How to Fix Doom Eternal Errors-Crash, Save File, No Sound, Low FPS and more

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Doom Eternal is the sequel to Doom 2016. Fifth main game in the series, it is a first person shooter game playable on PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Google Stadia. Here we have put together all the common issues and how to fix Doom Eternal errors. The game is developed by id Software, Panic Button Games using id Tech 7 engine. Bethesda Softworks released it on Mar 20, 2020. Doom Eternal is highly praised for the excellent graphics and the campaign. The soundtrack and combat mechanics also received very good reviews.

The story picks up some time later from where Doom 2016 ended. The Doom Slayer sets on a mission to end Hell’s consumption of Earth once again and destroy Maykrs’ plans to exterminate humanity.
The number of concurrent Steam players doubled on the first day, as compared to Doom 2016.

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

Doom Eternal System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements

  • Operating System: 64-bit Windows 7 / 64-Bit Windows 10
  • Processor:
    • Intel Core i5 @ 3.3 GHz or higher, or
    • AMD Ryzen 3 @ 3.1 GHz or higher
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 50 GB available space
  • Graphics:
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti (4GB), GTX 1060 (3GB), GTX 1650 (4GB) or
    • AMD Radeon R9 280(3GB), AMD Radeon R9 290 (4GB), RX 470 (4GB)
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Notes: ( 1080p / 60 FPS / Low Quality Settings )

Recommended System Requirements

  • Operating System: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor:
    • Intel Core i7-6700K or better, or
    • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X or better
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 50 GB available space
  • Graphics:
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB), NVIDIA GeForce 970 (4GB), or
    • AMD RX 480 (8GB)
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Notes: ( 1080p / 60 FPS / High Quality Settings ) – If you are using NVIDIA GTX 970 cards, make sure that the Texture Quality is set to Medium.

How to Fix Doom Eternal Errors-Crash, Save File, No Sound, Low FPS and more

Doom Eternal Error No Physical Devices Fix

When you encounter the no physical devices error while playing on a laptop, go to Device Manager. Then look for Display Adapter and then disable the integrated Graphics. Then start the game and close it. Now go back and re-enable it.

Doom Eternal Login Error Fix

You may come across Doom Eternal login error. To fix this issue, make sure the firewall or the antivirus is not behind it. Below is the fix that users found helpful.

Go to C:\Program Files (x86)\ Launcher\games\DOOMEternal
And the location C:\Program Files (x86)\ Launcher
Now all you need to do is add DOOM Eternal and the Launcher to your firewall or antivirus exception list

For Steam navigate to this location to find the exe – C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\DOOMEternal

Doom Eternal Error xinput1_3.dll Fix

To fix the xinput1_3.dll error, install/update DirectX recommened for Doom Eternal.
Also update the drivers.

Doom Eternal Error vulkan-1.dll Fix

The Missing Vulkan-1.dll has come up for some gamers while launching the game. The first step to fix is to update the GPU driver. In case the error is not resolved still, you need to download and install it.

Doom Eternal Error ce-34878-0 on PS4 Fix

This is for PS4. To fix the ce-34878-0 error, restart Console and Controller and the latest updates are installed. Then you can initialize PS4 but make sure you backup your data before proceeding. For initializing PS4, navigate to Settings > Initialization > Initialize PS4 > Full.

Doom Eternal Low FPS Fix

Update the drivers to fix the low FPS issue.

Doom Eternal Fix Corrupted Save

Here is fix for Doom Eternal corrupted save file that has helped many gamers so far.
First of all get a working autosave folder (give it a name autosave_1).
Now to navigate to the corrupted Save Game folder (C:\Users\yourusername\Saved Games\id Software/DOOM/base/savegame.user/xxxxxxx/GAME-AUTOSAVE0).
Now look for the files that start with checkpoint. You need to delete all EXCEPT these files starting wotj checkpoint.
Now go back to folder where you have kept a working savegame that WORKS. From here copy all the files EXCEPT the one starting with checkpoint and paste them in the corrupted savegame folder.

Doom Eternal Crash Fix

If the game keeps crashing, see if the minimum system requirements (mentioned above).
Update the graphics driver and verify the integrity of the game files. You can try re-installing the game if nothing works.

Doom Eternal HDR Fix

The automap may appear dark for gamers using HDR monitors. For now you can turn off HDR setting and play and wait for a fix in the patch to be released.

Doom Eternal No Sound Fix

To fix the no sound issue, right-click on the Speaker icon, click on Spatial Sound. There select Windows Sonic for Headphones. Then Click on Sounds > Speakers > In the Speaker Properties dialog box > Spatial Sound tab. Here check the option Turn in 7.1 virtual surround Sound.

That’s all Doom Eternal errors for now.