If eFootball 2022 is crashing on your PC, you are not the only one. Since its release, eFootball 2022 has received a lot of hate because of the number of bugs in it. Fans expected a lot from the evergreen football video game series’ latest installment. However, they were majorly disappointed. Nevertheless, we have a few workarounds which you can try to fix the crash, not working, or not loading issue in eFootball 2022.
How to fix eFootball 2022 crashing, not working, and loading issue?
Although we are listing some workarounds, it is important to note that these may not work. One should not consider these workarounds as official fixes. We understand that eFootball 2022 is an absolute mess, and you are fed up with the bugs and glitches in the game. However, the developers have promised to fix the issues as soon as possible. As of now, the patch update, which promises to fix all the reported issues of eFootball 2022, is rescheduled to be released in November. Till then, try the following workarounds:
1) Verify integrity of game files:
Open Steam Client and go to the Game Library. Find eFootball 2022 in the list, right-click on it and select Properties. Navigate to the Local Files tab and select Verify integrity of game files… option. Once the process is complete, close Steam and re-open it. Try launching eFootball 2022 now.
2) Update your graphic drivers:
Please ensure that your graphic drivers are up-to-date. You can update your drivers using the dedicated app (like Geforce Experience for Nvidia), or you can use Device Manager. Open Device Manager and look for your graphic drivers on the list. Right-click on it and select the Update Driver option. Crashes in eFootball 2022 are common due to old graphic drivers.
3) Disable Full-Screen Optimization:
To do so, launch Steam and go to the Game Library. Find eFootball 2022 in the list, right-click on it and select Properties. Navigate to the Local Files tab and click on the Browse… option. A window with all the game files will show up. Navigate to eFootball > Binaries > Win64 > eFootball.exe. Right-click on the eFootball.exe file and then select Properties. Open the Compatibility tab. And check/enable the Disable full-screen optimizations option. Apply and save the changes.
4) Disable firewall/any anti-virus software on your system:
Open Control Panel. Navigate to System and Security > Windows Defender Firewall. Click on the Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off option on the left-hand side panel. Turn off the firewall from the next window. If you use third-party anti-virus software to protect your PC, you can disable it from the official app of the same.
We hope you were able to fix the crash issue on eFootball 2022 with the above workarounds. If not, we recommend you wait for the patch update for an official fix. For more updates on eFootball and other video games, stay tuned.