How To Fix Starfield Starfield Performance Issues

How To Fix Starfield Starfield Performance Issues

Starfield is an upcoming open-world role-playing game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. The game is scheduled to be released on September 6, 2023, for Microsoft Windows and Xbox Series X/S. The early access of the game was just released and only players who bought digital premium edition have access to this.

However, some players who have pre-ordered the game are reporting that they are experiencing performance issues, such as low frame rates, stuttering, and crashes. In this blog post, we will explore How To Fix Starfield Starfield Performance Issues.

How To Fix Starfield Starfield Performance Issues

How To Fix Starfield Starfield Performance Issues

If you are experiencing performance issues with Starfield, here are some steps you can take to try to fix the problem:

Update your graphics card drivers

Your graphics card drivers are responsible for communicating between your computer and your graphics card. If your graphics card drivers are outdated, it can cause problems with games.

To update your graphics card drivers, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the website of your graphics card manufacturer.
  2. Find the latest drivers for your graphics card.
  3. Download and install the drivers.

Verify the game files

The first thing you should do is verify the game files. This will ensure that all of the game files are present and in good condition. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Steam client.
  2. Click on the Library tab.
  3. Right-click on Starfield and select Properties.
  4. Click on the Local Files tab.
  5. Click on the Verify Integrity of Game Files… button.

Steam will verify the game files and fix any problems that it finds.

Adjust the game’s graphics settings

If you are still experiencing performance issues after updating your graphics card drivers and verifying the game files, you can try adjusting the game’s graphics settings. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Launch Starfield.
  2. Click on the Settings tab.
  3. Click on the Graphics tab.
  4. Adjust the graphics settings as needed.

Disable unnecessary background programs

Unnecessary background programs can use up system resources and cause performance issues. To disable unnecessary background programs, follow these steps:

  1. Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open Task Manager.
  2. Click on the Processes tab.
  3. Select the programs that you want to disable.
  4. Click on the End task button.

Reinstall the game

If you have tried all of the above solutions and you are still having problems, you can reinstall the game. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Uninstall Starfield.
  2. Restart your computer.
  3. Reinstall Starfield.
How To Fix Starfield Starfield Performance Issues


I hope this blog post has helped you fix the performance issues with Starfield. If you have any other questions, please feel free to leave a comment below.

Masab Farooque is a Tech Geek, Writer, and Founder at The Panther Tech. He is also a lead game developer at 10StaticStudios. When he is not writing, he is mostly playing video games