FIFA 2014 PC Crashes, Launch Problem, Low Performance, Errors and Fixes

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Wait is over now; EA has released its new football game, FIFA 2014 with new features such as Pure Shot, Precision Movement, Real Ball Physics, Protect the Ball, Team Intelligence, Ultimate Team, Co-Op Seasons and Global Transfer Network. In the PC version, FIFA 2014 may have tons of problems and issues. Below, we will try to fix them all.

Useful Tips to Avoid Game Problems

Apply below tips and keep away from most of problems, errors and issues.

  1. You must has installed the all redistributable contains _CommonRedist folder, which can be found in game folder.
  2. Must have up to date DirectX
  3. All hardware’s driver especially graphic card driver must be updated
  4. You should have up to date Windows OS and I recommend you to have Windows 7 to play every game fine
  5. Must installed software such as NVidia PhysX.Net Framework 4.0Visual C++ 2005, 2008 and 2010
  6. There can be some improvement in game’s frame rates by disabling the Antivirus and running background applications.

FIFA 14 System Requirements

First of all, make sure your machine match at least minimum game’s requirements.

FIFA 14 Minimum PC Specifications

  • Operating Systems: Windows Vista SP1 / Windows 7/8
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Dou 1.8 GHz
  • RAM: 2GB RAM for Windows Vista & Windows 7/8
  • Disc Drive: DVD-ROM at 8x Speed
  • Hard Drive: 8.0 GB, with additional space required for saved games and DirectX 9.0c installation
  • Video: 3D accelerated 256 MB video card with support for Pixel Shader 3.0
  • GPU: ATI Radeon HD 3600, NVIDIA GeForce 6800GT
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
  • DirectX: 9.0c
  • Input: Keyboard, Mouse, Dual Analogue gamepad, VOIP Headset
  • Online Multiplayer: 2-22 players, 512 kbits/sec or faster
  • Single System Multiplayer: 2-5 players on 1 PC

FIFA 14 Recommended PC Specifications

  • Operating Systems: Windows Vista SP1 / Windows 7/8
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4g / AMD Athlon II X4 600e 2.2g
  • RAM: 2GB RAM for Windows Vista & Windows 7/8
  • Disc Drive: DVD-ROM at 8x Speed
  • Hard Drive: 8.0 GB, with additional space required for saved games and DirectX 9.0c installation
  • GPU: NVidia 8800 GT / ATI Radeon HD 4650
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
  • DirectX: 9.0c
  • Input: Keyboard, Mouse, Dual Analogue gamepad, VOIP Headset
  • Online Multiplayer: 2-22 players, 512 Kbits/sec or faster
  • Single System Multiplayer: 2-5 players on 1 PC

FIFA 14 Configuration File

You can locate the FIFA 14 configuration settings file from C:\Users\Usernàmé\Documents\FIFA 14.

FIFA 14 Save Game File Location

FIFA 14 save file location is also C:\Users\Usernàmé\Documents\FIFA 14.


FIFA 14 Supported Controllers

FIFA 14 supports Microsoft Xbox360 controller and others, check the full list of FIFA 14 Supported Controllers and Gamepads. If you have other 3rd party controllers, you can use Xbox360 Emulator to use other controllers but I didn’t test myself.

FIFA 14 D3dx9 Dll Missing Errors – Fix

Install latest DirectX, you can also find the require DirectX setup in FIFA 14 and located in __Installer folder.

FIFA 14 Launch Problem, No Response after Launch – Fix

It is also problem of missing redistributables, install from __Installer folder. You can also run the game in Windows XP (Service Pack 3) compatibility mode by right clicking.

FIFA 14 Crashes or Freezes – Fix

First of all, apply the new patch to fix random crashes or freezes. if problem persists then try to apply the following solutions.

  1. Make sure you have update video card drivers
  2. Install the all redistributable software such as Microsoft Visual C++ 2008, 2010 and 2012, .Net Framework 4.5 and DirectX as well.
  3. Change your PC name, especially if special characters such as (!@#$%^&*()_+) just add a simple name, it may fix the problem. To do this, right click on ‘My Computer’ locate ‘Advanced System Settings’ in left panel. Now go to Computer Name tab and change your PC name.
  4. In Origins, right click on game and select Check for Update.
  5. You can also attempt to repair install function in Origin’s Game Library.

FIFA 14 – Msvcr71.dll, Msvcr100.dll and Msvcp100.dll Missing Errors – Fix

This is usually problem of Microsoft C++ Visual 2008, 2010 or 2012, so install it and download them from Microsoft’s official site.

FIFA 14 AMD Crossfire Microstutter Issue

You must need to disable the Crossfire to solve this issue.

How to Improve FIFA 14 Speeds?

Try the following solutions to improve FIFA 14 game speed.

  • Lower the resolution in the FIFA 14 launcher application under the Display Configuration tab within Game Settings.
  • Lower the rendering quality in the FIFA 14 launcher application under the Display Configuration tab within Game Settings.
  • Turn off the MSAA in the FIFA 14 launcher application under the Display Configuration tab within Game Settings.
  • Uncheck the Wait for Vsync option in the FIFA 14 launcher application under the Display Configuration tab within Game Settings.
  • Disable the radar from within the game under Game Settings.
  • Turn the Commentary Volume all the way down within the game under Game Settings.
  • While we don’t recommend turning off your anti-virus software, performance can be impacted when certain anti-virus programs decide to wake up and run tasks while you are playing FIFA.
  • Ensure that the ‘Disable Windows Aero Theme’ is checked in the FIFA 14 launcher application.

Improve FIFA 14 Online or Multiplayer Performance

To avoid poor performance during Internet play, be sure that you close any file sharing, streaming audio, or chat programs prior to entering gameplay.

FIFA 14 UDP / TCP Ports

Use the port forward to improve multiplayer gameplay.

  • UDP: 9565, 9570, 9000-9999
  • TCP: 9946, 9988, 42124, 10000-20000

Don’t forget to share your FIFA 2014 experience with us…


  • Prathamesh Khot

    Can i Run the Game on Win xp SP3 ???

  • Zain

    Man i paly the game but when i select language game automatically closed or stop working
    hwo can i slove this problem tell please