Some tech tips for F1 2018.
F1 2018 runs fine on PC for the most part without any major hiccups. However, some problems present in this version of the game could make it unplayable for some of you out there. If you’ve been facing any such problems with the game, then this guide is here to help you out.
First, the specs:
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Generally speaking, some basic troubleshooting tips should always help you resolve whatever issue you are facing with the PC version of any game. If you are running into problems, maybe first attempt the following steps, and if they don’t work out, look into some of the more specific fixes we have below.
MISSING .DLL FILE
If an error pops up when trying to run the game stating that you are missing a ‘.dll’ file, then you can solve the problem quickly. All you have to do is Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013 and the problem should be resolved.
BLACK SCREEN ERROR
When you run the game, if the game launches into a black screen, then the issue is caused because the game’s resolution is set higher than your monitor’s native resolution. To fix the issue, just press ALT + ENTER to bring the game to windowed mode, and then change the game’s resolution so that it matches the resolution of your monitor.
D3D DEVICE HAS BEEN REMOVED ERROR
Some players have reported encountering this error when trying to run the game. The problem is most likely caused because of an overclocked GPU. To fix the issue, just make sure that your GPU is not overclocked. If the problem persists, it is probably because your GPU driver isn’t compatible with the game, so try updating the GPU driver and see if that fixes the problem.
Note: Given that the wide range of PC hardware out there, the fixes mentioned here may or may not work for you. But it’s worth giving them a shot since these have worked for players who own the PC version of Madden NFL 19.