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Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider Errors, Black Screen, Crashes, Low FPS, No Sound And Fixes

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider has launched with critical acclaim and the game is available for players to enjoy. However, there are a lot of Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider Errors that we will address here so you can play the game without any problems.

Like many other games in the market, there are a lot of Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider Errors on PC. However, the game’s support is quite active and will address these issues down the line. In the meantime, if you are facing issues with the game then you can refer to our own shortlisted issues being faced by users and their possible fixes.

For more help on Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider also read our Safe Combinations Guide, and Bonecharm Locations Guide.

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider Errors, Crashes And Fixes

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider – Crashes
Many players have been reporting random crashes for Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider also, these crashes will persist frequently after the first one. Mostly, the issue is being caused for those who are running the game on Windows 7, so the fix for this issue is to download the latest Windows 7 update if you haven’t updated it or you can download the update by following this link.

After the update, restart your PC and play Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider and the issue should resolve. Furthermore, some users have reported that the game is crashing while loading. This issue can be resolved by running the game in Windowed mode or Borderless Windowed Mode.

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider – Game Not Launching
Some users have reported that their game refuses to launch. This issue is mostly observed with those who are playing the game on Windows 7. This issue could be caused by the Windows not being updated. Download the update by following this link.

The issue could also be caused by the DirectX not being up-to-date and players will get a DirectX error upon launching. Just update the DirectX and the issue will be resolved. You will find the DirectX setup in the support folder located in the game files.

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider – Black Screen
Another one of Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider errors is that players are experiencing a black screen when the game is launched while the sound is ok. This issue can be resolved by running the game in windowed mode or borderless windowed mode.

However, if you can’t get to the menu because of the black screen then delete the config file which you will find it here: “%USERPROFILE%\saved games\Arkane Studios\Dishonored_DO\base”. Delete the config file and the game should run in a windowed mode.

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider – Not Enough RAM
Some users have reported that while launching the game, a message pops up telling them that their system RAM is not enough to run the game even though they have 8 GB of RAM.

This issue might be caused due to multiple programs running in the background which is taking a significant amount of RAM. Just shut down these background programs and the will run just fine.

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider – Low FPS/Bad Performance
Some users have reported that game’s FPS is constantly dropping even though they have recommended system specs for Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider.

This issue could happen due to many reasons like GPU driver not being compatible with the game. Update your GOU drivers to the latest version or at least download the Nvidia or AMD drivers that are released specifically for the game like Game Ready drivers.

Another reason why the FPS is dropping is that the game might not be using your External GPU and is running on your integrated graphics card. Make sure your system is using the external GPU to fix this issue.

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider – No Sound
One of the Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider errors that players have reported is that there is no sound in the game what so ever for the headphones but, works fine with the speakers.

To fix this issue there is an option in the menu for changing the setting to headphones. Do that and it will probably solve the no sound issue especially for the USB Headphone users. If the issue still persists, try changing the port, this might resolve the error.

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider – Missing ‘.dll’ Files
Another one of Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider errors that players have reported is the missing ‘.dll’ files upon launching. This issue can be resolved by updating your Windows which will update the registry and the issue will be resolved.

If the issue still persists, then download the ‘.dll’ file manually and place it in the game files. However, this method is not recommended.

Some users have also reported that they are getting ‘steamapi.dll’ failed to initialize error. Check if there is an update available for Steam and install it. If the issue doesn’t resolve then try reinstalling Steam, which should resolve it.

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider – Long Loading Time
This issue in the game is not very common and can be resolved by clearing up your cache or updating your GPU drivers to the latest version.

If you are facing any other issue not listed here or have a better solution to an error, let us know in the comments.