Fixing LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Crashing Issue and Black Screen Problem

    Errors and crashes are common in PC video games, and LEGO Star Wars The Skywalker Saga is no exception. The game is causing in-game problems and crashes upon launch for PC players. Here’s how to solve the crashing issue and black screen issue in LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

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    Verify the Game Files

    While verifying the integrity of game files should help with any in-game crash, it is said to function best with the crashing issue in LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Episode 2. If you haven’t done so already, here’s how to verify a file using the Steam client.

    • Go to the Steam application
    • Right-click LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga in the Library and select Properties.
    • Select Verify integrity of game files from the Local Files tab

    Lower the Settings

    Another explanation for the game’s crash could be that it asks too much of the system in some scenarios, especially if you’re playing on a laptop or have an outdated GPU. If you play the game at a reduced resolution, the crash should not occur during specified scenarios.

    Run game in a Clean Boot Environment

    Third-party software might be inconvenient at times, particularly when playing video games. They will stop a game from starting. Windows provides a simple but effective method for turning off all third-party applications and launching the game with only the Windows necessities. When the game launches, you can turn on each application one at a time to see which one is causing the LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga crashing issue. Here are the steps you should follow.

    • Press Windows Key + R
    • Type MSConfig and press Enter.
    • Go to the Services section.
    • Check All Microsoft services should be hidden.
    • Now, select Disable all from the drop-down menu.
    • Open Task Manager by going to the Startup tab and clicking it. After disabling the unnecessary tasks, restart the system.

    Switch between Fullscreen and Windowed Mode

    If your PC isn’t powerful enough, and the game starts in fullscreen mode, this could be the source of the issue. Check if the game launches after entering a command in Steam. If LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga crashes or does not start at all, you should attempt this remedy. Here’s what you should do.

    Right-click on LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga in the Steam Library and select Properties. Set launch option > Type -windowed -noborder > Properties > General tab > Set launch option > Type -windowed -noborder > Ok.

    Try Launching the Game from the Executable

    We’ve had this problem with a number of games where the game simply won’t start when launched using the Steam client’s Play button. When you browse the local files and try to run the game from the executable, though, it runs smoothly. Here is how to find the executable and fix crashing and other launching issues in LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

    Open Steam Library, then go to Game > Properties > Local Files > Browse > Launch the game by finding the executable and double-clicking it.

    Set the Game for Max GPU Performance

    If the game is crashing or stuttering because the GPU isn’t providing enough power, changing the following Windows settings should help fix the problem. The ways to fix the LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga crashing are as follows.

    • Type Graphics Settings in the Windows Key on your keyboard.
    • Click Browse in the new window and choose the game’s.exe (you can find the.exe by following this path ) Right-click > Properties > Local Files > Browse > Locate the executable) (Steam Library > LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga > Right-click > Properties > Local Files > Browse > Locate the executable)
    • Click the game’s logo, then Options Now, then High Performance, then Save.

    Set your Dedicated GPU as the preferred GPU

    These adjustments may be enough to fix your crashing problem if you have two GPUs or are using a laptop. However, if you just have one GPU, this workaround will not function, and you will not have the choice to perform it. So, these are the steps to follow.

    • To begin, open the Nvidia Control Panel (if you right-click on Desktop, you will see the option or simply search using the Windows Search)
    • Go to Manage 3D Settings, once the control panel has opened.
    • You should see the option in the Global Settings. Graphics Processor of Choice
    • Select High-Performance NVIDIA Processor by clicking on it.
    • Apply should be selected.

    Switch game to dedicated GPU

    According to PC players, LEGO Star Wars The Skywalker Saga crashes or displays a black screen as soon as it is launched. Here’s how to repair the crash at launch issue in LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

    If you’re playing on a laptop or PC that has both an integrated and a dedicated GPU, the game may not be using the dedicated Nvidia or AMD GPU, resulting in the game crashing at launch. To resolve the issue, users must ensure that the game is running on the dedicated GPU.

    Open Nvidia Control Panel > Manage 3D Settings > Program Settings > choose the game > under preferred graphics option, select “High-performance Nvidia processor.” Make the necessary adjustments.

    Open Radeon Settings > Preferences > Additional Settings > Power > Switchable Graphics Application Settings if you’re using an AMD GPU. Select the game, then go to Graphics Settings and select “High-Performance profile.” This will resolve the game’s crash upon launch issue.

    Update GPU drivers

    The issue with the crash at launch can also be caused by outdated GPU drivers. Update your GPU driver to the most recent version and reinstall it. This will resolve the game’s crash upon launch issue.

    If the game continues to fail at launch, go to Steam > Manage > Browse Local Files and right-click LEGO Star Wars The Skywalker Saga. Start the game by double-clicking the executable. You’ll probably get an error like vcruntime140 1.dll is missing or MSVCP140.dll is missing. To fix the crash, install the newest Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables in both x64 and x86 versions.

    Black screen issues have also been reported to be resolved by simply updating the GPU driver on PCs.

    That concludes our LEGO Star Wars review. Fixes for the in-game crash, blank screen, and crash at launch issue in The Skywalker Saga. We have covered other guides such as save file and configure file locations on Retrology if you are into tweaking game files. For more content on LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, keep following 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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