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Lawbreakers Errors, Crashes, Freezes, NGS not Initializing, FPS Stutters, Resolution, and Fixes

After multiple betas/alphas, Lawbreakers is finally out in the wild. While it doesn’t suffer from gamebreaking issues, players are reporting running into random errors, crashes, & freezes that hinder the overall gameplay experiences. While the developers are actively working on ironing out some of the issues plaguing the game, we have some workarounds that should help you fix some of the Lawbreakers Errors, Crashes, Freezes.

For more help on Lawbreakers, check out our Enforcer Guide, Wraith Guide, Titan Guide, & Gunslinger Guide.

Lawbreakers Errors, Crashes, Freezes

In our Lawbreakers Errors, Crashes, Freezes Workarounds Guide, we’ve detailed everything you need to know about fixing some of the most commonly occurring issues in the game.

Lawbreakers Errors & Workarounds Guide

Lawbreakers System Requirements

Before we get to the issues plaguing the game, it’s paramount that you make sure that your system successfully meets the minimum system requirements suggested by the Lawbreakers’ developers.

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Extreme CPU QX6850/AMD A8-3870k
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 660, AMD Radeon 7870
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 35 GB Available Space

Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 – 4790
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 970, AMD Radeon R9 290
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 35 GB Available Space

#1 Lawbreakers – Stuck on Map Loading, Unable to Join Game

If you’re stuck on the game’s loading screen & are unable to join a match, you basically need to close the game, exit Steam, wait for a good couple of minutes followed by starting the game. Do note that if you restart the game too quickly, you’ll be placed in the same match again. Therefore, you must wait for a while before starting the game again.

#2 Lawbreakers – Unable to Change Resolution

In case you’re unable to change your resolution from the video tab, you need to change your resolution, save your settings, & restart the game. This is currently the only available workaround until an official patch.

#3 Lawbreakers – Main Menu Screen Issues

Some players have reported some issues with the Main Menu screen. While I’m sure developers are currently looking into it, we do have a temporary solution. In order to fix the issue, you need to change the language from ‘native’ to ‘eng’ on the bottom of the menu.

#4 Lawbreakers – NGS Failed to Initialize Properly

Some players have reported encountering this error & being unable to fix it even after reinstalling the game or verifying the integrity of the game files. According to the game’s developers, you need to run Steam as an Administrator to fix it. In case, it still doesn’t work, you need to submit a ticket. You can head over to the link for more information!

#5 Lawbreakers – Can’t Find msvcp140.dll

In order to fix this issue, you need to download & install the file given on this link. In addition to this, you may also need to uninstall the previous ‘Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable’ from Control Panel.

#6 Lawbreakers – Constant Lockups and Freezes

A few players have reported that ‘Alt + Tab-bing’ & loading menu(s) causes a complete system lockup. When it comes to issues like these, you can always try switching between Fullscreen/Windowed as well as turning V-sync on/off.

This is currently all we’ve in our workarounds for Lawbreakers Errors, Crashes. Please note that we’ll continue to update the article. In the meanwhile, if you’ve any issues not listed above, you can describe them in the comments section below & hopefully one of us or a community member will be there to help you out!