Ghost Recon Wildlands Errors and Fixes Guide

How to fix Ghost Recon Wildlands errors, crashes, performance issues, fps issues, stuttering issues, SLI issues and related problems.

Facing Low FPS, Stuttering errors and other Performance issues in Ghost Recon Wildlands? If so, look no further! Here we have compiled a list of fixes and troubleshooting tips to make your Ghost Recon experience seamless.

In the meanwhile, you can browse trough the following troubleshooting listing to find the possible fixes for the common problems being faced by the game.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Errors and Fixes

#1 Performance Issues
Nvidia users mostly are facing low fps/performance issues. The problem can be associated with the availability of game ready drivers for Ghost Recon Wildlands. The Drivers should be out soon so keep any eye out for that. AMD however, has already released the drivers optimized for the game.

In the meanwhile, since Ghost Recon Wildlands is a graphics intensive game, make sure your PC is good enough to handle the high settings you are using. Sometimes, third party applications, including antivirus/firewalls/recording tools/ interfare withe game’s normal performance so make sure you try to disable them if you are encountering performance issues.

#2 Rewards Issue
If you have pre-ordered the game and having issue in getting the allotted rewards, you should try logging out and then logging back in as it seems to have worked for some.

#3 Game Download Stuck at 99%
There are a few things you can try if your download is stuck at 99%. First, you need to restart your Steam and if the issue still persists, try deleting clientregisty.blob from your Steam client.

Sometimes, changing the download region from Steam can also help to fix the issue.

#4 SLI Issue
For now, there have been multiple reports of SLI being not working properly for Ghost Recon Wildlands. So if you are using, disable one GPU and you will get the optimum performance.

#5 Outdated Version error
This means that you don’t have the latest patch installed for the game. First thing you should do is restart Steam/Ubisoft. If that doesn’t work, try verifying your game files. Still no luck? If you have beta still installed, uninstall it and verify the game files again.

#6 Cover System Bug
The game doesn’t use the traditional shooter cover system so you might want to look into that. However, if it’s still not working, you should restart your game as it seems to have resolved the issue for some.

#7 Stuttering Fix
If you are experiencing stuttering issue during gameplay, you can try out the following:

  • Make sure that your screen’s refresh rate/resolution is same as that of game.
  • Some users have reported that unplugging the controller fixes the issue. Weird, I know but the reports are there.
  • Also, if you are running the game in border-less windowed mode, try using the full screen mode.

#8  Crashes
The game crashes back to the desktop for some players they get an Uplay error. Some players are also experiencing random crashes during the gameplay.

Some other things which can fix this issue are.

  • OS and the game should be in the same drive.
  • Hibernate apps running in the background.
  • In task manager set the game process priority to normal.
  • Disable SLI.

#9 Secondary Screen Bug
If your game is starting in secondary screen you can fix it by following steps:

  • Go to Game save location.
  • Make a copy of GRW.ini and open this file in any text editor.
  • Look for a line that says Output Monitor and change its values.
  • Save the file and run it.

#10 Not Starting
After starting the game the uplay launcher comes up but the game doesn’t start. This error can be fixed by following the steps given below.

  • Open Task Manager, and search for Microsoft Compatibility telemetry and end this process.
  • Restart game from the steam library.
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