If you are one of the many Far Cry 6 fans and are annoyed because you are not able to play the game because it does not launch or start then in this post we show you how to resolve the issue.
Oh no, it crashed! Far Cry 6 crashed.
Why is Far Cry not launching on my computer?
If this is the first time you are opening the game, without checking the system requirement to run the game then chances are your computer is incompatible. If that’s not the case, then you may have outdated Graphics Driver or corrupted game files. In this article, we dwell depender to fix the issue and accumulate all the potential solutions for all the possible reasons
Fix Far Cry 6 not launching on Windows 11/10
Use the given solutions to resolve the issue where Far Cry 6 crashes on your PC-
- Update your Graphics Driver
- Clear Ubisoft Cache
- Change In-game settings
- Close unnecessary apps
- Reinstall the Game
Let us talk about them in detail. We recommend you go through the solutions in the given order.
1] Update your Graphics Driver
You can not play a demanding game with an inferior or outdated Graphics Driver. You can check the required GPU hereinafter, but even if your computer is compatible, update your Graphics Driver and see if the issue persists.
2] Clear Ubisoft Cache
If the issue persists, it is advisable to clear the Ubisoft cache as sometimes, the issue can be because of a corrupted cache.
To do that, open File Explorer by Win + E, then go to the following location.
C:\Program Files (x86)\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher
Now, delete the Cache folder.
3] Change In-game settings
If your computer is on the borderline of being incompatible, then you may have to disable some of the In-game settings, so that, they don’t put a lot of pressure on your GPU.
Follow the given steps to do the same.
- Open Ubisoft Connect.
- Open its Settings.
- Under the General tab, untick Enable in-game overlay for supported games and Display FPS counter in game.
Open the game and check if the issue persists.
4] Close unnecessary apps
Running another app, especially demanding apps such as Chrome, Discord, etc alongside the game can result in it freezing and even crashing. So, open Task Manager and close all the running processes and then open the game.
5] Reinstall the Game
If all else fails, then we have to make a hard decision, we have to reinstall the game as its file is corrupted. So, uninstall Far Cry 6, redownload and then reinstall the game and see if the issue persists.
Hopefully, you are able to resolve the issue with the help of the given solutions.
System Requirements to run Far Cry 6
These are the System requirements to run Far Cry 6 on a Windows computer.
- Operating System: Windows 10 or above
- Processor: AMD Ryzen 3 1200 – 3.1 GHz or Intel i5-4460 – 3.2 GHz
- Memory: 8GB.
- Graphics:AMD RX 460 – 4 GB or NVIDIA GTX 960 – 4 GB
- Storage: 80 GB
Why is Far Cry 6 not launching after Windows Update?
If Far Cry 6 is not launching after Windows Update, you need to update all the corresponding drivers first. That said, it is highly recommended to update the graphics driver first. Following that, you need to check if there is any update on the game or not. If yes, download and install the update immediately.
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