Rise of the Tomb Raider Crash Fix, FPS Drop and Won’t Start Solution, Camera Bug Workaround, etc

Rise of the Tomb Raider has been out for PC and gaming consoles for quite some time now. This game has got good reviews from all around the market. But still, there seems to be quite a lot of problems faced by players which is causing issue while playing or installing this game. So, here we are offering players with minor fixes and workarounds that we have gathered while testing the game and hope that major issues gets resolved in this guide. If there is anything more we could help with then do reply in the comment section below.

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First of all it is always recommended to check the system requirements of Rise of the Tomb Raider, so that your computer becomes easily playable with this game.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2100 or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 650 2GB or AMD HD7770 2GB
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 25 GB available space

Recommended System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 10 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770K
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 980Ti 2560×1440 or NVIDIA GTX 970 1920×1080
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 25 GB available space

Rise of the Tomb Raider Crash to desktop Fix:

Many times, the Steam’s Cloud Save feature makes the game to crash. So, you need to disable it by right clicking on Rise of the Tomb Raider game in your Steam library and then select Properties and go to Updates. After that uncheck the box that says “Enable Steam cloud synchronization for Rise of the Tomb Raider”. Also note that, once you have disabled this option then saves will not be backed up on the Steam cloud

Steam Cloud: Sometimes Steam’s Cloud Save feature can make games crash. Disable it by right clicking on “Rise Of The Tomb Raider” while inside the library. Select “properties” and go to the “updates” tab. Uncheck the box that reads “enable Steam Cloud synchronization for ‘Rise Of The Tomb Raider.”” Disabling this option does mean that saves will not be backed up to the cloud; however it will be locally saved in this location – Steam\userdata\random steam id number\391220.

Sometimes, crashes also occur due to driver conflict. So, you can try to solve this problem by installing the latest graphics drivers for your hardware.

Rise of the Tomb Raider FPS dropping Solution:

As per the recommended system requirements, this game uses more than 4GB VRAM of graphics card when using very high textures and this is the reason why the FPS in the game drops when playing at high settings. So, in order to play this game smoothly at high settings, you will need to grab a video card with 4GB VRAM and thus you can get FPS above 50-60 for sure.

Rise of the Tomb Raider Won’t Start Fix:

Again, the best solution for this issue is to install the latest drivers for your graphics card. You will find both Nvidia and AMD having released new drivers especially for this game. Just visit their official website and download the latest drivers for your graphics card. With these new drivers, the performance of the game will also boost overall.

Rise of the Tomb Raider Disk Write Error Solution:

If you are getting this error then your hardware is faulty most probably. To solve this issue you need to run the setup of the game as administrator. Also, the game requires 25GB free space, so make sure that you have required space in your hard drive or SSD for the installation of the game.

Rise of the Tomb Raider Camera bug Fix:

You can easily solve this issue by lowering the graphics resolution in this game. Playing it on higher resolution, if not supported by the GPU, results in random camera bug in-game.

Rise of the Tomb Raider C++ Runtime Error Solution:

To solve this issue, you need to make sure that you have installed Visual C++ on your computer already. In any case, if you have not installed it then you can download it from here.