How To Fix Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Errors, Crashes, Performance Issues

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Warhammer: Vermintide 2 has launched for PC and consoles, however, like many PC ports, Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is also a victim of crashes, errors and issues like game crashing at launch, unknown file version, slot_data script error and more.

Here we will discuss all the errors that PC players have been experiencing while trying to play the game and will also provide you with a possible fix or a workaround so that you can play the game without any problem.

Developers optimized the game engine so players with older systems can play, and those with faster PCs can up the ante with more units and more eye-candy.

Although the optimization, there are still some gamers that are complaining about issues and bugs. They are saying that they can’t launch the game or that they encounter some game breaking crashes.

So go ahead and check if you match the system requirements, you can find them below, and after that search for your issue in our guide and fix it!

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM:

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, 64-bit Windows 8 (8.1) or 64-bit Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-2300 @ 2.80 GHz / AMD FX-4350 @ 4.2 GHz
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD 5870
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 45 GB available space

RECOMMENDED:

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7- 3770 @ 3.5 GHz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970/1060 or ATI Radeon R9 series
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 45 GB available space

Warhammer Vermintide 2 Errors Solutions:

Check out our support page here if you don’t know how to apply a solution to your game. Someone from our team will help you fix your game as soon as possible!

#1 Warhammer Vermintide 2 Crashes

Some players are complaining that after playing normally for a few hours their game starts all of a sudden to crash. For some, their PC also restarts.

For some PC players, the launcher is crashing while trying to play Warhammer: Vermintide 2. This issue or error is related the .NET 4.5.2 runtimes. All you have to do is uninstall .NET from your PC and reinstall .NET4.5.2 from this link.

 

Solutions:

  • Start Game in Offline Mode
    Some people have claimed this worked for them. In Steam, go to Steam in the top left corner and press: Go Offline. Now start the game.
  • Wait more than 5 minutes
    Some people have claimed they had to wait quite some time for the game to load, longer than most games.
  • Add the game manually to Firewall Exceptions
    Sometimes the firewall exception window doesn’t appear and the user will have to add the game manually. A combination of this fix and the above two may be needed in order to be effective.
  • Turn off Steam Overlay for Warhammer II
    Go to your library, open up the properties of Warhammer II. In the General tab disable Steam Overlay.
    Otherwise, make sure you’ve updated your graphics card drivers, restarted steam and your PC, as well verifying your game cache integrity.
  • Disable mods you’ve installed, or just remove them. Some people have installed mods that may cause your game to crash. If you do have mods installed, remove them just to be sure.
  • 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 Warhammer Vermintide 2 Not Launching

You press Start in the Steam library and nothing happens? It’s not just you, most of the players are encountering this annoying issue and they are unable to launch the game.

We came up with a list of various solutions to help you launch your game. Check it out below and apply those solutions to fix your issue.

Not Starting Solutions:

  • Disable your antivirus and your windows firewall

If your antivirus is running, disable it. Please keep in mind that while your antivirus is turned off your computer is no longer protected against viruses, and browsing the web without the antivirus could potentially harm your computer.

The same must be done with your windows firewall.

  • Verify integrity of Game Cache

– In Steam, select and right click on Total War: Warhammer II.

– Select Properties.

– Select the “Local Files” tab.

– Select “Verify Integrity Of Game Cache”

– Once this process is finished click Ok/Done.

– Exit and fully close Steam.

– Launch Steam.

– If you are automatically logged in to your account, please log out of your account.

– Log into your Steam account.

– Launch the game.

  • 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 Warhammer Vermintide 2 Performance Issues

Performance issues are common in a new releases game. You just need to optimize your PC a little bit and make some tweaks and you will get that perfect frame-rates after that. To find out about those tweaks, read or workarounds below.

