With the recent release of Dynasty Warriors 8 expansion pack for PC, known as Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition, many of you have probably had a chance to play the game already. The combat game blends excellent graphics and an addictive game play style to create a button masher’s dream. But just like with any game, you may run into PC crashes, error messages, connectivity issues, or similar problems that are common for in the world of PC gaming. Here are a few common errors and problems with basic troubleshooting solutions that may help you have a better, more problem-free gaming experience with Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition.
10 Fixes for Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition Crashes, Freezes, Errors, Black screen, Lagging, Controller bug
1. The game goes to a black screen and freezes in Ambition Mode
Are you playing the game with Windows 8? Windows 8 tends to lead to more Dynasty 8 PC crashes, so try running it with Windows 7 (using Compatibility Mode in Windows 8) and you should not see any more black screens.
2. The game resolution is too small
You can simply go to the options menu and adjust the resolution settings there to match your desktop resolution settings to get a right-fit.
3. I’m having trouble using my Xbox 360 controller for the game
Make sure you remap the controls after switching to an Xbox 360 control. Otherwise you won’t be able to move the camera angles and adjust your view.
4. I seem to be having frame rate issues during game play
This is a common complaint. The game developers are currently working on hammering out the frame rate issues since it is a recent release. For the mean time you use try this driverupdate tool to make sure all your graphics drivers are updated and not causing the poor FPS.
5. I’m not seeing my Steam Achievements list
Try restarting the Steam client, then log in and you should be able to view your achievements.
6. I’m having trouble running the game and keeping a connection on my PC
Your computer may not be able to run the game at the settings level it’s set to. Try lowering some of the settings. It may lower some quality, but it will run the game smoother.
7. The intro will not play. The screen goes black
You might have an issue with your codec driver. Go to your Configurations and turn “Play Movie” to Off for a temporary fix.
8. I’m having trouble finding a Co-Op mode for my friends and I
As of now, only two people can play Co-Op mode, although more should be added soon.
9. The game is lagging pretty bad
This is a common problem with many PC games. First, check your Internet connection and try reconnecting and logging off and back into the game. If not, give the server a minute, because it may just be overloaded.
10. The game is crashing as soon as it starts to load
Another common problem with new PC games. Try restarting Steam, then launch the game again. If this does not work, restart your PC to flush out any leaked memory and try running the game again.
Because Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition is a new game for PC, there will certainly be more problems in the coming weeks. The best way to combat this and help make a better gaming experience is for people to post their specific problems in the comments section. This way, everyone can help each other and the power of the masses can solve problems quickly.