.
  • Then click on the game name to expand more options.
  • Enable the checkbox of the “Additional Command-Line Arguments”.
  • Type the following command line and go back to the gameplay.
-dx11
  • You’re done.

However, if that doesn’t help you out, make sure to remove the previous command line and type in the below command line to apply and go back.

-d3d11
  • Now, you should restart your PC to check whether the Ghostrunner DX12 Crashing issue fixed or not.

2. Check Game Updates

  • Launch Epic Games Launcher > Go to the Settings menu from the bottom left corner of the launcher interface.
  • Next, scroll down to the bottom > Check for Manage Games.
  • Search for Ghostrunner under the Manage Games section.
  • Then click on the game name to expand more options.
  • Now, click on the Auto-Update Ghostrunner checkbox to enable it.
  • Once done, restart your Epic Games Launcher.
  • If there will be any update available for Ghostrunner then it’ll automatically download and install the update.

3. Check Windows Updates

It can possible that your Windows OS build is outdated or missing any cumulative update that fixes bugs or includes security patches. So, it’s always recommended to check for the Windows update if especially you’re encountering issues with the DirectX.

  • Go to Start menu > Click on Settings.
  • Next, go to Update and Security.
  • Click on Check for Updates > If any update is available, simply Download and Install it.
  • Wait for the process to complete and then restart your computer.
  • During the update process, don’t turn off your system.
  • Finally, your PC will boot into the system again.

Now, you can check for the Ghostrunner DX12 Crashing issue.

4. Create a Shortcut

By following this method, you can easily create a shortcut file and add the command line argument.

  • Right-click on the Desktop (blank area) > Click on New.
  • Now, you’ll need to select Shortcut > Paste the following line according to your installed Ghostrunner game location on your PC:
"C:\YOUR\PATH\TO\UE4-Win64-Shipping.exe"
  • Save changes (Set any name you want)
  • Now, launch the Epic Games Launcher > Go to the Settings menu from the bottom left corner of the launcher interface.
  • Next, scroll down to the bottom > Check for Manage Games.
  • Search for Ghostrunner under the Manage Games section.
  • Then click on the game name to expand more options.
  • Enable the checkbox of the “Additional Command-Line Arguments”.
  • Type the following command line and go back to the gameplay.
UnrealTournament -dx11
  • Restart your computer and try running the game again.

That’s it, guys. We hope you’ve found this guide pretty helpful. For further queries, you can comment below.

Yash Chaturvedi
As a Sub-editor in Techweu, Yash Chaturvedi tries to make things simple for readers with daily tech-related issues in the online & offline world. He researches on solution even for the tiniest issues like "How to upload an image on Instagram" When not writing, Yash Chaturvedi likes to spend time watching movies and Web series.

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