How to Fix Civilization VI Errors: Crash, Performance Issues, Black Screen and More

How to Fix Civilization VI Errors: Crash, Performance Issues, Black Screen and More

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI released this October for PC, Mac and Linux platforms. In this how to fix Civilization VI errors article we will discuss about the PC version of the game. The errors and issues that PC users have come across are consolidated here with their fixes. Before you go through the error fixes, we recommend you to have a look at the system requirements given below for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI.

System Requirements for Civilization VI

Minimum

OS: Windows 7 64-bit or Windows 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit
Processor: Intel Core i3 2.5 Ghz or AMD Phenom II 2.6 Ghz or greater
Memory: 4GB RAM
Graphics: 1GB & AMD 5570 or nVidia 450
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 12 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Device

Recommended

OS: Windows 7 64-bit or Windows 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit
Processor: Fourth Generation Intel Core i5 2.5 Ghz or AMD FX8350 4.0 Ghz or greater
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: 2GB & AMD 7970 or nVidia 770 or greater
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 12 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Device

How to Fix Civilization VI Errors: Crash, Performance Issues, Black Screen and More

Random Crashes in Civilization VI

Try updating the Drivers.

DirectX Crash Issue

Some users get the DirectX crash error while running the launcher. To fix it,

Go to properties of Steam.exe.
Turn the Compatibility mode to off if not already.
Then click Change settings for all users un-grey the Compatibility mode.
This should fix the issue.

Black Screen Issue Fix

Update the drivers.
In your PC’s Antivirus settings, whitelist the game.

msvcr120.dll Dll File missing Error

Download Msvcr110.dll File and extract the Files.
Find the msvcr110.dll file in the folder.
Then just copy this file and paste it in the Windows>System32 Folder.

Game Doesn’t Start: Missing Executable File

Whitelist the game in the Antivirus settings after installation.
Then verify the integrity of Game cache files so as to restore the missing files.

Multiplayer Mode not working

For this issue, we have to wait for the patch to release.