How to Fix FIFA 16 Server Error, Crashes, Lag [Easiest Ways]

Resolve all your FIFA 16 game troubles with our quick and descriptive solutions ⚽

The EA-released FIFA 16 soccer game introduces female footballers, with 12 women’s national teams. Besides that, some users reported a few issues with the game on the PC version, so our team looked into them.

The most common FIFA 16 errors are in-game lag, crashes, stuttering, disconnection issues, and some minor glitches in the game.

Therefore, you should check the guides below to find your error and see how to fix it accordingly. Before applying the solutions, very if your PC meets the system requirements of the game in order to run it smoothly.

FIFA 16 Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-2100 3.1 GHz or AMD Phenom 9750 Quad-Core 2.4GHz
  • RAM: 4 GB System Memory
  • GPU RAM: 1GB Video Memory
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 650 or Radeon HD 5770
  • HDD: 15GB Available Space
  • DX: DirectX 11

How can I fix FIFA 16 errors on my PC?

1. FIFA 16 server ZIP issues

This tricky issue can appear while you’re launching the game and interrupt the game starting due to server issues caused by different factors.

First, you may want to verify the connection and make sure that everything works properly. However, you can also simply wait for 30 seconds while the game is loading on the start page.

If that doesn’t work, go and run the network troubleshooter to detect and solve the server issues:

  • Type in Troubleshoot settings > Go to Other troubleshooters > Select Internet connection and run the process to repair your issue.

2. FIFA 16 crashes

  • Update the graphics driver
  1. Type Device Manager in the search box.
  2. Go to Display adapters and right-click on the driver.
  3. Choose Update driver and Search automatically for driver.
    Update GPU driver
  4. Wait for the installation to complete and restart the PC.
A lot of players frequently reported random crashes. To fix this issue, you just need to update your graphics card drivers with a trusted tool named PC HelpSoft which will help you update the required drivers for your graphics card.

Get PC HelpSoft

  • Play the game in compatibility mode: Right-click on the game and click Properties > Go to Compatibility tab > Run this program for compatibility mode for and choose an earlier Windows version.
    click Compatibility mode
  • Repair the game files: On Steam, right-click on the game and go to Properties > Go to the Local files tab > Now, click on Verify the integrity of game files
    Verify Integrity of Game File

3. FIFA 16 Disconnection issues

  • If your game disconnects or if you have connectivity issues, you need to check if you have the required ports for the game to work properly. To do that, follow the instructions on the EA technical support.

4. FIFA 16 Lag and stuttering

To fix this issue, make sure that your drivers are updated. Also, you can use a game booster to help your PC run faster, or close any conflicting background applications that occupy your memory.

To do so, click on Task Manager > Hold on Processes tab > Find any conflicting programs that run in the background and > click End task to remove them.

➡️ FIFA 16 Points issue

We know there’s a problem, so more people are experiencing it. Unfortunately, nothing you can do on your own to fix it besides, closing and re-opening the game or restarting your console/PC to see if that gets them back.

Some people are seeing them after doing this; other people are seeing their hours after buying them. Contact EA chat or Xbox Support if it’s been a while.

➡️ FIFA 16 Club Name issue

If you are receiving this error “Your club name or abbreviation contains a censored word, please rename your club.” try to create your team/club via the web application.

➡️ FIFA 16 Resolution/Black Borders Issue

If the full-screen scaling is not enabled through your hardware, you can have black borders on your screen. To fix this, you have to change your resolution according to your display.

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We hope that our tips helped you fix FIFA 16 errors and that now you are playing and enjoying the game without errors.

If you have any questions or encounter any other errors that were not covered above, please comment below and we will help you fix them.

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  1. Jamil says

    I have ce 34878-0 error in my ps4
    And want get ride of it
    And try every way that sony noted but ithis error repeat.plz help me

  2. Chon Salfa says

    It can’t allow me to play the tournament it allows Friendly’s only

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