Error Fixes for Darksiders III PC- Crashes to Desktop, Black Screen, Low FPS, Freezing, Stuttering Fix

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Darksiders, the old action adventure game is back with a bang with it’s latest installment, Darksiders 3. As we all know, this game is the sequel for the Darksiders II which was released long ago in August 2012. This game proclaims to bring back the once-dead Darksiders series and the game seems to have excelled in doing what it promised. However, these acclaims are also accompanied with few complaints regarding errors, crashes and bugs in Darksiders III. These issues include black screen, BSOD, crash on startup, DLL File missing and several other errors in Darksiders III. This is a workaround guide for all the errors in Darksiders III.


Before getting into the actual list of fixes, first as always, let’s have a look at the system requirements of Darksiders III.


    • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 64 bit
    • Processor: AMD FX-8320 (3,5 GHz) / Intel i5-4690K (3,5 GHz) or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 660 / Radeon R7 370 with 2 GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 25 GB available space


    • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 64 bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-3930K (3.2 GHz)/AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (3.2 GHz) or better
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 480 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 with 4 GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 25 GB available space

Developers recommend a controller for better flow of gameplay and this game supports most of the game controllers that are available in the market. You can check out the best Game controllers that are avalabile in the market, from the link below.

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How to Activate HDR in Darksiders III Fix:

Use these settings in GameUserSettings.ini


Low Framerate and Lag Issues in Darksiders III fix:

There are a lot of people complaining about low framerate and lag issues in darksiders 3. To resolve these issues, we recommend the following workarounds.

  • If you are using laptop, then make sure that you have switch from integrated graphics to dedicated ones.
  • Try disabling V-sync.
  • Close all the running background tasks.
  • Set High priority to the exe file  in the Task Manager.

Darksiders III Doesn’t open Fix: Darksiders 3:

Multiple reasons might cause this error and it’s most probably due to your antivirus.

  • Disable your antivirus temporarily and install the game.
  • Also, whitelist the game on your windows firewall.

Darksiders 3 Crashes to Desktop Fix:

Crashes generally arise due to clashes between drivers of different hardware. If two drivers conflict especially with display drivers, then crashing issues occur.

  • So, the best recommended solution is to install the latest Display drivers.
  • Also, check for the integrity of game cache files and replace if there are any missing files.

Controller Doesn’t work Fix in Darksiders 3:

Controller support seems to be working for most of the people. Just make sure that the controller is plugged in before starting the game.

How to Disable FPS Cap 60 in Darksiders 3:

You have to just tweak the ini file.

  • Go to %LOCALAPPDATA%\Darksiders3\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor. Now find GameUserSettings.ini file here.
  • Change “FrameRateLimit=0” to any of  your desired value to fix this issue

Dll error in Darksiders 3 Fix:

Dll files act as the interface between the game files and the hardware and they make the task simpler. So, almost every game now a days comes up with few dll files . If you encountered any dll error, try the following workarounds.

  • Download the dll file you are having problem with. And place it in system32 folder.
  • Install Visual c++ and make sure you have the latest version of it.
  • Make sure you have DirectX installed.

If you find difficulties in installing or running Darksiders 3 on your PC, go to our forums and start a suppor thread so that we can help.