A few tech tips for PES 17’s PC version.
This year’s PES is one of the best in years- and in terms of actually recreating and simulating the sport that it is based on, it may yet be the best game of its genre, ever. PES 17 is Konami and the PES franchise’s best foot forward, and is likely to win the series some new converts and fans as a result.
Unfortunately, the PC does not get this excellent game- the PC version of PES 17 is rather based on the far more limited, PS3 and Xbox 360 builds of the game. This means that you are getting a significantly worse and more inferior experience on PC with PES than you are on PS4 or Xbox One. Not only that, but the PC version suffers from a fair few issues, too. If you’re playing PES 17 on PC, and you run into any technical problems, this guide should help you resolve all of them.
But first, find below the minimum and required specs:
Please be advised that the following methods are to be used at the sole discretion of the system owner. GamingBolt or its staff members take no responsibility for problems that may arise or issues that may occur from trying the below. Always remember that official support is always the best support.
FPS DROPS AND STUTTERING
For a game with requirements as low as PES 17, and for simply being as unintensive as PES 17 is, there can be quite a bit of stuttering and frame rate drops in that it suffers from.
If it happens to you, and you are using an Nvidia GPU, you may wish to try the following steps to see if they work for you:
Nvidia owners may also wish to try the following:
Finally, if you are playing the game on your laptop, you need to look into switching from your integrated GPU to your discrete one, as well.
This one is as simple as they come- if you are having trouble running the game because you get DirectX errors, your build of DirectX is either outdated, or corrupted. Download a new DirectX build, and reinstall to upgrade or repair it- this should resolve the problem.
Startup crashes in PES 17 are relatively uncommon- if you are running into some, it indicates that you’ve got some corrupted or outdated drivers which are interfering with the running of the game.
Much like startup crashes, DLL errors ultimately come down to missing or corrupted DLL files. The trouble is, figuring out which DLL file is going rogue is pretty much impossible to figure out, especially since a lot of DLL files are not generated from any specific source.
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 World of Warcraft Legion.