Fix Starlink Battle for Atlas Launching, Crashing, Freezing, Low FPS, Controller and Graphics Issue

 
 

Fix Starlink Battle for Atlas Launching, Crashing, Freezing, Low FPS, Controller and Graphics Issue

Overview: Starlink: Battle for Atlas is a single and multiplayer action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Toronto and published by Ubisoft. Today in this post we will troubleshoot Launching, Crashing, Freezing, Low FPS, Controller, Graphics Issue, Connection, Stuttering, Lag, and Graphics Issue with Starlink Battle for Atlas on PC.

Table of Contents

Game Asking for Activation Key on Steam

Restart the Steam and click on Play.  Uplay should prompt to link to your Steam account.

Unable to Install Starlink Battle for Atlas

Exit out of Uplay Launcher and restart the PC. Try installing now. Steam users do the same thing.

Unable to Launch Starlink Battle for Atlas from Steam/Error Verify or Repair Starlink Battle for Atlas in Uplay/Unable To Play Due To Authentication Error

Repair or verify the integrity of a game file in Steam/Uplay. Also, allow Starlink Battle for Atlas game in Windows firewall or antivirus.

You may also restart Steam/Uplay. Visit this link to sign in to Uplay account and launch the game.

Unable to Start the Game Nvidia RTX Graphics Card

Try launching the game with DX11.

What is the Save Game Location for Starlink Battle for Atlas

C:\Program Files (x86)\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\savegames

Fix Xbox Controller Stuttering in Menus/Xbox One Controller Not Working

The game is not recognizing the controller plugged in when you launch the game, unplug and plug in back the controller after launching the game.

How to Change Audio Language in Starlink Battle for Atlas

  • Open the Main Menu in-game.
  • Select Options and then choose the Gameplay tab.
  • Click on the drop-down menu next to Audio Language and select the desired language.

In case any language is missing, then do the following:

  • Close Starlink Battle for Atlas game.
  • Launch Uplay, Go to Games, make a left click on the Starlink Battle for Atlas game tile.
  • Select Properties.
  • Under General, you will find a drop down menu for languages.
  • Select the desired language and launch the game.

PERFORMANCE ISSUES IN STARLINK BATTLE FOR ATLAS

Lowering or turning off certain graphics options, like the resolution, quality or V-sync, can help improve the performance and increase your FPS.

Go to Settings > Graphics and Settings > Display to start tweaking individual settings.

The following list of settings may impact the performance of your game:

  • Texture Quality
  • Texture Filtering
  • Level of Detail
  • Particle Effects
  • Ambient Occlusion

ADJUSTING THE FIELD OF VIEW IN STARLINK BATTLE FOR ATLAS

  • Enter Options from the main menu.
  • Select Display.
  • Navigate to Field of View.

In this menu, you can use the arrows to change its value.

How to Change the Controls For Your Keyboard, Mouse, and Controller

To change your keyboard and controller mapping, do the following:

  • Go to the main menu and select the Keyboard and mouse.
  • Go to the Edit Controls sub-menu.
  • Select the action you would like to remap and press your chosen key/button to confirm the change.

Game Crashing On Using ALT+TAB

Avoid using ALT+TAB until you launch a new game or save the game.

Unable to Launch Starlink Battle for Atlas/Crash on Start

  • Launch NVIDIA control panel
  • Go to Manage 3D settings  and then Program Settings
  • Add Starlink Battle for Atlas exe from the list and select High-performance NVIDIA processor from the drop-down box  and hit Apply

AMD users

  1. Open Radeon Settings. Make a right click on an empty space on the desktop and select AMD Radeon Settings from the menu.
  2. Select System  and then Switchable Graphics
  3. 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 )
  4. Select High Performance for the game from the drop down option
  5. Click ‘Apply’
  6. Close Radeon Settings and launch the game

Unable to Launch Game: Verify or Repair Starlink Battle for Atlas in Uplay/Steam

Restart Steam/Uplay.

Verify the game in Steam/Uplay.

Launch Uplay and click on Games options on top of the window

Now hover the mouse cursor over Starlink Battle for Atlas tile. You should see a small arrow appear on the bottom right of the game tile. Make a click on the arrow.

Click on Verify files on the drop-down menu.

It will verify the installation of your Starlink Battle for Atlas game and download again any missing or corrupted files.

Add Starlink Battle for Atlas exe file through Controlled folder access.

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 Starlink Battle for Atlas exe.

