How to fix Anno 2205 Errors: Crash, Connection Issues, Poor FPS, Freezing, Missing Audio Language and more

How to fix Anno 2205 Errors: Crash, Connection Issues, Poor FPS, Freezing, Missing Audio Language and more

After almost 4 years, Ubisoft has released the sixth installment in the Anno series on PC. It is a city-building and economic simulation game, with real-time strategy elements. Some users have reported issues like crash, stutter, missing audio files and more.

We bring you this guide to help you fix most of the issues and errors encountered in Anno 2205. Before reading further, please make sure your PC meets the minimum system requirements of the game. Take a look at the minimum and recommended system requirements below.

 

Anno 2205 Official System Requirements

MINIMUM:

    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 10(64bit versions)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 750 @ 2.6 GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 @ 3.2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX460 / AMD Radeon HD5870 (1024MB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0)
    • Hard Drive: 35 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers

RECOMMENDED:

    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 (64 bit versions only)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 2400s @ 2.5 GHz / AMD FX 4100 @ 3.6
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 / AMD Radeon HD7970 or better (2048MB VRAM or more, with Shader Model 5.0)
    • Hard Drive: 35 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers

 

How to fix Anno 2205 Errors: Crash, Connection Issues, Poor FPS, Freezing, Missing Audio Language and more

 

#1 Crash during startup/cannot start the game/black screen/failed to launch fix:

Try each of the below workarounds to fix this issue.

  • Players who are facing issues like the game crashing to desktop while launching or during gameplay should try updating their video card drivers. We suggest users to do a clean install of the video card drivers by downloading them from the official website.
  • If you have the game on Steam, we suggest you to verify the game cache to avoid such errors.
  • Turn off your antivirus software

 

#2 Missing Audio Language in Anno 2205 fix:

If you can’t find how to change your desired language, follow the steps below.

  1. Launch Uplay
  2. Click Anno 2205
  3. From the left, select Properties
  4. From the top drop down box, select your desired language

#3 Cannot connect to servers issue fix:

This error is caused when your firewall is blocking the game’s .exe to connect to internet. Make sure you disable it for the game. Also turn off your anti-virus program while you play the game and add the game executable to the Whitelist.

 

#4 Can’t find the game in Steam Library fix:

If you are one of those few who are facing this weird issue, make sure you have activated the game using the base game key and not the key for Pre-order bonuses. Hopefully it will be fixed after using the right key.

 

#5 Steam crashes while installing Anno 2205 fix:

To solve this, cancel downloading the game in Steam. Then go to

Steam\Depotcache and Steam\Steamapps\Downloading

Delete all the junk files there. After doing so, launch Steam and start downloading the game.

 

#6 Game doesn’t start fix:

A number of ways to solve this issue is listed below.

  • Make sure you have the most up to date video card drivers from their official website
  • Verify the game cache in Steam and download the missing ones if any
  • Turn off your anti-virus temporarily while playing the game has also fixed the issue for many users

Users who are still facing issues running the game properly, please comment below. We will help you fix and have a better gaming experience. We will keep updating this page as new errors are faced by the users in Anno 2205.

 

How to fix Anno 2205 Errors: Crash, Connection Issues, Poor FPS, Freezing, Missing Audio Language and more January 12, 2016
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