Work continues on the GPU-related crashes our players have been experiencing, and with that we recommend anyone with repeated crashes to try the
Instructions on how to switch to the
experimental build can be seen below, and you can opt out at any time by deselecting the build within the dropdown.
Please bear in mind that this is experimental! This means certain aspects of Darktide, such as player portraits, may be missing.
- Open the Steam client
- Right-click Darktide in your Steam library
- Select ‘Properties’
- Select ‘Betas’
- Enter the password
- Select ‘Check Code’
- Select the ‘None’ dropdown, and
experimental - Experimental Buildsshould now be within the list
experimental - Experimental Builds
- Close the pop-up window
- A download should now start
- Post here to let us know the outcome
Experimental build aside, please remember that some crashes can occur as the result of localised issues, such as bad drivers.
Potential solutions can be seen in the articles linked below, but please be aware this may reduce the rate at which you experience GPU-related crashes, but may not eliminate them at this time. We are working on it.
We are aware that dramatically lowering the ‘Worker Thread’ count within the launcher’s ‘Settings’ menu down to 1 has been the only way some players have been able to avoid crashing. This comes at the cost of performance, and we consider it to be only a short-term workaround.
[PC] How to Resolve GPU Crashes in Darktide
[PC] How to Resolve Crashes in Darktide
Existing reports (once we have confirmed the crash being reported is the result of a GPU-related error) may be merged here, to help us keep track of the issues being reported.