Praey for the Gods keeps crashing pc
Praey for the Gods

As a boss climbing adventure game, Praey for the Gods creates an open world that allows you to explore and solve the secrets of a never ending winter. Since its release on 15 Dec, 2021, it has attracted hundreds of thousands of PC gamers on Steam. However, just like any other games, Praey for the Gods is not free from bugs and crashes. If Praey for the Gods keeps crashing on your PC, don’t worry! You should be able to fix this issue easily after reading this article.

System requirements of Praey for the Gods for Windows PC

Before trying other fixes in this article, make sure your PC meets the minimum requirements of the game. If you don’t know the system requirements of the game, just take a quick glance at the table below:

System requirementsMinimumRecommended
OS:64-bit Windows 764-bit Windows 7 or 64-bit Windows 8 (8.1) or Windows 10
Processor:Intel CPU Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz, AMD CPU Phenom II X4 940Intel CPU Core i7 3770 3.4 GHz, AMD CPU AMD FX-8350 4 GHz
Memory:6 GB RAM6 GB RAM
Graphics:Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 670 or AMD GPU Radeon HD 7870Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 770 or AMD GPU Radeon R9 290
DirectX:Version 11Version 11
Storage:8 GB available space8 GB available space
Note:DirectX 11 is necessary to run the game.DirectX 11 is necessary to run the game.
Praey for the Gods system requirements

Note: You may need to upgrade your PC first if your PC fails to meet the system requirements of the game.

If you’re using a powerful PC and the game keeps crashing, read on and try the fixes below.

Try these fixes

Whether Praey for the Gods crashes on startup or crashes in the middle of the game, you can find a fix to try in this article. You don’t need to try them all. Just work your way down the list until you find the one that works for you.

  1. Verify integrity of game files
  2. Update your graphics driver
  3. Install the latest game patch
  4. Disable overlays
  5. Temporarily disable anti-virus software
  6. Repair corrupted system files
  7. Perform a clean boot

Verify integrity of game files

The game would crash when there are some important game files missing or corrupted. Just follow the steps below to verify and repair the game files in Steam:

  1. Launch Steam and go to your Library.
  2. Right-click on Praey for the Gods and select Properties.
    Steam game properties
  3. Click LOCAL FILES on the left, then click Verify integrity of game files…. If Steam finds anything wrong with the game files, it will re-download them from its official server.
    verify the integrity of game files

Depending on the size of the game files, it may take some time to verify all your game files.

Run Praey for the Gods after the verifying process is complete and see if it crashes again. If this issue persists, try the next fix, below.

Update your graphics driver

Graphics driver is essential to the functioning of video games. If Praey for the Gods keeps crashing on your PC, it’s likely that you have the corrupted or outdated graphics driver on your PC. So you should update your drivers to see if it fixes the game crashing issues.

You can update your graphics driver manually: first go to the manufacturer’s download page (AMD / NVIDIA), then search your model and download the correct driver installer.

But if you don’t have the time, patience or skills to update the driver manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to be troubled by the wrong driver you would be downloading, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing. Driver Easy handles it all.

You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 steps (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

  1. Download and install Driver Easy.
  2. Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
    Driver Easy scan now
  3. Click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system. (This requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All.)
    Update graphics drivers with Driver Easy
    Note: You can do it for free if you like, but it’s partly manual.
  4. Restart your PC for the changes to take effect.
The Pro version of Driver Easy comes with full technical support. If you need assistance, please contact Driver Easy’s support team at

Install the latest game patch

No Matter Studios, the developer of Praey for the Gods, releases regular game patches to fix bugs and improve gaming performance. It’s possible that a recent patch has caused the game crash issue, and that a new patch is required to fix it.

If a patch is available, it will be detected by Steam, and the latest game patch will be automatically downloaded and installed when you launch the game.

Launch Praey for the Gods again and see if the this fix works. If it didn’t work, or there was no new game patch available, move on to next fix, below.

