How to fix the FPS low, crashes, black screen and other problems in Battlefield 1?

At release of Battlefield 1, players have faced with many problems: different errors, bags, black screen, crashes, low FPS and etc. Agreed, this always really frustrating when your game, what you bought, don’t working at pleasant framerate or even don’t starting.

Before we start fixing all this problems, let’s have a look at system requirements.


Minimum system requirements

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10
  • Processor (AMD): AMD FX-6350
  • Processor (Intel): Core i5 6600K
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon™ HD 7850 2GB
  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): nVidia GeForce® GTX 660 2GB
  • DirectX: 11.0 Compatible video card or equivalent
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
  • Hard-drive space: 50GB

Recomended system requirements

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 or later
  • Processor (AMD): AMD FX 8350 Wraith
  • Processor (Intel): Intel Core i7 4790 or equivalent
  • Memory: 16GB RAM
  • Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon™ RX 480 4GB
  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1060 3GB
  • DirectX: 11.1 Compatible video card or equivalent
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
  • Available Disk Space: 50GB

Now, let’s move on to the problems.

Fixes for errors, crashes and bugs in Battlefield 1

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Crashes on Startup in Battlefield 1

Without a new drivers for your video card, Battlefield 1 may not start. According to this it is very important to check them for each release of a new game.

Black screen in Battlefield 1

Black screen is not new for games. Therefore, we can give a couple of tips to solve this problem:

  • As in the previous section, check whether you have the latest drivers installed.
  • Sometimes your antivirus can not distinguish between enemies and friends. He could easily block the Battlefield 1. Disable it on the start time. If the reason was precisely in it, just put the game in the antivirus exceptions list.

Battlefield 1 doesn’t start

See if your video card meets at least the minimum system requirements. If it matches, then try the following:

  • Put the game process in Task Manager priority.
  • Proceed to the “Nvidia’s Control Panel” – “Manage Settings 3D” -> “Power Management Mode.” Set the value of “Preferred mode of maximum performance”.

Battlefield 1 freezes

Quite often the reason for the lag in the game can become SLI mode. Turn it off and see what has changed. Also, in addition you can put the process in high priority.

No sound in Battlefield 1

Check the drivers for your sound card. If they are out of date, update them.

DirectX errors in Battlefield 1

To start the game you need a DirectX 11. If your video card does not have this technology, then nothing can be done about it. We’ll have to just buy a new one.

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