Browse all aps

If you have any other antivirus, make sure to add Starlink Battle for Atlas to allow list and also try running the game as an administrator.

Starlink Battle for Atlas Does Not Load

Steam Users- Verify game in Steam

Uplay Users

Verify game in Uplay

Launch Uplay and click on Games options on top of the window

Now hover the mouse cursor over Starlink Battle for Atlas tile. You should see a small arrow appear on the bottom right of the game tile. Make a click on the arrow.

Click on Verify files on the drop-down menu.

It will verify the installation of your Starlink Battle for Atlas game and download again any missing or corrupted files.

Black Screen Issue Starlink Battle for Atlas

Use ALT + ENTER key on the keyboard to go to Windows mode in case you can hear the sound in the background. If not fixed, Verify or Repair Starlink Battle for Atlas in Uplay, in case issue is not resolved, uninstall and reinstall the game.

  • Try running the game in Windowed mode
  • If you are running the game in higher resolution like 1440p or 2160p, lower it to 1080p. Changing the resolution to 1080p can help to resolve the flickering issue.

If not resolved, verify the game in Uplay

Launch Uplay and click on Games options on top of the window

Now hover the mouse cursor over Starlink Battle for Atlas tile. You should see a small arrow appear on the bottom right of the game tile. Make a click on the arrow.

Click on Verify files on the drop-down menu.

It will verify the installation of your Starlink Battle for Atlas game and download again any missing or corrupted files.

Flickering on Game Launch Starlink Battle for Atlas

Changing the resolution to 1080p can help to resolve the flickering issue.

Fix Error ‘The application failed to start because d3d11.dll was not found’ Starlink Battle for Atlas

This error is caused by bad or wrong DirectX. Visit the below link to update the Direct X to the latest version from Microsoft website.

Update DirectX 

Fix Low FPS and Crash with Starlink Battle for Atlas

Few players were able to fix low FPS by keeping Steam and UPlay in offline mode. Restart Steam/Uplay in Offline mode.

Step 1

  • Launch NVIDIA control panel
  • Go to Manage 3D settings  and then Program Settings
  • Add Starlink Battle for Atlas from the list and select High-performance NVIDIA processor from the drop-down box  and hit Apply

AMD users

  1. Open AMD Catalyst Control Center
  2. Under “Switchable Graphics”, select the High Performance section and select the game (if it is not in the list you can add it manually by clicking ‘Browse’)
  3. Click ‘Apply’
  4. Close AMD Catalyst Control Center and launch the game

Step 2

  • Disable Intel turbo boost max 3.0 technology and restart.
  • Open task manager and end the task for Intel Tubo Boost, open services by writing services in Windows search box and find Intel turbo boost, make a right click on it and disable it. Uninstalling the software and drivers from the device manager will also help.

Step 3

  • Open Nvidia Control Panel by making a right click on the desktop
  • Select Manage 3D Settings and select Starlink Battle for Atlas from the Program Settings and set the Power Management to Prefer Maximum Power

Step 4

  • 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 Starlink Battle for Atlas 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 Starlink Battle for Atlas as an administrator. Avoid using the desktop shortcut.

Step 5

Make a right click on Starlink Battle for Atlas.exe and click on properties and run the game in Windows Compatibility Mode.

Step 6

Try these workarounds:

  • Turn off G-Sync (NVIDIA) or Freesync (AMD)
  • Disable Shadowplay
  • Disable MSI Afterburner
  • Turn off VSync
  • Disable Anti-aliasing
  • Try lowering the graphical settings within your in-game settings menu and also switching from Full Screen to Windowed mode or Borderless from in the in-game settings.
  • Adjust Ambient Occlusion in the NVIDIA control panel (Manage 3D Settings)
  • Adjust or disable all forms of Vsync for your monitor
  • Downclock GPU to default settings
  • Try uninstalling GeForce Experience (NVIDIA)

Fix No Audio Issue Starlink Battle for Atlas

Make sure Windows sound is not on mute. Make a right click on the speaker icon on the bottom right of your screen and click on Sounds and go to Playback tab and disable all the sound devices except the internal speaker or the speaker which you want to use.

Also, try changing the audio from surround sound to stereo.

If you face low sound or any kind of sound issue, make sure to update audio driver and run Troubleshoot Sound problems by making a right click on Windows speaker icon.

Also, update your audio driver, if not resolved uninstall and reinstall the audio driver.

