State Of Decay 2 Error Code 6 Fix, Game Doesn’t Start, Black Screen, Stuttering And Fixes

State Of Decay 2 has launched for PC and Xbox One, however, PC players have reported errors and issues like Error Code 6, Black Screen and more that are ruining their experience.

Here we will discuss all of the State Of Decay 2 issues and errors that are causing problems for the players and will also provide you with a possible fix or workaround so that you can play the game without any problem.

State Of Decay 2 Crash, Black Screen And Fixes

State Of Decay 2 is a sequel to the State Of Decay which launched back in 2013 and became quite popular among gamers. In the sequel, the developers have improved a lot of things and have included new features and fans will love.

The Following are the errors and issues that players have been experiencing along with their possible fix or workaround.

Error Code 6 Fix
Many of the PC players have experienced the error Code 6 that is hindering players from playing State Of Decay 2. However, there is a simple fix for this error.

To fix this error all you have to do is go to your Windows Firewall and click on options and select Windows Firewall properties and make sure that outbound is allowed while the inbound is blocked. This should potentially fix the error Code 6 for you.

Crash, Game Doesn’t Start
This is another one of the issues that players have been experiencing. According to players, when they start it the game’s logo appears and then it crashes without any error message.

To fix this issue all you need to do is press “WinKey + R” and a small window will appear. Now copy and paste the following and click OK:


Read the log and if it ends with “Failed to choose a D3D11 Adapter” then you need to make sure that you have installed all the latest Windows updates and DirectX files.

Update your Windows, DirectX Files, GPU Drivers and restart your system and this issue should resolve and you should be able to play the game.

Black Screen
Black Screen is another one of the errors that players have been experiencing. According to users, when they start the game a block screen appears while the game sounds can be heard.

To fix this issues, start the game and when the black screen appears, press “ALT + Enter”. This will put the game in Windowed mode and you will be able to see the game.

Now go to the video settings and select your native resolution and you will be able to play the game in fullscreen without Black Screen bothering you again.

If this doesn’t resolve your issue, then the problem might be with the GPUs driver. Update your GPU drive or try to install an older version of your GPU driver and it should fix the Black Screen issue.

FPS Drops, Stuttering Fix
While PC games allow for utilization of different configurations but many PC players have reported that they have been experiencing FPS drops and stuttering while playing the game.

To fix this issue make sure you have installed the latest GPU driver as they bring game-specific optimizations. Also, check if there is any unnecessary process running in the background using too much of your CPU or hard drive. Kill this process through Task manager and the issue should resolve.

Another thing you can try is open Nvidia Control Panel and select “Manage 3D settings” and then select “Program Settings”. Here will be a drop-down list from which you need to select State of Decay 2.

Once selected look for the V-Sync option and set it to Fast. This will potentially resolve your FPS drops and stuttering issue and you would be able to play the game without any problem.

That is all for our State Of Decay 2 Errors along with their potential fixes and workarounds. Did we miss anything or you have a better solution to a problem? Then let us know in the comments.

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