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Alien Fireteam Elite Not Launching, Crashing & Freezing Error Fix

Playing Alien Fireteam Elite? or facing some weird crashes, freezing and other game errors, then this is not only with you, many players reported about the Alien Fireteam Elite not launching from steam.

Alien Fireteam Elite is an amazing Multiplayer Alien Game, where your main focus is to kill the Xenomorphs (Aliens) and to survive and complete the missions.

The Errors are very common in every steam game, the solution to all the fixes are provided below, make sure you check every working method, that might work for you.

The Basic Reason for Steam games Crash

Every new game including Alien Fireteam Elite when the first run on your computer which checks for the basic drivers that the game required if it is there or not.

The game always needs the updated drivers and other useful software that are required to run the game. If the game is lacking some drivers, it is obvious to behave wrong or crash while playing.

Make sure you always check the basic game system requirements for running the game and check if you have all the latest drivers running with the latest windows version support.

Other ways to solve game crash are explained in the methods below –

Alien Fireteam Elite : Fixes

Update Steam App

The basic problem fix of the game crash is to update the steam software, which is highly recommended if you are using the old version from other unknown sources. Make sure your steam is set to auto-update.

  1. Run Steam App
  2. Go to Steam button on top left
  3. Click Check for “Steam Client Updates”
  4. Done

Update Game

The second initial step is to check if the game is up to date or not. Make sure to update the Aliens Fireteam elite, even if it is a small update.

The small updates we see in the steam are basically the Bug & Fixes update. So try your luck, if the game auto-fixes just by updating.

  1. Open steam
  2. Go to Library
  3. Right click game
  4. Update!

Verify Game Files

This Step is an alternative to the second method, you can also verify your game files if you do not want to update the whole game.

Steam will find all the missing files and download them for you if was deleted by mistake before or by your antivirus software.

  1. Open Steam
  2. Go to Library at the Top bar
  3. Select the game and Right click
  4. Go to Local files Tab
  5. Click verify Integrity of game files
  6. After that, Simply Run the game!

Delete Save files & Steam Cloud Save

If the Fireteam Elite is crashing, then this method can help you, you do not have to reinstall the whole game again if this method works for you.

Sometimes, the game save files can cause crashing issues, where the old data are stored. Make sure you once try to delete that save file and try again.

  1. Go to Start and search for Run
  2. Type – Appdata
  3. Open Local Folder
  4. Search for “Endeaver” Folder and Delete it

Disabling Cloud save –

  1. Go to Steam, Library
  2. Select the Aliens Fireteam Elite
  3. Right click, Go to Properties
  4. In General tab Disable the “Keep game saves in the Steam Cloud”
  5. Restart the game

Update Direct x & Visual c++ Restributables

Using old version or Direct x and visual c++ drivers can cause many problems in the games, they are highly required when you run any game.

Steam auto installs the direct x and other drivers automatically but sometimes installing these drivers manually can help you to solve this problem easily.

  1. Go to Direct x Update and visual c++ redistributables Update Page.
  2. Downlaod both the files (x32 or x64 bit)
  3. Install or Update them
  4. Restart your PC

Update Graphics Driver

Always keep your graphics card drivers up to date. The Crash problem can be because of the outdated GPU driver you have installed on your PC.

So, Make sure you update your AMD or NVIDIA Graphics driver to the latest release and avoid such errors.

  1. Go to AMD Driver Page or Nvidia Download Page
  2. Fill the required PC specifications there
  3. Click Download Button
  4. Install the drivers with Express Installation
  5. Restart the PC

Disable Steam & Discord Overlay

Overlays are useful if you are playing the game also doing some other tasks like – using steam shortcuts, steam chats or other discord chats & Audio.

These overlay features can affect the game and it is normal for the game to crash. Try to disable the overlay feature once and see if the errors are fixed.

Disabling Steam overlay –

  1. Open Steam, Go to Library
  2. Choose Alien Fire team Elite
  3. Right click, go to properties
  4. In General Disable the “Enable the Steam overlay while in-game”

Disabling Discord Overlay –

  1. Open Discord App
  2. Go to User Settings at bottom near your profile
  3. Go to Game Activity
  4. Find Alien Fire team elite there
  5. Click Toggle Overlay on the right side.

Do the same for the other overlay applications. I hope these methods solved your game crash and other problems, if not make sure to comment down also which method worked for you, it will help the others.

Written by
Nikhil Kumar

Nikhil Kumar is a Future Gaming site Professional writer who focus more on Game guides, Error Fixes, and some interesting How-to posts for needy ones. Detailed and Unique posts are always coming from me and written in easy language for better understanding.

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