Cyberpunk Crashing in Combat and Fights: Why and How to Fix it?

Cyberpunk Crashing in Combat and Fights: Why and How to Fix it?

In an intensive Combat or Fight, Cyberpunk 2.0 Phantom Liberty starts crashing. Fixing it only requires a change of two settings.

Players noted that when they were in intense combat or fights, it resulted in a random crash of the game

CD Projekt finally redeemed themselves after all the embarrassment with the Cyberpunk launch. With the release of the Cyberpunk Phantom Liberty, the game had an overhaul, changing the AI, and the mechanics, and fixing it altogether in one piece.

Therefore, it earned the title of Cyberpunk 2.0 from the gaming community itself. Nothing more than applause from the players themselves. But, you can find the trails of old Cyberpunk here and there while playing the game, especially when fighting enemies or doing some OP Combat takedowns.

Cyberpunk seems to crash a lot when players engage in Combat or Fights, taking away the peak experience of the game. But, why is it so? Is there a way to fix it? Don’t worry, this isn’t something you should be banging your head for. With a simple 3 to 5-step method, you can fix these crashes in combat. Let’s get on with the details.

Why is Cyberpunk 2.0 Phantom Liberty Crashing in Combat?

When you are fighting with your enemies, performing jump attacks, or finishers, you will be faced with a challenging crash. What’s the reason behind this crash? Everything else seems fine though. Well, the crash is because of a simple setting in the game.

With that setting enabled, you might have a letdown from the game itself. It is mostly due to intense scenes or fast objects. The memory seems to find itself helpless pulling all those things together, resulting in a game crash.

The Cyberpunk 2.0 Phantom Liberty Crashing During Combat is due to HDD Mode, and Cross Platform Saves Set (both being ON)

How to Fix Cyberpunk Crashing in Combat and Fights

To fix this issue, you will have to head over to your in-game settings and turn off the HDD Mode. Also, you have to Turn off the Cross Platform Saves Set. If you are having trouble finding these settings, we got you covered.

  • Open Cyberpunk 2.0 Phantom Liberty on Steam
  • Head over to Settings
  • Find the Gameplay Tab
  • Scroll or Head down
  • You will find HDD Mode, set to Off
  • Again, Scroll down and you will find “Enable Cross-Platform Saves Set”, set to off as well
  • Now save those settings, and restart the game

This will instantly fix the Cyberpunk 2.0 Phantom Liberty Crashing During Combat or Fights. In case it doesn’t you have to check your arsenal as well. You might be using a Modified Katana. Get rid of that because it is the cause of issues in Cyberpunk 2.0.

You might be faced with Phantom Liberty High CPU Usage as well during intense combat, or you might have that Cyberpunk Screen Flickering issue occasionally.

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