How to fix Solar Ash crashing issue on PC

    Genre: Action-adventure game, Fighting game
    Heart Machine
    Annapurna Interactive
    Release Date: 2nd December 2021
    Platforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

    Solar Ash is a new free-to-play, action-adventure game. Although developed Heart Machine and available on Epic Games, users have complained about facing issues with it crashing on start up or in game. We have come up with a list of recommended actions to fix Solar Ash crashing issue on PC.

    Check System Requirements for Solar Ash


    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470 or AMD FX-6300
    • Memory: 8 GB
    • Storage: 10 GB
    • Direct X: DirectX 11
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti, 1 GB or AMD Radeon R7 360, 2 GB


    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-4770 or AMD Ryzen 5 2600
    • Memory: 12 GB
    • Storage: 10 GB
    • Direct X: DirectX 12
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970, 4 GB or AMD Radeon RX Vega 64, 8 GB

    Update Graphics Card Driver

    Outdated graphics card drivers can be responsible for Solar Ash crashing. To resolve this issue we are sure that the Graphics Card Drivers are updated to meet at least the minimum requirements of the game.

    Verify Game Files

    Just like Steam, Epic games allows it’s users, to verify the game files. This checks if all the relevant files required to play the game are correctly downloaded or not. To verify game files follow the path below

    Epic game Launcher > Library > Options > Verify

    Reinstall Game

    If verifying game files does not solve your crashing issue then you need to reinstall the game to fix it. In case of an incomplete installation, the came can crash as soon as it runs. To deal with this issue you need to either pinpoint the corrupt or missing file in the game directories. Or an easier option is to reinstall the game completely not missing any files this time around.

    Update DirectX and Visual C++ Redistributables

    Be sure to check that both DirectX and Visual C++ Redistributables are updated and have the latest version installed.

    Contact Epic Support

    In case none of the above-mentioned methods help you in resolving the crashing issue, you can always post your query with Epic Games Support and they will get back to you with a solution catering specifically to your problem.

    Also check: Guide on how to fix Solar Ash low FPS issue

    Hope this article helped you in fixing Solar Ash crashing issue. For more related articles 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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