Total War: Warhammer 2 Errors, Crashes, Not Downloading, Low FPS, Black Screen And Fixes

Total War: Warhammer 2 has launched to critical acclaim but there are a lot of Total War: Warhammer 2 errors that players are experiencing and all of these errors, crashes, performance issues will be addressed here so players may enjoy the game without any problem.

Total War: Warhammer 2 has launched for PC but like many other games, Total War: Warhammer 2 is subject to issues that players have been experiencing during their time with the game. The game’s support is actively trying to resolve this issue but, until these are officially resolved, you can refer to our own shortlisted issues being faced by users and their possible fixes.

For more help on Total War: Warhammer 2 also read our Beginners Guide, Lizardmen Guide, and Diplomacy Guide.

Total War: Warhammer 2 Errors, Crashes and Fixes

In this Total War: Warhammer 2 Errors and Workarounds Guide, we have detailed everything you need to know about some commonly occuring issues and how to fix them.

Total War: Warhammer 2 Errors, Crashes and Fixes

Total War: Warhammer 2 – Failed To Initialize SteamAPI
Some users have reported that they are facing error “Failed to Initialize SteamAPI” while launching the game. Now the issue has a simple fix, just check your anti-virus that is probably blocking SteamAPI’s access. Just make an exception for this file in the anti-virus or firewall whichever is blocking it and you should be good to go.

Total War: Warhammer 2 – Game Not Launching
Another of the Total War: Warhammer 2 Errors that players are facing is that game doesn’t launch. Now, to fix the issue players try to verify games files and restart Steam and if the data has been corrupted it will be downloaded automatically.

Another thing you can try is update your GPU drivers that might resolve this issue.

Total War: Warhammer 2 – LowFPS/Bad Performance
Many users have reported bad performance, stuttering, and low FPS while playing the Total War: Warhammer 2 that ruin the gameplay experience.

This issue could occur due to your GPU drivers not being compatible with the game. Try updating your GPU drivers to latest versions or at least download the Nvidia or AMD drivers that are released specifically for the game like Game Ready drivers this might resolve the performance of the game.

Another cause of the low FPS or bad performance might be due to the game not 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.

Total War: Warhammer 2 – Black Screen
This is another one of the Total War: Warhammer 2 errors that players are facing. However, for this game, the issue arises for those who are playing the game on high-end monitors that support 240 Hz and reports suggests that the game is running fine on 60 Hz monitors.

Therefore, to fix this issues try locking the game at 60 Hz to play the game. Payers can do that in the config file.

For those who are facing this issue even on a 60 Hz monitor or the above fix did not work then try to run the game in windowed mode that again you might have to change through the config file and the issue should resolve.

Total War: Warhammer 2 – Game Not Downloading
Many users have reported this issue the game does not download the last 400 MBs and the downloading speed is 0 KB/s. To fix this issue make sure you have at least 30 GB free on the drive even though the game doesn’t demand this much space but, this will make the last 400 MBs to download and you can play the game.

Also, Steam might be unpacking the game before downloading this last chunk of game, so give it some time and the game will be downloaded.

Total War: Warhammer 2 – Crashes
Among Total War: Warhammer 2 errors, the game crashing is the most frustrating one. According to users, the game crashes upon initialization and even randomly while they opt to get into battle.

This issue might be linked to your old GPU drivers, so update the drivers to the latest version and this issue might resolve.

Also, crashes might also be linked to your OS which has not been updated for some time. Update your OS to the latest update and the issue should resolve and you can enjoy the game.

Total War: Warhammer 2 – Long Loading Times
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.

Total War: Warhammer 2 – UltraWide Monitor Resolution
For those who are playing the game on UltraWide monitors, the game is presenting an issue with the resolution. The game zooms in and does not give players the overview they should have.

This issue arises because of the UI autoscaling that is set to 200% for some reason for the Ultrawide monitors and instead of scaling the UI, it zooms in. Just tinker with the UO scaler and you will resolve this issue.

Total War: Warhammer 2 – Missing “.dll” Files
Missing “.dll” files is a commonly occurring issue in PC games and it is also one of the Total War: Warhammer 2 errors. This issue can be resolved by updating your Windows that 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.

If you are facing any other Total War: Warhammer 2 errors not listed here or have a better solution to an error, let us know in the comments!

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