R-Type Final 2 is now available on PC. Although most players are already enjoying R-Type Final 2, some gamers are reporting that R-Type Final 2 keeps crashing on their PC. If you’re on the same boat, don’t worry. Whether it crashes on startup or crashes in the middle of the game, you’ll find a fix to solve this issue in the article.

Try these fixes

Here we’ve gathered the latest fixes that helped other gamers resolve the R-Type Final 2 crashing issue. You don’t have to try them all, Just work your way through the list until you find the one that does the trick for you.

  1. Verify the integrity of game files
  2. Update your graphics driver
  3. Install the latest game patch
  4. Disable Steam overlay
  5. Stop overclocking
  6. Add the game as an exception to your 3rd party antivirus software

Fix 1: Verify the integrity of game files

If there is an integrity issue with the game files, R-Type Final 2 may keeps crashing. To fix the crashing issue triggerd by corrupted game files, you need to verify the integrity of game files.

Here I’ll take Steam as an example to show you how to verify and repair the game files. If you’re playing the game in Epic Games Launcher, the steps are similar.

  1. Launch Steam and go to your LIBRARY. Right-click on R-Type Final 2 and select Properties.
    Steam game properties
  2. Click LOCAL FILES on the left, then click Verify integrity of game files…. It may take some time to finish verifying the game files.
    verify the integrity of game files

Launch the game after the verifying process finished to see if this fix works. If not, try the next fix, below.

Fix 2: Update your graphics driver

Graphics driver is essential to the functioning of video games. If R-Type Final 2 keeps crashing on your PC, it’s likely that you have the corrupted or outdated graphics driver on your PC.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. 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 support@drivereasy.com

Launch R-Type Final 2 and see if the latest graphics driver stops the crash. If this fix doesn’t work for you, try the next fix, below.

Fix 3: Install the latest game patch

Granzella Inc., the creator of R-Type Final 2, 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 or Epic Games Launcher, and the latest game patch will be automatically downloaded and installed when you launch the game.

Run R-Type Final 2 again to check whether the game crash issue has been resolved. If it didn’t work, or there was no new game patch available, move on to next fix, below.

Fix 4: Disable Steam Overlay

The Steam Overylay feature is convinient. However, according to the feedback from some gamers, the Steam Overlay may interfere with R-Type Final 2.

If you’re using the Steam Overlay, just try disabling it for R-Type Final 2 to see if the game crashes again.

  1. Launch Steam and navigate to the LIBRARY tab. right-click on R-Type Final 2. Then select Properties.
    Steam game properties
  2. Uncheck Enable Steam Overlay while in-game.
    Disable Steam Overlay

Restart R-Type Final 2 to see if the game crashes. If the issue persists, try the next fix, below.

Fix 5: Stop overclocking

By overclocking the CPU or turbo-boosting the graphics card, players would gain a better FPS. However, it increase the chance of game crashing issues.

You should reset the CPU or the graphics card to the manufacturer specifications if you’re experiencing game crashes after overclocking.

Run the game to see if it crashes after you stopped overclocking. If this fix still didn’t work, try the next fix, below.

Fix 6: Add the game as an exception to your 3rd party antivirus software

3rd party antivirus software may block the game files, which would lead to the game crashing issues.

You can try adding both the game folder and Steam as an exception to your third-party antivirus application. If necessary, try temporarily disabling your 3rd party antivirus software before playing the game.

Launch R-Type Final 2 and see if it crashes after you added it as an exception to your antivirus software.

If none of the fixes above works, try reinstalling the game. Normally, after reinstalling the game, you’ll be able to fix the crashing issue.


Hopefully, one of the fixes above helped you fix R-Type Final 2 crashing issue. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to leave us a comment below. Thanks for reading!

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