How To Fix Far Cry 5 Errors, Crashes, FPS Issues, Game Security Violation


Since Far Cry is a Ubisoft franchise, multiple sequels are bound to happen. Although Far Cry 4 was well received on PC, Far Cry 5 is struggling a bit and getting bashed by many users on Steam based on Performance.

However, there are some reviews that claim it to be a very smooth game. Gameplay wise, Far Cry 5 has managed to secure decent reviews from critics and we are hoping that those performance issues being faced by the users don’t spoil it for PC gamers.

For your assistance, we have shortlisted the common issues being faced by the game and their possible fixes. So browse through the following listing and you might be able to fix your issue.

Some of the Far Cry 5 errors that players complained about on the Steam dashboard are related to the launch of the game, it’s either stuck updating or crashes to desktop. Other bugs are random crashes during gameplay and performance issues like low fps and lag.

You are probably encountering one of the issues above so let’s go ahead and fix it. First, make sure that you meet the minimum system requirements of the game, you can find them below.



    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz or AMD FX-6300 @ 3.5 GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 or AMD R9 270 (2GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 or better)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 40 GB available space


    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-4770 @ 3.4 GHz or AMD Ryzen 5 1600 @ 3.2 GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or AMD R9 290X (4GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 or better)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 40 GB available space

Far Cry 5 Errors Fixes:

Please note that if your PC doesn’t meet the minimum system requirements of the game, our guide won’t help you fix your game because your issues are probably generated by your PC.

Below you will find the most encountered Far Cry 5 errors that players are complaining about at the moment. For each issue, you will find a corresponding solution or workaround on how to fix it. If something is now clear or if you don’t know how to apply our solutions, you can reach us at our Support page.

#1 Far Cry 5 Crashes

For some players, the game crashes to desktop after a few minutes of launching or it might crash while playing a match, at the final buzzer of the game, for example. Either way, this issue seems to be generated by your graphic card driver not being compatible with the game. To fix this issue check our solutions below.


  • You can try and update your graphic card driver if you don’t already have the latest version of it.
  • Make sure that you are using your dedicated GPU while playing.
  • Optimize GPU! If nothing works for you, you can try our tool to optimize your GPU and get rid of the crashes. For more details, check the tutorial at the end of the post!

#2 Far Cry 5 Not Starting

For some players, the game is not starting at all. They try to launch it from the steam dashboard and nothing happens, or they get stuck at the loading screen, sometimes they even encounter the annoying black screen issue.

This issue might be generated by some interference between the game and third-party applications on your PC like screen recorders or antivirus software. So an easy fix for this might be to disable all the third party applications that your PC is currently running, check the list below for more solutions on how to launch your game.

How to launch the game:

  • Make sure that your antivirus software hasn’t deleted something that the game needs, for example, your .exe
  • Check your drivers and see if they are updated
  • Run the game executable in Administrator mode
  • Right click the .exe and then properties and look into compatibility
  • If none of the solutions above helped and you still can’t launch your game, you can use our tool to help you do that. For more details, check the tutorial at the end of the post!

#3 Far Cry 5 Game Security Violation

Are you running any Anti-Virus or Firewall software? Are you running any other programs at the same time as the game that might interact with it or any Game Files? This could be an innocuous as the Discord Overlay.

Make sure that your game is not interfering with any applications. After that go ahead and follow the steps below.

You can also try to change your Windows system language to English.This issue is because the Easy Anti Cheat couldn’t show the (R) symbol correctly. To check this, first, go to your Far Cry 5 game directory. Open the bin folder, then EasyAntiCheat folder. Open up “EasyAntiCheat_Setup.exe” and make sure the Far Cry 5 is displayed correctly like below.

  • Best solution! If nothing works for you or if you don’t know how to apply the workarounds below, you can use our tool. It will help you optimize the game and fix the game security violation issue. Go ahead and find it at the end of this post.

#3 Far Cry 5 Performance Issues (Low FPS, FPS Drops, Stuttering)

No question that the game is poorly optimized at the moment. It works like crap on high-end PC’s and players are getting ridiculously low framerates. Check our workarounds below to optimize your game and get the maximum fps that your PC can get from the game.

Optimization workarounds:

  • Turn off VSync
  • Try to play the game in different graphic versions like low/medium and see what works best for you
  • Make sure that your GPU driver is up to date
  • If you still encounter unplayable framerates and your game is not optimized, you can use our tool to optimize your game automatically and get stable high fps. Check the tutorial at the end of the post for more details!

Solution For Far Cry 5 Errors:

*Only for the issues described above

Do you want to embark on an awesome adventure in Far Cry 5?

But you are unable to do all of that awesome stuff because errors, glitches, and bugs get in your way :(.

Don’t worry anymore! We are here to help you fix those issues and play the game in no time with those great optimized frame rates :).

How? That’s simple, we developed a tool that will identify your issues and fix it. It’s not magic, our tool will optimize your GPU and PC for maximum performance. It will install the required files and redistributables for your game to launch properly and with no crashes. It will check your internet connection and the server responsitivity and will help you login into the game at the correct moment when the queue is not so crowded.

We know that you paid quite a lot of money for your game and not being able to play it just sucks. Below you can find an image on how our tool looks like and also a tutorial on how to properly use it. Please follow the tutorial step by step to make sure that you apply the tool correctly to your game. If you are not sure about some things, please contact our support team. You can find the download link in the first step of the tutorial!

It’s pretty simple to use our tool, but you also have a tutorial below. Follow the steps and if you have any questions just leave a comment or use our Support system, and someone from our team will help you.

How to apply our tool:

  1. You can find the download link for our tool here: download
  2. Extract the downloaded archive on your PC, and open the tool 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 Steam install folder it should be: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Far Cry 5”.
  5. Now select your issue or issues from the box to the right.
  6. After your issue is 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 tool. We use this service because it’s 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 the game!

We hope that our guide helped you fix your Far Cry 5 errors and that now you are enjoying the game. If you have questions please use the comment section below and we will help you as soon as possible. Have fun gaming!

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1 Comment
  1. sibghatullah says


    i wanna to tell u that in far cry 5 i m getting a glitch in my game the water is invisible please help me

    thanks and regards

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