Some tech tips for Far Cry 5.
For the most part, Far Cry 5 runs well on the PC without any major problems. However, some players have run into a range of technical issues which makes the game unplayable. Ubisoft is currently working on addressing these issues, but in the meantime, you can find some solutions to these prominent errors in this guide.
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.
CONTROLLER DOES NOT WORK
To fix this issue, just go to Steam’s controller settings and deselect all of the controllers listed there. Once you’ve done this, close Steam and launch the game from Uplay. This should resolve the issue for you.
UPLAY IS NOT CONNECTING
This error is caused either because of some network problems or because your antivirus/firewall is not granting access to the game. To fix the issue, just add Uplay services as an exception in your firewall.
FAR CRY 5 UPC.EXE ERROR
To fix this problem, first verify the game files through Steam. If that doesn’t resolve the issue, then try reinstalling the entire game as this may fix the issue for you.
DISK WRITE ERROR
Even if you have the required amount of space on your hard disk, the game may sometimes require more space to unpack some files. If you encounter this error, just free up some space on your hard drive and this should resolve the issue.
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 Far Cry 5.