Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag PC Random Crashes, Crash to Desktop, FPS Drop, Black Screen and other Issues’ Fixes
Assassin’s Creed is back now this time all about pirates, ships open-world environment. The year is 1715 and Pirates rule the Caribbean and established their own lawless Republic where corruption, greediness and cruelty are commonplace. But no problem, there is a brash young captain named Edward Kenway to take them down. Check below the complete PC crashes, issues and their fixes guide.
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag System Requirements
First of all, meet your system’s specifications to game’s requirements and keep in mind that Windows XP isn’t supported the latest Assassin’s Creed episode.
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Minimum PC Requirements
- Operating Systems: Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8 (32/64 bit versions)
- Processor: Intel Core2Quad Q8400 or AMD Athlon II X4 620
- RAM: 2 GB
- Graphic Card: NVidia GeForce GTX 260 or AMD Radeon HD 4870
- Hard Disk: 30 GB of free space
- Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
- Peripherals: Keyboard and Mouse required as for much Microsoft Xbox360 Controller is optional
- Multiplayer: Require at least 256 kbps or faster broadband connection to play online
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Recommended PC Requirements
- Processor: Intel Core i5 2400S, AMD Phenom II x4 940 or better
- RAM: 4 GB
- Graphic Card: NVidia GeForce GTX 470, AMD Radeon HD 5850 or better
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Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag Supported Graphic Cards
Black Flag requires at least NVidia GeForce GTX 260 or better and GeForce GTX 400, 500, 600 and GTX 700 series with 327.23 WHQL drivers. As for much from AMD HD series, HD 4870 or better and Radeon HD 5000, 6000 and 7000 series are recommended with 13.4 versions of Catalyst drivers to play Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag with high performance and nice FPS. Remember, if you are running these graphic card series integrated in Laptop or Notepad may work fine but not official recommended or supported.
Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag First Update 1.01 Fixes
It is highly recommended to download and apply the first day update 1.01. The new update has several bugs, crashes, errors fixes.
Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Configuration File
You can find game’ config file from Documents/Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, here Assassin4.ini file.
Important Tips and Trick to avoid Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag related Issues and Problems
- Don’t install game into Windows folder
- Disable all running background applications before run the game
- Install latest hardware driver especially Graphic Card Drivers.
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Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag Disappear from UPlay
It is a known issue but you can fix it by restarting UPlay client. If problem persists then restart your PC and internet modem or router also.
Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag isn’t Launching or Starting
When you try to launch AC4BFSP.exe, nothing happen but process showing in Task Manager. This problem occurs when you have not installed UPlay and Steam Client. It is also recommended to install DirectX and other redistributables.
Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag Save Game Issue
First of all, try to run game by ‘Run as Administrator’ if problem persists then verify the game cache files from Steam. It is also recommended to install or update UPlay client. You can also try to turn off Ubisoft’s Cloud saving to fix this problem.
Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag No Sound, Delayed Sound or Dialogues Fix
UPlay isn’t accepting Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag Key
This problem may occur when your installed UPlay is out-of-date. So download latest UPlay client and remember uninstalled the old one and restart your system before installing new and latest UPlay. Then you can enter and register game’s key.
Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag Low Performance and FPS Drop Fix (Graphic Tweaks)
To fix this problem, install latest drivers of graphic card. Try to run game in lower or max resolution to fix this problem. You can also turn-off Motion Blur, FXAA, HBAO, Volumetric Fog and V-Sync as well to boost your performance and FPS but it will reduce graphics.
How to fix Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag V-Sync or Screen Tearing
It is very known issue and will be fixing in upcoming patch but I have a temporary solution. If you have installed beta drivers for your graphic card, then un-install and download the full drivers and install it. It will enhance your FPS and fix screen tearing.
Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag – AC4BFSP.exe has stopped working/responding
In Black Flag campaign/single player, this is a much known issue; you must apply the Patch 1.01. If problem persists, AMD graphic card users must have 13.1 or above Catalyst Drivers installed, it will help to fix this issue. It is also suggested to reduce graphic settings as told in above problem.
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Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag Multiplayer isn’t working
When you try to connect multiplayer or online it says, “Ubisoft services are not available”. As you know the game isn’t yet official released, you must have to wait for November 19 or more for various regions to unlock multiplayer option.
Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag Crashes or Black Screen but Sound is working – Fix
It is due to SLI or CrossFire; disable them before start the game. If you aren’t using SLI or CrossFire then you should reduce graphic settings and turn-off most of graphic options such as V-Sync, Motion Blur etc.
Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag Flickering Graphics or Missing Texture on Ultra-High Settings
As usual the latest graphic card drivers and patch 1.01 must require, if you have problems such as graphics flickering or missing texture on high or ultra-graphic settings then you must also increase resolution to fix this issue. I personally apply this solution; I just increase resolution and graphic fixed.
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