Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Crash Fix, Black Screen Solution, Low FPS and Stuttering Workaround, etc

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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is out and this game is going to offer pretty impressive action pack gameplay. But with that there would also be few issues that players are going to face on different platforms and PC. So here we are offering a composite guide with ample of information that would help you in fixing these issue on PC.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

A number of times the game would crash or have some performance issue. There are many common fixes that is enough to resolve the same. But if that is not working then more troubleshooting step is required. You must start with checking out the minimum and recommended system requirement of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain first, so that your system hardware is enough to run the game with maximum stability. New high end games demand more RAM and better graphics memory. If you are not having enough then the game would constantly crash or lag a lot.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain System Requirements:

Minimum:-

  • OS: Windows 7×64, Windows 8×64 (64-bit OS Required)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4460 (3.40 GHz) or better; Quad-core or better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 (2GB) or better (DirectX 11 card Required)
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Hard Drive: 28 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card

Recommended:-

  • OS: Windows 7×64, Windows 8×64 (64-bit OS Required)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-4790 (3.60GHz) or better; Quad-core or better
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 (DirectX 11 graphic card required)
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Hard Drive: 28 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card (Surround Sound 5.1)

Black Screen and Lagging issues:-

These are the most common issues that you will face if you are trying to play the game with old video drivers. Nvidia has released an optimized driver for this game that will help you to achieve 4K or 5K resolution pretty easily if the GPU and monitor support the same. So the first thing you have to do is remove the current driver and install the latest optimized driver if you are having an Nvidia GPU, the link is given below. For AMD you can go on the second link and choose AMD Auto detect to find the latest drivers update. Also check out that you had installed the latest version of dot net framework and other required updates in your system. That will also help.

  • Download Nvidia GeForce Game Ready 355.82 WHQL for Mad Max and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain from this link.
  • Download AMD Auto detect from this link.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Crash Fix:-

Even after installing the latest drivers and still the game is crashing then there can be two possible reasons. First is the controller that you are using. You have to remove its drivers and install it back again. And second you have to turn off 3D settings from Nvidia control panel which will help.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Camera issue:-

If while playing you notice that the camera is too shaky or not working pretty well then the issue lies with the controller you are using. On PC it is found that playing game on keyboard is lot more stable and better but if you are using USB controller or gamepad to play then the camera can suffer a bit. Updating drivers will help in resolving the issue.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Low FPS solution:-

If you are getting low fps on the game then try changing its resolution. Start with playing game in Windowed or Borderless mode. The game fps is related to the resolution you are using on your system. On higher, if you are not having enough GPU memory then FPS would be degraded. Just try changing the resolution and test back.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Download Corrupt:-

If you are downloading the game from steam and getting an error of “Download Corrupt” then you have to check your internet connection. The game supports a resume feature. It is going to download the entire content on the basis of your internet bandwidth and this will take time as it is a huge game. But only few users have reported this error which usually occurs if the speed fluctuates in between.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has stopped working:-

If you are getting this error when you are trying to launch the game then try to Verify Integrity of Game Cache. You can do this by going to Steam library and then right clicking on the game and then going to Properties. After that just select Local files and then click on Verify integrity of game cache. Just do this and let the scan run for a while.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – how to change language:-

Launch Steam and go in Steam Library. Right click on the game and click on properties. And then click on Language tab and from here choose the language.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Stutter problem:-

If the game is stuttering while playing then you have to turn of advanced graphics options to make the gameplay smoother. For that you have to go in the graphics option and from there you have to turn off Vsync. Try to play the game in Windowed mode on lower resolution and it will perform well. The game might stutter after playing for an hour or so as the graphics card gets hot.