Poker Night 2 PC Errors, Crashes, Freezes and Fixes

By   /   Apr 26, 2013

Poker Night 2 undoubtedly is a feast for the Poker fans and addicts. Apart from the fact that it’s a poker game, things like crossover characters from different franchise and various unlockable items make it more attractive for gamers.

The game got released on Steam along with other platforms recently and already, a healthy community is excited about playing this title by Telltale. However, there are some game breaking issues that are annoying everyone but don’t worry, these bugs can be fixed by simple workarounds found in this guide.

#1 Poker Night 2 Crashes – The game has Stopped Working
If you are encountering this issues every time, you should try unplugging any additional peripherals attached to your system like the USB controller or any mic. Also, try running the game as administrator.

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#2 Poker Night 2 Error – Missing a “D3DX9_41.dll”
The error is frequently observed in Telltale games. So, if you are getting this, you should try updating your directx. This link will be useful.

#3 Poker Night 2 – The Game Stuck at Loading Screen
Try running the game as administrator and make sure that your firewall is not blocking the game.

#4 Poker Night 2 Error – Can’t Install the Game
Sometimes, the installer doesn’t work as your machine or Steam needs to be restarted. So do a quick restart and it should work fine.

#5 Poker Night 2 – The Game Does Not Start
If you nothing is happening after you double-click the launch icon, following things might help:

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  • Try running the game as administrator.
  • Verify the integrity of game files.
  • Make sure that you have an updated directx.
  • Also, try running the redistributable package setup which can fix the issue.

#6 Poker Night 2 Error – ‘Could not Initialize Direct3D’
Well, the error is usually related to directx or your graphics card driver are outdated. So the recommended stuff to do is update both your directx (follow the link mentioned in point 2) and GPU drivers.

#7 Poker Night 2 Bug – Mouse Cursor Missing
If you are having this problem, try adding “-sw” command in the launch options to fix the issue. The fix may work for other small bugs but nothing is for sure.

If you come across any other issue, just comment and we will try to help you out!