Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen Fatal Errors, Black Screen, Crashes, Device Errors, Bugs and Fixes

Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen might not be one of the best looking games out there, but it’s definitely a worthy RPG experience. I just wish that it had coop in it but AI partners are good enough I guess.

Anyway, from the technical point of view, the game seems well polished with only a few issues. If you are looking to fix any problem you are facing, feel free to browse through the following listing to find a possible fix/workaround.

#1 Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen – Device Error Fix
If you are experiencing this issue while launching the game, you should find and delete the config.ini file in the appdata folder. The appdata folder (roaming) is hidden by default so you will have to make it show first. Delete the file and restart your game and it should work fine.

#2 Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen – Fatal error d3derr_devicelost : getdevice()-> reset(&d3dppm)
If the fix in #1 doesn’t work for you, you should make sure that your drivers are up to date. Also, try running the redistributable files present in the game’s directory. Don’t forget to restart after running those setups.

#3 Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen – Error, Windows Media Player Not Installed
Some games require windows media player by default for proper execution. Even if you don’t use it, it’s better that you don’t delete it manually to avoid such troubles. If you don’t have Windows Media player on your OS, you can try this link and fix your issue.

#4 Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen – 0xc000007b Error
This is a generic error and you can try out a few things to fix it. Follow the link and I am sure that the general troubleshooting steps will solve the problem.

#5 Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen – Black Screen Fix
Just delete the config.ini file from appdata folder (refer to #1) to fix the problem.

#6 Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen – Fix for Random Unknown Crashes
If deleting the config.ini file does not fix the issue for you, you should try this workaround.

#7 Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen – Dragon’s Dogma Black Screen with No Error
Deleting the config.ini file in appdata folder should work for you. If not, try running the game in windowed mode. If that fixes the issues, you should make sure that your screen resolution, refresh rate are same as those of in-game. If you are using a laptop, make sure that your game is being run using the dedicated GPU.

#8 Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen Game Freezing Fix
Just verify your game files to replace the problematic files and it should resolve the issue.

#9 Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen – Sound Issues and Other Tweaks
In the Appdata folder for Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen, the config.ini file has some settings you can tweak to modify your experience. For instance, if you are having sound troubles, you can toggle the stereo sound command to fix the issue. The values and changes will depend on your hardware so you will have to experiment a bit to get the desired results.