Fix Madden NFL 20 Crashing, Freezing, Controller, Stuttering, Connection and Graphics Issue on PC

 
 

Fix Madden NFL 20 Crashing, Freezing, Controller, Stuttering, Connection and Graphics Issue on PC

Overview: Madden NFL 20 is a singleplayer and multiplayer American football game developed by EA Tiburon and published by Electronic Arts. Today in this article we will troubleshoot Madden NFL 20 Crashing, Freezing, Controller, Stuttering, Connection and Graphics Issue on PC

Check the System Requirement

Most of the issues occur when your computer does not meet the minimum system requirement to play the game. You may experience significant problems while playing the game, so please make sure your PC meets the minimum configuration to play Madden NFL 20. Both Minimum and recommended PC requirement is mentioned below. For best gaming experience recommended configuration is preferred.

Minimum System Requirement to Play Madden NFL 20 PC

Operating System: Windows 7/8.1/10

Architecture: 64 bit

System Memory: 8GB

Processor: AMD FX-4330 or Equivalent, Intel i3-4350 or Equivalent

Graphics Card: AMD Radeon RX 460 or Equivalent, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or Equivalent

DirectX: 11 Compatible video card or equivalent

Hard-drive space: 48.5 GB

Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection

 Madden NFL 20 Recommended PC Requirement

Operating System: Windows 10

Architecture: 64 bit

System Memory: 8GB

Processor: AMD FX-4330 or Equivalent, Intel i3-4350 or Equivalent

Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R9 270x or Equivalent, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 or Equivalent

DirectX: 12 Compatible video card or equivalent

Hard-drive space: 48.5 GB

Online Connection Requirements: Broadband Connection

Madden NFL 20 Launching or Game Saving Issue

  • Exit out of Origin and restart your PC.
  • If not resolved, repair the game in Origin.

Also, add Madden NFL 20 exe file through Controlled folder access. If you have any other antivirus, make sure to add Madden NFL 20 to allow list and also try running the game as an administrator.

Type in Windows Defender in the Windows search box to open Windows Security.

Click on Virus & threat protection

Virus and threat protection

On the next screen under Ransomware protection click on Manage ransomware protection.

Manage ransom protection

Under Controlled folder access, click on allow an app through Controlled folder access

Allow an app through controlled folder access

and then click on Add an Allowed app and select Browse all apps to add Madden NFL 20 exe.

Browse all aps

Controller Not Working on PC Madden NFL 20

Step 1

  • Update your game

Step 2

  • Repair the game in Origin

Step 3

  • Unplug all unnecessary USB cable from your PC
  • Ty Looking up xInput, it will clone your controllers to work like Xbox controllers.

Step 4

  • Startup DS4 before you start the game. (Keep the controller unplugged)
  • Start Madden NFL 20 and select game mode.
  • Plug controller in.

Step 5

  • Launch Steam.
  • Go to the Games menu and select to add a non-Steam game.
  • Add Origin.
  • Relaunch Steam.
  • Make sure Origin is closed.
  • Enable Big Picture Mode on Steam.
  • Start Origin.
  • Select Madden 20.
  • You should be able to play the game with controllers without any issue.

Fix Madden NFL 20 Crashing, Freezing, Low FPS, Stuttering and Graphics Issue

  • Disable Origin In-Game in the Origin. To do so go to the Origin Application Settings and select ORIGIN IN-GAME and slide off to disable Enable Origin In-game
  • Disable full-screen optimizations. Make a right-click Madden NFL 20 exe (find it on desktop or game folder), select Properties > Compatibility > Disable Fullscreen optimizations.
  • Close programs and overlays running in the background like Discord overlay, GeForce Experience Overlay, TeamSpeak, Origin in-game and FPS counter, Asus GPU Tweak II, MSI Afterburner, EVGA Precision, Shadowplay, Aura for ASUS, RivaTuner OSD, RivaTuner statistics, GeForce Experience, Radeon ReLive, Voicemeeter, FRAPS, OBS studio, Razer Synapse 3, Razer Cortex, and Razer Chroma Kit.

