Warframe Stuck on Loading Screen [SOLVED]

If your Warframe is stuck on the loading screen, here we have a fix. 👍

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In 2013, the very ambitious game Warframe was released, a free-to-play third-person shooter with beautiful graphics but questionable gameplay. Buggy, repetitive, and without a real story. It was a mediocre game back then that didn’t attract many audiences. However, the game has seen over 24 massive upgrades and has held up to this day with a large player base. Despite the many updates, you can often experience certain errors and problems that can deter you from continuing to play this unique game. One such issue is when Warframe gets stuck on the loading screen. However, do not give up because we have prepared this guide in which we offer you our solutions to solve this problem.

Why I’m stuck on the loading screen in Warframe?

We will highlight several reasons why this problem occurs:

  • The game servers are down.
  • Incompatible PC specification.
  • Outdated GPU driver.
  • Corrupted game files.
  • Corrupted saved game files.
  • A firewall or antivirus is blocking the game.
  • Overlay issue.

How do I fix it when Warframe is stuck on the loading screen?

As usual, we advise you to do these simple steps first:

In case you still haven’t solved the problem, go to our following tips:

  1. Update GPU driver
  2. Verify and repair game files
  3. Update game
  4. Disable overlays
  5. Delete game save files
  6. Reinstall Warframe

1. Update GPU driver

Warframe can have trouble starting, get stuck on the loading screen, crash, and get a black screen, all of which can be caused by an outdated or corrupted graphics driver. Update your graphics driver as follows:

⭐ Update GPU driver through Device Manager

1. Right-click on the Start Menu and choose  Device Manager from the quick access menu.

Device Manager

2. Double-click on Display adapters to expand it.

Update GPU driver

3. Right-click on your GPU, click Update driver, and choose Search automatically for drivers.

4. When the system has finished installing the new driver, restart your PC and try to launch the game.

⭐ Update GPU driver through the web browser

Another way is to visit the official website of your GPU manufacturer (AMD or NVIDIA) and download and install the latest driver version from there.

⭐ Update GPU driver using DriverFix

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2. Verify and repair game files

Time needed: 3 minutes.

Warframe probably be stuck on the loading screen if one or more game files are corrupted or missing. So, check and fix corrupted game files in the Steam client.

  1. Open the Steam game library.

    Launch the Steam client and go to your game library.Warframe Stuck On the Loading Screen - Games Library

  2. Open Warframe Properties

    Right-click on the game and select Properties from the context menu.Warframe Stuck On the Loading Screen - The Game Properties

  3. Repair game files

    Select LOCAL FILES from the menu and click on Verify integrity of game files. Wait until Steam verifies and repairs all game files.Warframe Stuck On the Loading Screen - Verify Integrity of the Game Files

  4. Restart your PC

    Try to launch Warframe to check if the issue is gone.

3. Update game

Warframe will most likely get stuck on the loading screen if not updated. Do the following:

1. Right-click on Warframe and choose Properties.

2. Select Updates from the left pane and then choose High Priority – Always auto-update this game.

Warframe Stuck On the Loading Screen - Game Updates

3. Exit and relaunch the Steam client to start updates, if any, automatically.

4. Disable overlays

The overlay option can cause Warframe to get stuck on the loading screen, so we recommend temporarily turning it off in the Steam launcher. Do the following:

1. Open the Steam client and go to the games library.

2. Right-click on the Warframe and choose Properties.

3. Under the General option, untick the checkbox next to Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game.

Warframe Stuck On the Loading Screen - Disable Overlay

Similarly, disable overlay in Windows Xbox Game Bar, Discord, MSI Afterburner, RivaTuner, NVIDIA, and AMD drivers, etc.

5. Delete game save files

Warframe can also get stuck on the loading screen due to corrupted game save files. You may need to delete the corrupted game files on your system to fix this problem. Do the following:

1. Press Windows + R keys to show the Run dialog box.

2: Type; %APPDATA%\..\Local and press Enter.

Appdata Local

3. Locate the Warframe folder and delete the saved game files (Folder with strange numbers).

Warframe Stuck On the Loading Screen - Save Game Folder

4. Try to launch Warframe to check if it is still stuck on the loading screen.

6. Reinstall Warframe

If the previous steps failed to fix Warframe stuck on the loading screen issue, try reinstalling the game. By reinstalling, you will download the latest version of the game, which has patches for all the problems detected until then. Do following:

1. Open the Steam client and go to the games library.

2. Right-click on Warframe and choose Manage>Uninstall.

Warframe Uninstall game

3. Go to Store and download Warframe again. Try to use a different folder than the previously installed game.


We sincerely hope some of our tips will help you solve the problem if Warframe is stuck on the loading screen. Let us know in the comments below which solution worked for you or if you have a better solution we haven’t listed here.

If you encounter any issues or errors while playing your favorite games and require support, feel free to contact us here. Our team is always ready to assist you and ensure your gaming experience is seamless and enjoyable.

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