How to Fix For Honor Crashes, Errors, Black screen, Controller Issues, Lagging, Connection Errors, Skip Intro, Match About to Start Error

For Honor has been out for a week now on PC and consoles, yet still many experience crashes, black screen, errors, freezing, lag, controller issues, and other bugs. To help you out, we’ve listed the best fixes we’ve tried. Please try everything, and if you still get crashes and errors, please comment and we’ll try to help out.

How to Fix For Honor Crashes, Errors, Black screen, Controller Issues, Lagging, Connection Errors, Skip Intro, Match About to Start Error

#1 For Honor Crashes on Startup

  • If you have Easyanticheat installed, turn it off
  • Uninstall nVidia Experience
  • Turn off graphics anti-aliasing
  • Set window to full screen
  • Update all your drivers. You can use this driver fix utility.

#2 For Honore Crashes when buying steel

You need your steam overlay active. Turn off any anti malware software and restart both UPlay and Steam to get the Steam overlay back. When you try to buy steel, it will bring up a window in Steam and you pay from your Steam wallet.

#3 For Honor Crashes when pressing Quit or game crashes randomly

Please try the fixes in #1.

#4 For Honor Steam version asking for Uplay key

Open Steam as admin and you should be able to run the game.

#5 Sound issues – weak sounds, distant sounds, etc.

For now, restarting the game is the only fix.

#6 Freeze fix

Change from borderless window to full screen.

#7 Controller not responding

Setting guard mode on toggle instead of hold seems to solve the problem.

#8 Error code 10018

Close the game, check and close other remaining For Honor/UPlay processes, then restart Uplay.

#9 Bluetooth controller input lag and crashes in For Honor Beta

Try disabling vibrations in the settings.

#10 “Match is about to start” error

If you want to remove the message “You are below the minimum specs” from the corner of my screen, press Shift+F2 for the UPlay overlay, then click the X on the pop up.

#11 How to skip intro

If you are having an issue where you can’t skip the intro and select your group, you should unplug all non mouse controllers like gamepads, wheels, joysticks until you manage to start the game and select the menu

#12 Controller does not work on PC

Simply unplug any unused controllers and you should be able to use your controller.

#13 Multiplayer lag

Install this lag fix solution to remove lag when playing For Honor online.

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