How to Fix DOOM 2016 Errors: Crash, Mouse Acceleration Issue, Multiplayer Issue, Low FPS and More

How to Fix DOOM 2016 Errors

Doom, which was originally known as Doom 4, released on May 13, 2016. It is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks. Doom released on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Gamers faced some issues and bugs which are mentioned below with their fixes. So let’s see How to Fix DOOM 2016 Errors. Before that do check the system requirements mentioned.

DOOM 2016 System Requirements


OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit versions)
Processor: Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320 or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 670 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB or better
Storage: 55 GB available space


OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit versions)
Processor: Intel Core i7-3770/AMD FX-8350 or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970 4GB/AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB or better
Storage: 55 GB available space

How to Fix DOOM 2016 Errors: Stuttering, Crash, Black Screen, Low FPS and More

1. Stuttering issue in DOOM

To fix this issue, you need to enable Vsync.

2. DOOM 2016 Crash Issues

Update the drivers. That should resolve the issues.

3. DOOM Screen Tearing Issue

Enable V-sync and Triple buffering

4. Download stuck at 99%

  • Try disabling the anti-virus and download the game again.

5. Low FPS

Update the drivers.

This article will be updated as and when new errors surface.

6. Can’t Use Demon Multiplayer Pack in DOOM 2016

This issue has been come across some gamers who had pre-ordered DOOM (2016). If you too are not able to use the DEMON multiplayer pack, here is what to do to fix it. When you enter Multiplayer for the first time, you will see a message: Thank you for pre-ordering. Then once you click OK, you will find that everything is available as expected in Customization. But if not then,

  • You have to wait for an hour or little more than that.
  • You can also restart your Steam or
    • Play the Campaign for some time and then go to the multiplayer again
    • When you do, you will get the message and then you can click ok and the issue gets resolved.

7. Mouse Acceleration Issue in DOOM 2016

To fix the mouse acceleration issue,

Option 1: Setting the DOOM Launch Options

  1. Right click and go to Properties
  2. Now enter the text +set m_smooth 0.

Option 2: Changes to DOOMConfig.cfg file

  1. Navigate to C:\Users\(Name of the User)\Saved Games\id Software\DOOM\base
  2. Then open the file DOOMConfig.cfg in a text-editor like WordPad.
  3. Now scroll to the bottom to find the value: m_smooth “1”
  4. You need to change the “1” to “0
  5. Now save and close the file.