How to Fix Ghostwire Tokyo UE4 Fatal Error Issue

Tango Gameworks’ latest psychological horror title Ghostwire Tokyo launched very recently. But since its release, the game has shown some technical issues and bugs. Anyway, a few players are now complaining about the UE4 Fatal crash error. However, as per suffered players while trying to launch the game, they received an error message that says- “Unhandled Exception: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION reading address 0x0000000000000000” OR “UE4 – Snowball game crash….fatal error” and prevent them from playing the game. 

If you’re experiencing the same error message on your Ghostwire Tokyo, you’re in the right place. In this article, we have tried hard to list a few reliable solutions to solve the same issue. So let’s move on to quick fixes without delay.

Fix 1: Update Driver

As the first solution to the Ghostwire Tokyo UE4 Fatal Error issue, you need to check if your graphics driver is up to date. If not, you should update it as soon as possible and see the change. To do so,

  • Firstly, open the Device Manager window on your system screen
  • Then select the Display adapters and expand the same section.Update driver
  • Now select and right-click on your Graphics driver, click on the Update driver option from the sub-menu.
  • Finally, restart the system and try again to play the game. 

Fix 2: Launch in DirectX 11

Another solution to tackle the Ghostwire Tokyo UE4 Fatal Error issue is launching the game in DirectX 11. This trick has helped many players, so we strongly recommend it in your case as well. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open Steam and move to its Library section.
  • Then select and right-click on Ghostwire Tokyo and click on the Properties option.dx11
  • Inside the newly opened screen, select the General tab and type -dx11 in the Launch Options text box, and click on OK.
  • Finally, relaunch the game and play the game without any trouble.

Fix 3: Update Windows

If you encountered a Ghostwire Tokyo UE4 Fatal Error problem on your PC, it might be due to an outdated operating system. The practical solution here is to update your operating system to the latest version and try to play the game again. To do so,

  • Firstly, press Windows + I altogether to launch the Settings menu.
  • Then select the Windows Update option and click on the Check for updates tab from the newly opened screen. 
  • Finally, launch the game and feel the improvement.

Fix 4: Disable Overclock

If you have enabled overclocking, you need to disable the overclocking feature, and you must change the settings to the default GPU clock. Once done, see this trick helps you or not.

Fix 5: Lower Graphics Settings

With all the changes, you can reduce the game graphics settings. You can also use MSI Afterburner and reduce the GPU clock to 60 MHz. If this does not resolve the issue, you need to limit Ghostwire Tokyo’s maximum FPS. To do so, 

  • Firstly, right-click on any white space on your desktop and select the NVIDIA Control Panel.
  • Then select the Manage 3D settings and click on the Program settings. 
  • Now select the Ghostwire Tokyo from the list, enable its Max FPS, set the value, and save the changes.
  • Finally, relaunch the game and check you have exited from the said error. 

These are the top 5 fixes for the Ghostwire Tokyo UE4 Fatal Error issue. If you have any queries or concerns regarding this article, you can leave a comment in the comment box below.