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Strange Brigade Game Not Launching, Audio Stuttering, Black Screen And Fixes

Strange Brigade has launched for PC and consoles. However, like many of the PC games the PC version of Strange Brigade is facing issues and errors like the game not launching, Black screen on startup and more.

Here we will discuss all of the errors and issues that PC players have been experiencing with Strange Brigade and will provide you with fixes and workarounds.

Strange Brigade Black Screen, Crash At Launch And Fixes

Strange Brigade is a 4 player co-op shooter set in the 1930s in which players need to work together in order to survive waves of enemies while securing relics.

The game is developed by Rebellion Developments, the developer behind the acclaimed Sniper Elite franchise. The game features Left 4 Dead like co-op mechanics.

Here are the errors and issues that players have been experiencing with the game along with their possible fixes and workarounds.

Game Not Launching, Crash At Launch Fix

This is an issue with Strange Brigade that PC players have been experiencing. There are a couple of things you can try to fix this problem.

Your outdated GPU driver might be the culprit behind the game not launching. Update your GPU drivers as it brings game-specific optimizations and then verify game cache integrity. This should resolve the crashing issue for the game.

Another thing you can try to fix this issue is to make an exception for the game’s exe file in your anti-virus as there is a chance that the anti-virus program is blocking the game’s exe file from executing. This should resolve your issue.

Black Screen Fix

Players have reported that when they start the game they are greeted with a black screen while they can hear the music in the background.

To fix this issue, start the game and when the black screen appears press “ALT+ Enter” and the game will go into the Windowed Mode and you the black screen will go away.

Now go to the video settings and change the game’s resolution to your monitor’s native resolution and you will be able to play the game in fullscreen mode.

However, if you are encountering black screen but there is no audio in the background then the issue might be your GPU driver. Update your driver and you are using the latest driver then try an older version of the GPU driver. This should resolve your issue.

Audio Stuttering, Audio Cutting Out Fix, Audio Issues

This is another issue that players have been experiencing. According to players, the audio cuts or stutters while playing the game.

The solution to this issue is quite simple. Open Playback devices and click on your active audio device and click on properties. Go to the advanced tab and you will see there is a drop down list here

You will have to do a trial and error with the options available as there are many audio qualities available. One of these settings should resolve the audio curring or stuttering for you.

If this doesn’t fix your audio stuttering or audio cutting issue then here are a few steps you can try to resolve your audio problem.

  • Update your Audio Drivers
  • Update Windows to the latest version
  • Verify game file integrity

FPS Drop Fix, Stuttering Fix

With so many PC configurations out there, there are bound to be performance issues with PC games and Strange Brigade is no exception. Here are a few things you can try to avoid stuttering and avoid FPS drops.

Make sure that there is no background program running that is using too much of your CPU or HDD as it causes the game’s FPS to drop. Also, make sure you are using the updated GPU drivers.

If you own a GTX 10 series GPU then you can try turning of Fast-sync to improve the game’s FPS. Open Nvidia Control Panel and select “Manage 3d Settings” and then click on “Program Settings”.

From the drop-down list select Strange Brigade and go through the options looking for V-sync and set it to Fast. This will potentially boost your FPS.

That is all for out Strange Brigade errors along with their possible fixes and workarounds. Did you find them useful or have a better solution to a problem? Let us know in the comments below.