Fix Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT Crashing/Won’t Launch/Black Screen On PC

How To Fix Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR'S CUT Crashing, Not Launching, Not Loading or Stuck on Black Screen On PC

In This Guide, You Will Learn How To Fix Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT Crashing On PC, Crashing On Launch/Startup.

These solutions also apply to fix Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT black screen error/stuck on black screen, not loading/stuck on loading screen, not launching/won’t launch on Windows 11/10 PC.

So, here we go!

How To Fix Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT Crashing/Won’t Launch/Black Screen On PC

Solution 1. Turn off FSR 3.0, Frame Generation, Dynamic Resolution Scaling

If you are able to launch Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT and able to enter the game.

Then turn off the following options:

  • FSR 3.0
  • Frame Generation
  • Dynamic Resolution Scaling

Now, check problem solved or not.

Solution 2. Restart Your PC

  • First close the Steam from Task Manager.
  • Then restart your PC and launch the Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT and check if your problem solved or not.

Solution 3. Run The Game as an Administrator

  • Open Steam. Right-click on “Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT” and click on Manage > Browse local files.
  • It will open the Game Installation folder. The path is: Program Files (x86) > Steam > steamapps > common > Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT
  • Right-click on “GhostOfTsushima” exe file and select “Properties”.
  • Go to “Compatibility” tab and check mark “Run this program as an administrator”.
  • Then click on “Apply” and “OK”.
  • Now, launch the game from the installation folder by double clicking on Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT exe file.

Solution 4. Modify Compatibility Settings of Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT

  • If running the game as admin does not work, then check mark “Disable fullscreen optimizations”.
  • Also, check mark “Run this program in compatibility mode for: Windows 8 or Windows 7. Click Apply and OK.
  • Now, launch the game from the installation folder and check.

Solution 5. Update Graphics Card Driver

Visit the following links to update your graphics card driver:

For NVIDIA: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/drivers/

For AMD: https://www.amd.com/en/support

Select the correct Graphics card driver for your PC and update it.

Once the Graphics card driver updated, launch Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT and check if your problem is fixed or not.

Solution 6. Verify Integrity of Game Files

  • Open Steam and go to Library. Right-click on Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT and select “Properties”.
  • Go to “Installed Files” tab and then click on “Verify integrity of game files”.
  • Now launch game and see if your problem is fixed or not.

Solution 7. Modify Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT Launch Options

  • Open Steam. Right-click on Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT and select “Properties”.
  • In the Launch Options, type “-dx11” and close the tab.
  • Now, launch the game and check if it solves your issue or not.
  • If not, then type “-dx12” or “-windowed” in Launch Options and then check.

Solution 8. Disable Overlays

  • Disable Steam Overlay: Go to your Steam Library > right-click Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT > Properties > Turn off “Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game”.
  • Disable Nvidia Overlay: Open Nvidia GeForce Experience > Settings > General > Turn off “In-Game Overlay”.

Solution 9. Allow Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT Through Firewall/Antivirus

  • In Windows search type Windows Security and open it. Then click on Virus & threat protection.
  • Scroll down and click on “Manage ransomware protection”.
  • Click on “Allow an app through Controlled folder access”.
  • Click on “+ Add an allowed app”.
  • Then click on “Browse all apps” and add Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT exe file to the list.
  • Go to Program Files (x86) > Steam > steamapps > common > Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT
  • Select “GhostOfTsushima” exe file and add it to the list.
  • Next, open the Control Panel.
  • Go to System and Security > Windows Defender Firewall > Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall.
  • Click on Change settings > Allow another app… > Browse…
  • Browse to Program Files (x86) > Steam > steamapps > common > Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT folder.
  • Select “GhostOfTsushima” exe file and add it to the list.
  • Make sure both “Private” and “Public” is ticked marked.

Note: Also, allow Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT through antivirus program or disable it for a while.

Solution 10. Install Visual C++ Files

Solution 11. Close Conflicting Programs

  • Disconnect external USB drive, mouse, disconnect additional joystick/controllers connected to PC.
  • Unplug the Logitech or Thrustmaster racing wheel.
  • End the task for Razer Synapse or MSI Dragon Center from Task Manager.
  • Close all of your tabs to free up RAM and relaunch the game.

Solution 12. Update Windows

  • Click on Windows icon and then click on Settings.
  • On the left click on “Windows Update” and then click on “Check for updates”.
  • If any update is available, then Download and install
  • Restart your PC and then launch the game.

Solution 13. Increase Virtual Memory

  • In Windows Search, type view advanced system settings and click on it.
  • Go to Advanced tab, under Performance, click on Settings.
  • Go to Advancedtab, under Virtual Memory, click on Change.
  • Uncheck‘Automatically manage paging file size for all drives’.
  • Select yourWindows drive (usually C:).
  • Choose ‘Custom size’ and set the ‘Initial size’ and ‘Maximum size’.
  • (Set Initial Size: 1.5 times of Total RAM & Maximum Size: 3 times of Total RAM)

For e.g, if your PC has 16GB RAM then enter the value as follows:

  • Initial Size (MB): 24576
  • Maximum Size (MB): 49152

If your PC has 8GB RAM, then enter the value as follows:

  • Initial Size (MB): 12288
  • Maximum Size (MB): 24576

If your PC Installed RAM is 32GB, then enter the value as follows:

  • Initial Size (MB): 49152
  • Maximum Size (MB): 98304

Click ‘Set’ and then ‘OK’.

Restart your computer for the changes to take effect and then check.

Solution 14. Uninstall and Re-Install Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT

If all fixes fail, then uninstall Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT from your PC.

Restart your PC and re-install the game and then check.

Conclusion

I hope by following the above solutions and their steps might have helped you to fix Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT crashing, freezing, not loading, stuck on black screen, or not launching on PC.

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