Some Windows users are reporting that they are not able to play Forza Horizon 4, they are complaining that the game is crashing. If you too are facing this issue, then follow this article to resolve the problem on Windows 11/10.
Why is Forza Horizon 4 crashing on my computer?
First and foremost, the issue is reported by many users with an incompatible computer. So, you should check the system requirements mentioned in this article hereinafter and see if yours is compatible. Other than that, an outdated Graphics Driver is another reason for this error. Usually, they get updated with Windows Update, but sometimes, you have to do it yourself.
We have talked about all the reasons and all potential solutions in this article. So, make sure to read it thoroughly to start gaming again
Fix Forza Horizon 4 crashing on Windows 11/10
If Forza Horizon 4 is crashing or freezing on Windows 11/10 PC, follow these suggestions to resolve the issue:
- Update your Graphics Driver
- Install Latest Game Patch
- Close all Background apps
- Allow Forza through antivirus
- Don’t Overclock
- Reinstall the Game
Let us talk about them in detail.
1] Update your Graphics Driver
First of all, update your Graphics Driver. An outdated Graphics Driver or Display Driver can cause a lot of trouble, such as crashing a game, black screen, etc. So, install the latest version of Graphics Driver and check if the issue persists.
2] Install latest Game Patch
If the issue persists, you should update the latest Game Patch and make sure that your game is up to date. If you have recently updated the game, then you can skip this step, as you may not find any new game patches.
3] Close all Background apps
Since Forza is a demanding game, you have to make sure that no application is running in the background the moment you start gaming. You should also open Task Manager and close all the running processes.
4] Allow Forza through Antivirus
Sometimes, a third-party antivirus can block your game from running on the computer. Therefore, you should allow the game through your antivirus and see if the issue persists.
5] Don’t Overclock
Many gamers, to get more FPS, tend to overclock their CPUs and GPUs. This can overcook your computer and because of heating, your game may crash.
So, you need to reset your CPU and/or the GPU to their default configuration and then try running the game. Hopefully, it will work on your computer this time.
6] Reinstall the Game
If nothing works then this should be your last resort. This is especially helpful if your game is corrupted. So, uninstall Forza and then reinstall it from their official website. Then you will be good to go.
Hopefully, you are able to fix the issue with the given solutions.
System Requirements to run Forza Horizon 4
The following is what you need to run Forza Horizon 4.
- Operating System: Windows 11/10 64-bit
- Processor: Intel i3-4170 @ 3.7Ghz or equivalent(Minimum), Intel i7-3820 @ 3.6Ghz or equivalent(Recommended).
- Memory: 8GB (Minimum), 12GB (Recommended).
- Graphics: NVidia 650TI OR AMD R7 250x (Minimum), NVIDIA GTX 970 OR NVidia GTX 1060 3 GB OR AMD R9 290x OR AMD RX 470 (Recomended).
- DirectX: Version 12.