Optimization workarounds:

  • Set a preferred graphics processor

1.For AMD:

To set a preferred graphics processor for Warhammer II, using AMD Switchable Graphics Technology:

  1. Ensure that you have the latest GPU drivers from either your Laptop’s manufacturer’s official website or AMD’s website.
  2. Right-click on the desktop and select ‘Configure Switchable Graphics.’
  3. Once the Catalyst Control Center has launched, look for ‘Warhammer2.exe’ in the Recent Applications list. If it is not there, either launch Warhammer II then return to the Switchable Graphics menu, or select ‘Browse,’ and navigate to your Warhammer II Steam App folder (commonly “C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Total War Warhammer2”) and select Warhammer2.exe.
  4. To the right of Warhammer2.exe in the Switchable Graphics menu there should be a button saying ‘Not Assigned.’ Left click on it to cycle through the options, which are ‘Power-Saving,’ and ‘High Performance.’
    a. The Power-saving option makes use of the more Integrated GPU, and High Performance uses your higher performance AMD discrete GPU. Select whichever one you prefer.
  5. Once you have selected your preference, click ‘Apply’ in the bottom right corner to confirm & apply.

2. For Nvidia:

To set a preferred Graphics processor for Warhammer II, using Nvidia’ Control Panel:

  1. Ensure that you have the latest GPU drivers from either your Laptop’s manufacturer’s official website or Nvidia’s website.
  2. Right click on the desktop and select ‘NVIDIA Control Panel’ Then click ‘Manage 3D Settings’ (on the left hand side).
  3. Once the Manage 3D Settings page has launched, look for ‘Warhammer2.exe’ in the drop-down box underneath “1. Select a program to customize” and left-click on it. If it is not listed, either launch Warhammer II then return to the 3D Settings menu, or select ‘Add’, then ‘Browse’ and navigate to your Warhammer II Steam App folder (commonly “C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Total War Warhammer2”) and select Warhammer2.exe.
  4. Under ‘2. Select the preferred graphics processor for this program’ select the GPU you wish to use to run the game (For the best performance but higher power-consumption, select High-Performance NVIDIA processor).
  5. Once you have selected your preference, click ‘Apply’ in the bottom right corner to confirm & apply..
  • Update your drivers

Out-of-date drivers can cause serious performance issues, including crashing or failing to launch.

Listed below are links to common video and sound card vendors;

Note: To confirm the vendor of either your video or sound card click here.

DISPLAY:

Nvidia

  1. Go to Nvidia’s Driver Support page.
  2. Follow either Option 1 (manually entering device information) or Option 2 (automatically scan and detect device information) to determine the appropriate software version.
  3. Download the software installer and run it, following any directions or prompts.

AMD/Radeon

  1. Go to AMD’s Driver Support page.
  2. Ether manually enter your device information under “Download Drivers” on the right or download the tool to automatically scan and detect your device information from the central column.
  3. Download the suggested software installer and run it, following any directions or prompts.

Intel

  1. Go to Intel’s Driver Support page.
  2. Ether manually enter your device information under “Find downloads by product name” or use the tool to automatically scan and detect your device information from the top of the page.
  3. Download the suggested software installer and run it, following any directions or prompts.

SOUND:

Realtek

  1. Go to Realtek’s Driver Support page.
  2. Select the “High Definition Audio Codecs”.
  3. Accept the terms and click “Next”.
  4. Determine the appropriate version for your operating system and download the installer from the closest mirror site.
  5. Run the installer, following all prompts and instructions.

Note: Ensure a clean product installation. File corruption is a common cause of game problems and can be avoided by uninstalling any previous installation of the product from the hard drive. Always use the Uninstall option through the set up program if it has one.

  • Low-Resolution Texture When Running On Extreme Quality
  • If you are experiencing low-resolution textures when running on extreme quality, it’s most likely that you don’t have enough video memory.You can force an override by ticking the unlimited video memory tick box in the advanced graphics settings however this may impact performance.
  • Another thing, the vegetation alpha is an option that should be set to off for all but the most powerful rigs.
  • 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!

Tutorial Fix For Warhammer Vermintide 2 Errors:

*Only for the issues described above

Do you want to embark on an awesome adventure in Warhammer Vermintide 2?

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\Warhammer: Vermintide 2”.
  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 by now you managed to fix your Warhammer Vermintide 2 errors and that you are enjoying the game. If you have any questions or if you don’t know how to fix an issue, you can comment below or use our Support page and someone from our team will help you with your game. Have fun gaming!

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