How to fix Halo Infinite crashing issue on PC

    Released as early as November 15th, Halo Infinite is the seventh game in the Halo series. With free-to-play multiplayer, Halo Infinite follows the story of Master Chief from Halo 5: Guardians. Some users have complained about the game freezing and crashing with no prior performance issues. We have prepared a list to resolve Halo Infinite crashing issue.

    1. Check system requirements


    Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    OS: Windows 10 RS5 x64
    Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 or Intel i5-4440
    Memory: 8 GB RAM
    Graphics: AMD RX 570 or Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti
    DirectX: Version 12
    Storage: 50 GB available space


    Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    OS: Windows 10 19H2 x64
    Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X or Intel i7-9700k
    Memory: 16 GB RAM
    Graphics: Radeon RX 5700 XT or Nvidia RTX 2070
    DirectX: Version 12
    Storage: 50 GB available space

    2. Update Graphics Drivers

    At times outdated graphics drivers cause the game to freeze and crash. To update your graphics drivers follow the following steps:

    • Open Start Menu
    • Go to Quick Access Menu
    • Open Device Manager
    • Navigate to Display adapters
    • On Update driver click on Search automatically for drivers

    3. Switch to Windowed Mode

    Switching to windowed mode from fullscreen can stop the game from crashing. To do that follow the following steps.

    • Open Steam
    • Go to Library
    • Launch Halo: Infinite
    • Go to Properties
    • Select General
    • Navigate to Set Launch Options
    • Select -windowed -noborder

    4. Disable Async Compute

    • Press F1 to open settings
    • Go to the Video tab
    • Scroll down until you find Async Compute and disable it

    5. Uninstall the High Res Textures in your DLC section

    • Open Steam
    • Go to SteamApps
    • Open Common
    • Open Halo Infinite
    • Delete the .ba2 folder named “DLCHighResolutiontexture..”

    6. Update Halo Infinite

    If you haven’t updated the game in a while then follow the steps to update it.

    Steam > Library > Halo Infinite > Update

    7. Contact the Official Support

    If you’re still having some Halo Infinite crashing issues after trying all the recommended fixes above, you can always reach the official support team of Halo Infinite. You can visit their official website or join the discussion on the Halo Infinite discussion community on Steam.

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    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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