Patch Notes

[Fixed] Elden Ring Crashing, Shuttering, Lag and Other Issues

Elden Ring is now available to download on PC, PS4, and Xbox. However, players are experiencing various issues in Elden Ring like crashing on startup (Title Screen), shuttering, and lag issues.


We have posted some workaround to address these issues. Read more details below.

How to fix Elden Ring Shuttering, Lag and Crashing (Title Screen)?

Check for Game Updates

Check for and download the Elden Ring day one patch as soon as possible. This will address various issues in the game including crashes and shuttering. You can read patch notes for the recently released update.


Related: Elden Ring Known Bugs and Issues.

Verify R6E Game Files

Epic Games Store

If you bought the game through Epic Games Launcher, you might need to follow these steps.

  • Open the launcher and select the Elden Ring in your Library.
  • Now, click on the three dots next to Elden Ring.
  • Click Verify button to verify the game files.

Related: Elden Ring Best Graphics Settings for Performance Boost.

Download and Update DirectX and Visual C++ Redistributables

Make sure that you have the latest version of DirectX and Visual C++ Redistributables. You can download the latest update from the link below.

Update GPU Drivers to Addressed Elden Ring Shuttering, Lag, and Performance issues

Download and update your graphics drivers to the latest one. Both NVIDIA and AMD have released the Elden Ring optimized drivers. You can find the download links below.

Nvidia Graphics Drivers for Elden Ring

AMD Graphics Drivers for Elden Ring

Update Your Windows

Make sure you are on the latest version of Windows to support newer titles.

  • In Windows Search type “Update”, and click on Check for Updates
  • This will take you to the Windows Update section, and you can make sure you are on the latest version

Restart Your PC

If all else fails, try to restart your PC and launch the game again.

The game developers are working to address the above mention issues.

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