Fix Starlink Battle for Atlas Crash for AMD User

AMD users

  1. Open AMD Catalyst Control Center
  2. Under “Switchable Graphics”, select the High Performance section and select the game (if it is not in the list you can add it manually by clicking ‘Browse’)
  3. Click ‘Apply’
  4. Close AMD Catalyst Control Center and launch the game

Starlink Battle for Atlas Crashes on Windows 7

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

Fix Bluescreen Error with Starlink Battle for Atlas

Please visit this link to fix bluescreen or BSOD error.

Update Uplay PC

To update Uplay you have to Uninstall the Uplay, to do so navigate to the location and uninstall: C:\Program Files (x86)\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher.

Also, delete the cache folder in the above location once the process is complete.

During this process, it will give you an option to uninstall Starlink Battle for Atlas game as well. To do so, simply tick the box. If you do not tick the box, your games will be left untouched

Now click here to reinstall the latest version of Uplay.

Run Uplay and Starlink Battle for Atlas game as an Administrator

Right-click the Starlink Battle for Atlas desktop shortcut.

If you don’t have one, look for the Starlink Battle for Atlas.exe file in the executable file in the INSTALLATION DIRECTORY

Select Properties, 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.

Add Exception to Antivirus and Firewall/Disable Windows Firewall and Multiple Antivirus

In case you are facing Starlink Battle for Atlas loading, launching or connectivity issue then it might be antivirus or firewall which does not allow the game to load because it recognizes game files as potentially harmful and blocks it from running. Add exceptions for Starlink Battle for Atlas. Call your Antivirus company if you need help in adding an exception for Starlink Battle for Atlas.

Most of the time Antivirus causes your game to crash or freeze so if you have multiple security running on the system then disable all the antivirus except one or try switching to another antivirus if one particular antivirus is causing the issue.

Also disable/uninstall the below application, VPN SOFTWARE (e.g.. Hamachi), VoIP applications (e.g. Teamspeak, Ventrillo), Video chat services (e.g. Skype), Streaming applications (e.g. Xsplit),Peer-to-Peer software (e.g. uTorrent / BitTorrent),Virtualising software (e.g. Vmware) as these software conflicts with the Starlink Battle for Atlas game.

Make Changes in In-Game Video Settings

The best way to boost performance is to make changes in the display or graphics settings. To do so, go to the in-game Video Options. There is a lot of options for you to make changes. In case of FPS drops, try to lower the quality, change the Graphics quality to medium from high. It will help to ensure a consistent FPS.

A low number will ensure smoother gameplay if your system just meets the minimum system requirement.

You can experiment with other settings under the Video tab. Each setting has a different impact on performance, doing so may help to find the perfect setting to play Starlink Battle for Atlas smoothly.

Update Windows 10

Open Windows 10 setting by pressing Windows + I key on the keyboard, then click on Update & Security, now click on Check for updates to update Windows 10.

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.

Task Manager

It can take a few seconds for the Task Manager list to load.

Click each of the Startup programs in the list then click the Disable button. Disable all.

Disable-startup-services

Close the Task Manager window.

Click OK on the System Configuration window to save your changes.

Restart the system and try launching Starlink Battle for Atlas game again.

Stop the Windows 10 Apps From Running in the Background

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

Background-Apps

Do Not Overclock or Turbo Boost a Processor or GPU to Play Starlink Battle for Atlas

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.

Use Recommended Settings to Play Starlink Battle for Atlas

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.

Update Graphics Drivers to Run Starlink Battle for Atlas

Visit your system manufacturer’s website to update system BIOS, audio driver 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.

Update Nvidia card 

AMD Users: Visit the below link to autodetect or manually select your driver.

Update AMD card 

After updating the drivers restart your computer and launch Starlink Battle for Atlas.

Bad or Wrong DirectX installation

Update Direct X by installing the most current version. Direct X is the software which the game uses to communicate with your PC. If it’s outdated or bad it can cause crashing and freezing. Visit the below link to update the Direct X to the latest version from Microsoft website.

Update DirectX 

Uninstall and Reinstall Starlink Battle for Atlas

If somehow game files have gone corrupt then uninstalling and reinstalling Starlink Battle for Atlas may fix the issue.

Reinstall the Windows 10

Sometimes corrupt OS does not allow you to play the Starlink Battle for Atlas 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

Conclusion

I hope this article helped you to resolve Launching, Crashing, Freezing, Low FPS, Controller and Graphics Issue with Starlink Battle for Atlas on PC.



 
 
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