Recently, many players have reported that Zombie Army 4: Dead War keeps crashing on their PCs. If you’re running into the same issue, don’t worry! You’ve come to the right place.
In this article, we’ve put together several fixes that helped many players resolve the crashing issue. After reading it, you’ll be able to resolve this issue on your own easily!
Try these fixes:
You don’t have to try them all. Simply work your way down the list until you find the one that does the trick.
- Make sure your PC meets the system requirements for Zombie Army 4: Dead War
- Update your graphics driver
- Install the latest game patch
- Verify the game files
- Lower in-game graphics settings
- Add Zombie Army 4: Dead War as an exception to your 3rd party antivirus software
Fix 1: Make sure your PC meets the system requirements for Zombie Army 4: Dead War
Here we listed the minimum system requirements for Zombie Army 4: Dead War. Check if your PC meet its system requirements first.
|OS:||Windows 10 64-bit / Windows 7 64-bit|
|CPU:||Intel Core i3-6100 (or AMD equivalent)|
|Memory:||4 GB RAM|
|GPU:||Nvidia GT 1030 2GB (or AMD equivalent)|
Zombie Army 4: Dead War still crashes on the PC that meets the system requirements? Don’t worry. Try the next fix, below.
Fix 2: Update your graphics driver
In most cases, the broken or outdated graphics driver is the main culprit behind the game crashing issues.
If you haven’t updated your graphics driver for a long time, or if the graphics driver file is broken or corrupted, you may suffer from the game crashing, stuttering (FPS dropping) and even screen flickering issues.
Graphics card manufacturers like Nvidia, AMD and Intel keeps updating their graphics drivers. By doing that, they can fix bugs in the last version of graphics driver and enhance the graphics card performance. In other words, the latest graphics driver will unlock the full potential of your graphics card and give you an edge in PC video games.
There’re mainly two ways you can update your graphics drivers:
Option 1: Manually
You’ll need some computer skills and patience to update your drivers this way, because you need to find exactly the right the driver online, download it and install it step by step.
Your graphics card manufacturer keeps updating drivers. To get them , you need to go to the website of your graphics card manufacturer:
Then find the graphics driver corresponding with your specific flavor of Windows version (for example, Windows 64 bit) and download the driver manually.
Once you’ve downloaded the correct drivers for your system, double-click on the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver.
Option 2: Automatically (Recommended)
This is the quickest and easiest option. It’s all done with just a couple of mouse clicks – easy even if you’re a computer newbie.
If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update the graphics 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 risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing.
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 clicks:
- Download and install Driver Easy.
- Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
- 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. If you don’t want to pay for the Pro version, you can still download and install all the drivers you need with the free version; you just have to download them one at a time, and manually install them, the normal Windows way.)
You need to restart your PC after you finished updating your graphics driver.
Launch the game to see if it crashes or not. Normally, after you updated the graphics driver, the game crashing issue will disappear.
If the latest graphics driver fails to stop the crash, just read on to try the next fix, below.
Fix 3: Install the latest game patch
The developers of Zombie Army 4: Dead War release 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 the Epic Games Launcher or Steam, and the latest game patch will be automatically downloaded and installed when you launch the game.
Run Zombie Army 4: Dead War again to check whether the game crash issue has been resolved. If it hasn’t, or there was no new game patch available, move on to next fix, below.
Fix 4: Verify the game files
The game crash issue can also be triggered by the faulty game files. To fix this issue, you need to verify the game files. Here is how to do it:
If you play the game on Steam, follow the steps below to verify the game files:
- In Steam, navigate to the LIBRARY tab and right-click on Zombie Army 4: Dead War. Then select Properties.
- Click the LOCAL FILES tab, then click VERIFY INTEGRITY OF GAME CACHE…. After that, click CLOSE.
Epic Games Launcher:
Follow the steps below to verify the game files if you play the game on Epic Games Launcher:
- In Epic Game Launcher, navigate to your Library.
- Click the cog icon on the lower-right corner of Zombie Army 4: Dead War.
- Click Verify to start verifying the game files.
It may take some time to finish verifying the game file. Launch the game after fininshing verifying to see if this fix works. If not, try the next fix, below.
Fix 5: Lower in-game graphics settings
If your PC doesn’t meet the recommended system requirements for the game, try to lower the graphics quality in the game settings, since a higher graphics setting will increase the workload for your PC, which may even lead to the game crash issues.
Usually, after you reduced the graphics quality, the game would run smoothly. If the game still crashes, try the next fix below.
Fix 6: Add the game as an exception to your 3rd party antivirus software
This issue may also be caused by your third-party antivirus application. Since the third-party antivirus application hooks very deep into your system, it may interfere with the game.
Since the game consumes a lot of memory, CPU and GPU usage, many third-party antivirus application may regard it as a potential threat and the game may not run as expected.
You can try adding the game and steam (or Epic Games Launcher) as an exception to your third-party antivirus application. If necessary, you can try to disable your 3rd party antivirus software.
Hopefully, this article helped you fix the Zombie Army 4: Dead War crash issue. If you have any questions or suggestion, feel free the leave us a comment below!