Disable overlays

Sometimes overlays may interfere with the game and even lead to the game crashing issues. If you’re using overlays, you may need to disable those overlays.

If you’re using the Steam Overlay, try disabling Steam Overlay for Praey for the Gods and see if the game crashes again:

  1. Launch Steam and navigate to the LIBRARY tabright-click on Praey for the Gods. Then select Properties.
    Steam game properties
  2. Uncheck Enable Steam Overlay while in-game.
    disable steam overlay

If you’re using other apps with overlay features (e.g. Discord, Nvidia GeForce Experience, Twitch, etc.), ensure you’ve disabled the in-game overlay in those apps feature.

Launch the game and see if the it crashes again. If this fix doesn’t help, try the next fix, below.

Temporarily disable anti-virus software

3rd party antivirus software may also interfere with game files. And the game will crash when some game files are blocked by those antivirus software.

Try adding both the game folder and Steam as an exception to your third-party antivirus application. If necessary, temporarily disable the 3rd party antivirus application before launching the game.

Launch Praey for the Gods to see if it crashes after you disabled the anti-virus software on your PC.

See if this fix helps. If not, try the next fix, below.

Repair corrupted system files

Windows system file corruption sometimes will also crash the game. If you’ve played PC games for a long time, you may have already known that even a missing or corrupted .dll file (dynamic link libraries) would cause a game to crash.

If you don’t know how to repair the corrupted system files, try using Fortect. It’s a powerful tool that specializes in Windows repair that can help you repair all the corrupted system files quickly.

Fortect will compare your current Windows OS to a brand new and functioning system, then remove and replace all the damaged files with fresh Windows files and components from its continuously updated online database that contains vast repository of system services & files, registry values, dynamic link libraries and other components of a fresh Windows installation.

After the repair process is done, Your PC’s performance, stability and security will be restored and improved.

To repair corrupted system files using Fortect, follow the steps below:

  1. Download and install Fortect.
  2. Open Fortect. It will run a free scan of your PC and give you a detailed report of your PC status.
  3. Once finished, you’ll see a report showing all the issues. To fix all the issues automatically, click Start Repair (You’ll need to purchase the full version. It comes with a 60-day Money-Back Guarantee so you can refund anytime if Fortect doesn’t fix your problem).
Fortect comes with a 60-day Money-Back Guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with Fortect, you can contact for a full refund.

Perform a clean boot

When there’s a certain app conflicting with Praey for the Gods, the game would crash. If you’re not sure which app is conflicting with the game, just follow the steps below to perform a clean boot, and you’ll find it out:

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to open the Run Dialog. Type msconfig and press Enter to open the System Configuration window.
  2. Navigate to the Services tab, check Hide all Microsoft services and then click Disable all.
    system configuration
  3. Select the Startup tab and click Open Task Manager.
    system configuration
  4. On the Startup tab in Task Manager, for each startup item, select the item and then click Disable.
    system configuration
  5. Go back to the System Configuration window and click OK.
    system configuration
  6. Click Restart to restart your PC.
    system configuration

Restart your PC and launch Praey for the Gods to check if the game crashes again. If not, open the System Configuration window again to enable services and applications one by one until you find the problematic software.

After enabling each services, you need to restart your PC to apply the changes.

Once you find out the problematic software that crashes Praey for the Gods, you can uninstall it to avoid game crashing issues in the future.

If the crashing issue reappears after you disabled all the 3rd party apps and services, try reinstalling Praey for the Gods.

Normally, after reinstalling the game, you’ll be able to fix the crashing issue.


If these common fixes didn’t help you fix the Praey for the Gods crashing issue, you can also try investigating Windows crash logs to analyze and troubleshoot the causes of the crash. For more details, see the article: How to view crash logs in Windows 10.

Hopefully, one of the fixes above helped you fix the Praey for the Gods crashing issue. Feel free to drop a line in the comment area below if you have any questions or suggestions. Thanks for reading!

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