How to fix Deathloop stuttering issues (Steam)

Another action game called Deathloop, created by Arkane Studios was just released for gamers to play after a long wait. The game is distributed by Bethesda Softworks; they are known for distributing eminent games like The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Doom Eternal. It is a game that follows two professional killers that are caught in a time circle and will undoubtedly live that very day again and again except if they kill eight targets before the day resets. But you can’t do any of that if you are facing Deathloop stuttering issues.

These stutters are immense and can be really annoying for a guy who’s just trying to kill another guy in an endless loop. In this guide, we have listed methods to help you to fix these issues. So you can relax and apply these fixes below to help you get rid of this annoying problem that might be coming in the way of your gameplay experience.

Guide to fix Deathloop stuttering issues

Before you attempt any of the solutions mentioned below, you have to make sure that your PC meets the minimum system requirements for Deathloop. If it does not, there’s no point in attempting any of the solutions, as your PC simply won’t be able to run the game.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: 64 bit Windows 10 version 1909 or higher
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1060 (6GB) or AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 30 GB available space

RECOMMENDED REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: 64 bit Windows 10 version 1909 or higher
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz or AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia RTX 2060 (6GB) or AMD Radeon RX 5700 (8GB)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 30 GB available space

UPDATE GRAPHICS CARD DRIVERS

We would first and foremost recommend you update your specific Graphics Card drivers to ensure you are on the latest stable release to play Deathloop. The game is quite demanding.

There might not be a new driver update but it could be that you are running on old graphics drivers so you should update them in that case too. You can download the most up-to-date drivers from your GPU manufacturer’s website: AMD/NVIDIA. To do a clean install of GPU drivers, you can use Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) which completely removes components that were part of the original driver installation package. Then you can install your new Graphics Card drivers. Reboot Windows and try launching the game again.

CHANGE GRAPHICS SETTINGS

NVIDIA

If you have an Nvidia GPU then you can right-click your Desktop to open the NVIDIA Control Panel and do the following:

  • Click the small “+” icon next to “3D Settings
  • Click on Manage 3D settings.
screenshot for manage 3d settings for fixing Twelve Minutes Stuttering Issues
  • Go to the Program Settings tab.
  • Find and choose Deathloop from the list under Select a program to customize.
  • If Deathloop isn’t in the list of programs you can add it to the list manually. An easy way of finding it’s location is by right clicking the game in steam, selecting Properties > Local Files > Browse, then copy the address from here into the Nvidia control panel.
  • Turn on Triple Buffer and Vertical Sync.
  • Turn on Texture Filtering Trilinear.
  • Set Texture Filter Quality to Performance
  • Set Open GL to Auto Select.

AMD

If you have an AMD GPU then you can right-click your Desktop to open the AMD Radeon Settings and do the following:

  • In Radeon Software, click on the Gear icon then select Graphics from the sub-menu and select Deathloop.
  • Turn off all post-processing options such as Radeon Anti-Lag, Radeon Chill, and Radeon Boost.
  • Turn off Wait for Vertical Refresh.
  • Choose Performance Mode for Texture Filtering Quality.
  • Turn on Surface Format Optimization.

All Done

If you have followed all the steps above, then you should not be getting any more Deathloop stuttering issues. Let us know in the comments below if this guide helped you to fix the problem you were facing. You can read our other articles here:

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