Fixing Farthest Frontier Crashing and Black Screen Issue

    Farthest Frontier is a brand new early access medieval survival city game developed by Crate Entertainment. It allows its players vast amounts of area to hunt, farm, fish, and craft. However, since its release, players have been complaining about encountering a couple of issues in the game.

    One of these issues is the continuous crashing of Farthest Frontier. We can imagine how vexing this might get for you as it can also lead you to lose your progress if auto-save fails for some reason.

    No worries because we are here to help you resolve this issue with the easiest methods available.

    Check System Requirements

    Your first step for resolution of any game issue should be to check the system requirements, we have listed the minimum and the recommended ones: 


    • Operating System: 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Storage: 4 GB available space


    • Operating System: a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Storage: 4 GB available space

    Run a Clean Boot

    If you complete the above-given requirements and your game still keeps crashing, you should run a clean boot to ensure that no third-party software is interfering with the game’s processes or that no extra resources are being used by the system. You can do this by:

    1. Press Windows Key + R
    2. Search MSConfig
    3. Go to the Services tab
    4. Click on Hide all Microsoft services box
    5. Click on the Startup tab
    6. Open Task Manager
    7. Disable the unused tasks
    8. Restart the system

    Update the Graphics Card Driver

    If you are running the game on an outdated GPU driver, it may cause the game to crash time and again. Update both the GPU and sound drivers if they require additional updates besides the Windows update. This will allow the game to run smoothly and hopefully crash-free.

    Run the Game as an Administrator 

    Alternatively, If you are still getting crashing issues in Farthest Frontier crashing you can also try to run the game in admin mode. You can do this by following these steps: 

    1. Right-click on the Farthest Frontier exe application file on your PC.
    2. Now, select Properties > Click on the Compatibility tab.
    3. Make sure to click on the Run this program as an administrator checkbox to checkmark it.
    4. Click on Apply and select OK to save changes.
    5. Now, you can just double-click on the game exe file to launch it.

    Update Windows

    Your game may also crash if you’re running it on an outdated Windows OS version or outdated build. Follow these steps for an update:

    1. Press the Windows + I keys to open up the Windows Settings menu.
    2. Click on Windows Update from the left pane > Check for updates.
    3. If there is an update available, you should select Download and Install.
    4. Wait for the update process to be completed.
    5. Once done, reboot your PC to apply changes.

    Update Direct X

    Farthest Frontier is one of many games that can crash when launched after installing DirectX. Update DirectX to the most recent version if the game crashes when it starts up.

    Enable Game Mode and GPU Scheduling

    You may also try turning on Game Mode in Windows 10 and 11 to improve the performance of Farthest Frontier. It will assist in reducing background activities so that Farthest Frontier runs more smoothly and efficiently.

    You can choose Game Mode settings by typing “Game Mode” into Windows Search. The ability to activate the game mode will be available.

    To improve Farthest Frontier’s graphic speed, you can also enable Hardware Accelerated GPU scheduling.

    Switch from Full-Screen to Windowed mode

    Your game might also crash if your system is not powerful enough to run the game in full-screen mode. So, try changing the display mode to Windowed by following these steps:

    1. Go to Settings from the main menu.
    2. Select Graphics.
    3. Select Basic.
    4. Change the Display Mode to Windowed.
    5. Save.

    Set to Best Performance

    Another way to resolve this issue is by setting the Windows settings to it’s best performance mode. You can do this by following a few simple steps:

    1. Type Performance in Windows Search
    2. Select Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows.
    3. Select the Adjust for the best performance option.
    4. Save.

    Verify and Repair Game Files

    Sometimes missing or corrupted game files on the PC may cause some issues with the game application or cause it to crash. Here are some steps you can follow to verify your files:

    1. Launch the Steam client > Click on Library.
    2. Right-click on Farthest Frontier from the list of installed games.
    3. Now, click on Properties > Go to Local Files.
    4. Click on Verify Integrity of Game Files.
    5. Wait for the process until completed.
    6. Once it’s done, restart your computer.

    Disable Antivirus

    The Game may also be crashing due to a restricted firewall. To counter this, you can always temporarily disable Windows Defender or any Antivirus you might be using. 

    This was all about the Farthest Frontier crashing issue and how to resolve it. For similar helpful guides, stay tuned with Retrology. 

    Mofeeza Masood
    Mofeeza Masood
    A gaming enthusiast, binge-watcher, and writer helping confused gamers with the levels they are stuck on and picky watchers with what they should binge next.
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