Fix Code Vein Unreal Engine Crashing, Freezing & FPS Issue
Change Soundcard’s output
- Make a right-click on the sound icon located on the bottom left corner of your screen.
- Select Open Sound Settings and Click on the Sound Control Panel.
- Make a right on speaker and go to the Advanced tab.
- Bring down the sample rate and bit depth to a lower value such as 24 bit 48 kHz or 192kHz. Hit Apply and launch the game.
Disable Freesync and Gsync
In case you are using Freesync or Gsync monitor then try turning off Freesync and Gsync using Nvidia or AMD Control Panel.
Nvidia users: Launch Nvidia control panel> Select Display> Select Set up Gsync and the uncheck boxes.
AMD Users: Launch AMD Radeon settings> Select Display and set the Freesync to OFF.
Many players were able to fix the error after uninstalling Nvidia Geforce Experience software, you can try removing Nvidia Geforce Experience software and check the performance.
Run Code Vein on Dedicated Graphics Card
Laptop users make sure that the game is running on Nvidia or AMD graphics card.
Launch NVIDIA Control Panel by making a right-click on your desktop and select NVIDIA Control Panel. Select Manage 3D settings, go to the Program Settings tab and click on Add. Find Code Vein exe and add it, now set preferred graphics processor to High-performance Nvidia processor and select Apply.
Update Graphics Driver
Visit the below links mentioned below to update your graphics driver.
Nvidia users: Use GeForce Experience to update Nvidia video card.
AMD users: Use Auto-update feature to update your AMD card.
Perform Clean Boot
Press Windows + R to open the Run box, type msconfig in the Run box and hit OK, go to the Services tab and put a check on Hide all Microsoft services, click on Disable all and hit Apply, now restart your PC and launch Code Vein.
Press Windows + I to open Windows 10 Settings, go to the Update & Security and click on Check for updates. Windows 7 users can use this link to update Windows 7.
Run Code Vein as an Administrator
Go to the Code Vein game folder or Code Vein desktop shortcut, make a right-click on Code Vein exe, click on Properties. Now go to the Compatibility tab and check the box which says Run this program as an administrator and hit Apply.
Make sure you are not overclocking hardware components on your system, overclocking can cause multiple issues while running the game. To play the game without crashing or freezing set the system to the default factory settings.
Verify/Repair the Integrity of Code Vein Game Files
Make a right-click on Code Vein on Steam Game Library ->Select Properties ->Select Local Files -> Verify Integrity of Game Files.
Uninstall and Reinstall Code Vein
If none of the steps fixes the issue, then try uninstalling and reinstalling Code Vein.
Fix Controller Not Working with Code Vein
Enable Controller in Steam Controller Settings
- Launch Steam, open Settings, select Controller and click on GENERAL CONTROLLER SETTINGS
- Put a check on PlayStation Configuration Support or Xbox Configuration Support
If you have a DirectInput one controller (it will show “Generic controller”) then enable steam support for it. You have to enable the steam controller manually. If the steam controller is already enabled, then try to disable it. If you can switch your controller to XInput mode then please opt for it.
Also, make sure to turn off the third-party software, especially if you’re using DS4 then please turn it off, if the issue still persists you can also try the DualShock controller support in the Steam overlay.
Try to use the controller with DS4 on and off and check which one works for you.
For wired controller go to the Steam library, make a right-click on Code Vein, select Properties. Force off the steam input per game setting.
Code Vein Starting in the Wrong Monitor
To fix this, press and hold the Windows + Shift and use left or right arrow key to switch monitors while the game is running.