Update Graphics Card

Visit your system manufacturer’s website to update system BIOS and all the necessary driver especially the graphics card driver.

NVIDIA Users: GeForce Experience can be used to check and update the drivers automatically, visit the below link to auto-update or update it manually. Click on Download for Automatic Driver Updates from the below link and download GeForce Experience and use GeForce Experience to check and update the drivers automatically

Update Nvidia Graphics card

AMD Users: Visit the below link to auto-detect or manually select your driver.

Update AMD Graphics Card

Fix Low FPS with Madden NFL 20

Step 1

  • Type Graphics Settings in the Windows search box and open Graphics Settings.
  • Classic App should be selected by default. Click on Browse and select the .exe file of Madden NFL 20 game.
  • Now click on Options after it has been added and Select High Performance option when it prompts the new window and click on Save.
  • Now go to the installation directory and launch the .exe file of Madden NFL 20 as an administrator. Avoid using the desktop shortcut.

Step 2

  • Open Nvidia Control Panel by making a right-click on the desktop
  • Select Manage 3D Settings and go to the Program Settings and select Madden NFL 20 from the drop-down list (If you don’t see the game in the list click on Add and find the game in the list, you may also have to click on Browse and find the game)
  • After selecting the game, set preferred graphics processor to High performance Nvidia processor and go below to find Power Management set it to Prefer Maximum Power

AMD users

  • Open Radeon Settings. Make a right-click on an empty space on the desktop and select AMD Radeon Settings from the menu.
  • Select System 
  • Select Switchable Graphics, under Switchable Graphics, select the game (if it is not in the list you can add it by using the Browse option and select the .exe-file of the game) Select High Performance for the game from the drop-down option.
  • Click Apply
  • Close Radeon Settings and launch the game.

Update Windows to Play Madden NFL 20

Open Windows setting by pressing Windows + I key on the keyboard, then click on Update & Security, now click on Check for updates to update Windows

Install Windows 7 sp1 platform update. Windows 7 Users use this link to update.

Install DirectX

Also, try running the game as an administrator.

Run Origin and Madden NFL 20 as an Administrator

  • Right-click the Madden NFL 20Madden desktop shortcut and click on Properties.
  • If you don’t have one, look for the yourgamename.exe file in C:/Program Files (x86)/Origin Games/Madden NFL 20
  • Click on the Compatibility tab and check the box at the bottom under settings where it says Run this Program as an administrator and Click Apply and OK.

Repair Madden NFL 20 on Origin

  • Go to Origin and click on My Game Library, make a right-click on Madden NFL 20 and then click on Repair.
  • Once the repair is finished, restart your PC and launch Madden NFL 20.
  • Also, try Right-clicking on the desktop shortcut icon and run troubleshoot compatibility before launching.

Stop the Windows Apps from Running in the Background

Open Windows 10 setting by pressing Windows + I key on the keyboard, click on Privacy and then scroll down and select Background apps and disable all the apps which you do not need.

Background-Apps

Doing this will run Madden NFL 20 smoothly.

Close programs and Overlays

Close programs and overlays running in the background like Discord overlay, Origin in-game, Asus GPU Tweak II, MSI afterburner, Aura for ASUS, RivaTuner OSD, RivaTuner statistics. There might be some type of program running in the background or installed on your PC that is causing a conflict with Origin.

Do Not Overclock

Do Not Overclock or Turbo Boost a Processor or GPU.  In case you are opting for Overclocking or Turbo Boosting hardware in your computer, then we suggest resetting the processor or GPU to the manufacturer specifications, as doing so may prevent any crashing and freezing.

Also, disable Intel Turbo Booster from BIOS settings and in case you are not able to figure out contact your system manufacturer

Please keep in mind that higher settings maximize the workload for the system hardware overall, even if your system exceeds the minimum system requirement for the game.

Opting for reduced graphical features in the game is recommended if you are experiencing an issue with performance and stability.

Use CCleaner to Fix Crashing PC Issues

Corrupt or out of date file may cause crashing or many more issues while playing Madden NFL 20 game. It is recommended to use CCleaner to fix many PC issues which will improve the game performance.

