How to fix Far Cry 4 Errors, Crashes, FPS Drops, Shadows Issue


Ubisoft released recently Far Cry 4, and some players complained about some errors and crashes that affect their gameplay. The most common Far Cry 4 Errors that people encounter are Random Crashes, FPS Drops, Shadows Issue and Black Screen Error. Because of these errors, you might not be able to play the game, but we released a tutorial below on how to fix them. Ubisoft also released this week Assassin’s Creed Unity, but sadly it has a lot of bugs like crashes and errors that make the game unplayable if you have this game too, and you are unable to play you can fix the bugs with our tutorial here: How to fix Assassin’s Creed Unity Errors. Below you can find the exact errors in Far Cry 4 to see if you have that error so that you can fix it.

How to fix Far Cry 4 Errors:

Far Cry 4 FPS Drops, some players encountered fps drops and low fps like 20-30 that makes the game stutter and hard to play.

“I got this game early, and the fps sucks, and the shade is too dark so if you’re playing on high its dark and doesn’t look good, as well a lot of bugs, would not recommend until fixed.”

Solution: You can also apply our patch at the end of the post if the workarounds below are not helping you.

  • To solve this issue, disable Anti-aliasing and the Ambient Occlusion options in the video settings
  • Reduce the shadows quality settings

Far Cry 4 Crashes, random crashes and crashes at the startup of the game were encountered by some players that resulted in the game being closed and lost progress.

“When I try to start the game it crashes every time and sometimes it doesn’t even launch.Please help me!”

“I can’t even play this game because I get crashes every time I try to play the game, it’s very annoying, I can’t play more than 10-15 minutes because it crashes.”


  • To solve this issue apply our patch at the end of the post, you can also find a tutorial there on how to do that.

Far Cry 4 Shadow Issue, some people are facing problems with the shadow, it’s enormous and black.

“Please help me with this problem, all of the game shadows are black, and I can’t play the game like this.”

Update: Issue fixed with the latest update of the game. If you are still encountering this errors, check our tutorial at the end of the post.

Far Cry 4 Black Screen, you might encounter some problems with the screen turning black.

“Trees and bushes don’t render correctly, and the Map is completely blacked out. If you use anything higher then SSAO then the shadows become to shadowy, and you can’t see any detail at all.How to fix that?”


In the settings, go to shadow settings.Now, change the shadow settings from medium to high by going in video settings.

Far Cry 4 Tutorial to Fix Major Issues:

Our team of developers managed to release a patch that helps you fix the errors described above. You can see how our patch looks like below, where you can also find a tutorial on how to use it and a download link. Please follow the tutorial step by step before asking any questions regarding your issues. Our patch won’t interfere with your Steam account, it will just change some files and .dll in the game folder in order for the errors to be fixed.

Follow the tutorial below to apply the patch correctly to your game.

How to apply our patch:

  1. Download the archive of the patch from here: download
  2.  Extract the downloaded archive on your PC, and open the patch from the folder.
  3. Your GPU will be selected automatically, make sure that you use your dedicated GPU if you have a laptop!
  4. Select the game executable from the game folder, if you used the default install folder it should be: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\Steamapps\common\Far Cry 4”
  5.  Select your issue or issues from the box to the right and click the corresponding “Fix” button.
  6. After your errors are successfully fixed you can click the “Launch Game” button and play the game.

How to download: Well, you might think that our download service is pretty annoying but is very effective. To download you just need to complete a simple offer, it usually takes a few minutes, and after that, you will be able to download the patch. We use this service because is the only way to support our developers and to keep releasing and updating patches for games. Thank you! We hope you understand us and have fun playing Far Cry 4!

Have fun playing the game and we hope that our tips fixed your Far Cry 4 Errors and that now everything runs great. If you have any questions or problems, please contact us with a comment below and we will help you fix your game. -GamesErrors Team.

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