While we genuinely hope that Mass Effect Andromeda will become on the greatest open-world games ever made, we are forced by the circumstance to lower our enthusiasm a bit and talk about a problem that affects most recently released game – graphic/gameplay glitches.
In order to make it easier for most of you who went ahead and bought the game, we are going to show some of the most recurrent issues you might find in the PC version of Mass Effect Andromeda.
Now, the first thing on the table is knowing whether or not you can run the game. We know that Mass Effect Andromeda is cool, gigantic, and so on, but, we have to keep our heads clear and think about if our machine is strong enough to run the game. For more information about the game’s minimum and recommended specifications, you can always head over to BioWare’s official website and review them.
During the game, you might notice things like sudden frame drops, stuttering, or other stuff related to graphical performance. The quickest and painless way to solve this problem is to update you GPU’s drivers. Check with NVidia’s and AMD’s official websites to see if you graphic drivers are up to date.
Another problem that seems to affect quite a lot of PC players is Ryder getting stuck during the cinematics. A quick workaround is to try and switch between the character’s combat or exploration mode. Moreover, jumping might also get Ryder unstuck. If these do not solve your problem, you can always restart the game.
HDR-compatible GPUs seem to have some issues when it comes to rendering the game. If you have any glitches due to HDR, head over to your GPU’s control panel and disable the function. In some instances, pressing ALT+TAB solved the problem.
Now, if your game vehemently refuses to launch, head over to your antivirus’s firewall section, and allow the ActivationUI executable to go through the firewall. Black Screen-related issues can usually be solved by switching the game in borderless mode. This thing can be done by pressing ALT + ENTER. If the problem persists, you can also try to run the game by means of the Mass Effect Andromeda Trial exe.
More importantly, always try to stay in touch with the company’s troubleshooting department. If you encounter any error that cannot be fixed using the methods mentioned above, be sure to report it to the company at once.
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