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    Guide to fix Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water crashing issue

    Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water is a recently released Steam game. The survival horror game has received good praise from the community. Although most of the views about the game have been positive, some of the users have been experiencing an issue with the game crashing on startup. We have compiled a number of ways you can fix Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water crashing issue.

    System Requirements

    MINIMUM:

    Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    OS: Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, 64bit
    Processor: Intel Core i5 750 or over
    Memory: 4 GB RAM
    Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or over, AMD Radeon RX 550 or over, 1280×720
    DirectX: Version 11
    Network: Broadband Internet connection
    Storage: 25 GB available space
    Sound Card: 16-bit stereo, 48kHz WAVE file can be played
    Additional Notes: The estimated performance is 720P/30 to 60FPS. Note: The frame rate may drop during the scenes with heavy load.

    RECOMMENDED:

    Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    OS: Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, 64bit
    Processor: Intel Core i7 2600 or over
    Memory: 8 GB RAM
    Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or over, AMD Radeon RX 570 or over, 1920×1080
    DirectX: Version 11
    Network: Broadband Internet connection
    Storage: 25 GB available space
    Sound Card: 16-bit stereo, 48kHz WAVE file can be played
    Additional Notes: The estimated performance is 1080P/60FPS. Note: The frame rate may drop during the scenes with heavy load.

    Update Graphics Card Drivers

    Before you start blaming the developers of the game. Be sure to check if you have updated graphics card drivers. Outdated drivers are at large the cause of crashing games.

    Remember to get the final version of the video card driver. Beta versions have bugs in them and can cause crashes too.

    Disable Antivirus before installing

    Before installing the game, either disable the antivirus or put the game files in the antivirus expulsion folder. Sometimes antivirus deletes files while installing games. This will cause the game to crash as it does not have all the files required to run smoothly.

    Run Program Compatibility Troubleshooter

    Right-click on the Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water on the desktop of the windows
    Go to Properties
    Click on Compatibility
    Open Compatibility Troubleshooter option
    Click on the Try recommended settings
    Click on OK for the confirmation of the settings

    Verify File Integrity

    By verifying file integrity you double-check if you have all the files installed correctly and fixes if you don’t. To verify file integrity follow the following steps:

    Open Steam
    Navigate to Libraries
    Right Click on Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water
    Click on Properties
    Now, click on local files tab
    Click on Verify integrity of game files
    Restart the game

    Contact the Official Support

    If you’re still having some Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water crashing issue after trying all the recommended fixes above, you can always reach the official support team of Rogue Legends. You can visit their official website or join the discussion on the House of Ashes discussion community on Steam.

    For more guides be sure to check out 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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