Perform Clean Boot

  • Type in msconfig in Windows search box and click on System Configuration.
  • Click the Services tab and check the box to Hide all Microsoft Services, then click the Disable All button.
  • Now click on the Startup tab, then click on Open Task Manager.
  • Click each of the Startup programs in the list then click the Disable button. Disable all.
  • Close the Task Manager window.
  • Click OK on the System Configuration window to save your changes.
  • Restart the system and try launching Madden NFL 20 game again.

Fix Madden NFL 20 Connection Issue

Step 1

Flush the DNS

This troubleshooting is for the connectivity issue when you are getting kicked off from the Madden NFL 20 game with an error “You have lost connection to the session” or “couldn’t connect due to latency problems” or “Connection to Servers Timed out” or any kind of connectivity issue while playing Madden NFL 20 online.

  • Type cmd in the Windows search box and then make a right click on Command Prompt to Run as an Administrator.
  • When the command prompt opens, type ipconfig/flushdns and press Enter.
  • Repeat the same process for below commands.
  • Type ipconfig /release and press Enter.
  • Type ipconfig /renew and press Enter.
  • Type netsh winsock reset and press Enter.

Reboot your computer and launch Madden NFL 20.

Step 2

Enable Port Forwarding for Madden NFL 20

Opening ports can help direct the flow of internet traffic so you can connect easier

Setting up ports on a PC means accessing your router settings, and the steps are different for each router.

If you need help, we recommend that you contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Every computer has standard ports that are most commonly used when they connect to the internet. Try opening (forwarding) these first:

Platform           UDP                 TCP

PC                      443                  80, 443, 8080

Once you open the standard ports, look below for game-specific port ranges for Madden NFL 20. Adding the additional ports can help with any connectivity problems you may be having.

Madden NFL 20 FOR PC

TCP : 80, 443, 3216, 8080, 8094, 8097, 10000-19999, 42125, 42126, 42210

UDP: 443, 3126, 10000-19999

Call your ISP to make these changes.

Step 3

Use broadband Wifi connection or ethernet cable to connect.

Fix Madden NFL 20 Graphical Tearing

This occurs mainly because of the game running at a higher refresh rate than your monitor can handle.

You might know that disabling v-sync can reduce graphical tearing, but still, you are facing tearing while playing Madden NFL 20 game then toggling v-sync to on in your game settings might fix it.

Fix Madden NFL 20 Micro stuttering

Micro stuttering (shudders and jolts while moving) happens when the game is not optimized properly, particularly when its played under multiple Direct X versions.

Disable latest Direct X version and restart your game. In case you are doing this please keep an eye on the patch notes for the Madden NFL 20 game to know when it is fine to re-enable it. Micro stuttering can sometimes be a driver issue, it may be driver conflicting or maybe the latest driver not working well with Madden NFL 20 game. In this case, you might need to wait for the new driver to fix it.

Fix Madden NFL 20 Rainbow or Green Artifacting

In this case, a large number of pixels on the screen changes colors, it may be green, pink or like a rainbow. The game may be running on the background but you only see green or rainbow artifact.

It may be the bad graphics card, overheating or some hardware issue with the card

Check if the fan is working and reseat the graphics card if its a CRU(Customer Replaceable Unit) component

Fix Madden NFL 20 Rubberbanding

Rubberbanding when the in-game character gets back to the starting point. It tries to move but comes back to the original place. This is generally a connectivity issue, not a graphics issue, use broadband Wifi connection or ethernet cable to connect. Make sure there is no issue from your ISP.

Uninstall and Reinstall Madden NFL 20

If somehow game files have gone corrupt then uninstalling and reinstalling Madden NFL 20 may fix the issue.

In order to uninstall the game, log in to the Origin and click on My Game Library, make a right-click on Madden NFL 20 and then click on Uninstall.

Reinstall Windows 10

Sometimes corrupt OS does not allow you to play the game properly. Reinstalling Windows 10 may fix the issue. Please note that you will lose all the data on your computer when you reinstall the OS. Please visit this link to learn how to reinstall Windows 10 using USB flash drive



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