Fortnite Season 5 - How to Fix Crashes and a Black Screen While Playing

Fortnite Season 5 brought various updates, yet in addition what had all the earmarks of being a progression of issues.

While the game functions admirably for an enormous number of individuals, there is a modest number who may encounter "dark screen" crashes when the game loads up.

There are various reasons for this issue - from broken illustrations driver (far-fetched) to having issues inside Fortnite itself.

Generally, the dark screen crashes issue is by all accounts brought about by the manner by which the new update has lead various records to get harmed or ruined - keeping the working framework from having the option to stack the documents it requires to run the game.


Likewise, with numerous product applications, there are numerous *potential* reasons for the issue (without a particular mistake code, it's commonly the situation that various issues can be at the base of the issue).

To this end, while BattlEye and the broken motion picture documents are the possible causes, the accompanying speaks to the full rundown of issues:

BattlEye flawed

Flawed motion picture documents (Season 5 in particular)

Designs driver issues

Windows obsolete/mistakes

Fortnite mistakes

Vault issues with Windows

It's imperative to take note of that "dark screen" crashes regularly demonstrate issues with the designs. This is the equivalent over the whole range of present-day registering.

In case you can't get Fortnite working in the wake of applying the means beneath, there might be increasingly explicit issues with Windows, or the game itself.


To determine the hidden issues, there are various strides to stroll through...

1. Uninstall BattlEye

The initial step to follow is to dispose of the BattlEye extension for the Fortnite game.

BattlEye is an outsider "against cheat" bundle utilized with Fortnite, PUBG (and others) to give additional help to the framework. It's significant, however, we can simply fix the establishment to guarantee that it doesn't bring about further mistakes:

Press "Windows" + "E" keys on your console

Peruse to "C:/Program Files/Epic Games/Fortnite/FortniteGame/Binaries/Win64/BattlEye"

Select "Uninstall_battlEye.bat" and let the screening procedure the order

When complete, load up the Epic Games Launcher

Select the "pinion" symbol on the left of the green "Dispatch" button

Starting from the drop, select "Check"

Let the check procedure run

After it finishes, restart your framework

Upon the restart occurring, you should have a go at stacking up Fortnite once more.

On the off chance that it works, you ought to consider the issue illuminated.

If not...

2. Evacuate Faulty Movie Files

This was a newfound fix by somebody in the Epic Games discussions - it appears to be various Fortnite "motion picture" documents were really harmed or debased.

To do this, you can follow the means here:

Press "Windows" + "E" keys on your console

Peruse to "C:/Program Files/Epic Games/Fortnite/FortniteGame/Content/Movies/SRT"

Erase everything in that organizer

Next, return to the "films" envelope

Search for the 3 "FNBR" film documents and erase them all

From here, load up the "Epic Games Launcher" again and raise the "Confirm" process

In the event that it works, the issue can be viewed as settled.

3. Re-Install Graphics Driver

The following stage (if the over two don't work) is to reinstall your designs driver.

This may appear to be extraordinary, however, is quite straight-forward - and ought to take care of most of the issues regarding any games causing issues.

To do this takes a smidgen of time, however, is justified, despite all the trouble:

Right off the bat, peruse to your favoured web crawler + search for "DDU"

You should discover a site called Guru3D concerning the "Show Driver Uninstaller" it made

Look down to the base of the page and download the application through one of the connections

Spare the document to your framework (you'll need it subsequent to restarting)

When you've downloaded, you have to stack up against Windows into "Protected Mode".

This varies relying upon which adaptation of Windows you're running:

In Windows 7, restart the framework and press F8 constantly before Windows loads. A dark screen ought to show up - utilize the console's number keys to choose "Experimental Mode"

In Windows 10, push on the "Start", select the "Force" button (left "charms" menu) and afterwards hold SHIFT and press "Restart"

This will stack up a blue "Windows Recovery Environment" screen, from which you have to click "Investigate" > "Propelled Options" > "Startup Settings" > "Restart"

This will restart W10 into Safe Mode (indeed, it's irritating yet that is how it is)

Once in "Protected Mode" (in either framework), you have to click onto the DDU application you downloaded already...

Stacking the application, you just need to press the top catch, it will play out its work and afterwards restart your framework.

From here, you ought to permit Windows to introduce the driver of the design once more (or on the off chance that you are resolved to utilizing the full driver, you'll need to go to the maker's site and download it)

Allow the driver to introduce, restart your PC again and afterwards have a go at stacking up Fortnite once more

4. Update Fortnite

Next (if the issue endures), you'll have to refresh Fortnite.

This will ensure another arrangement of documents for the framework, permitting you to take advantage of the game.

To ensure this works appropriately, you ought to follow these means:

Burden up the "Epic Games Launcher"

Select the "Settings" choice from the upper right

Snap onto "Update"

Let the application run its update procedure

After the update finishes, restart your framework

5. Clear Out Registry

In conclusion, you may wish to clear out the "library" of your framework.

This has gotten to some degree famous as of late (due basically to the over-advancement of "vault cleaner" devices) - yet is as yet a generally compelling approach to fix centre Windows issues.

Download a viable vault cleaner apparatus (the just a single worth utilizing in 2018 is CCleaner - which is free)

Run the cleaner and let it examine through all the documents/settings of your framework

At the point when it shows the records it needs to clean, let it clean them

Restart your PC when done

This will give you the most obvious opportunity with regards to having a framework that is really ready to run the Fortnite application easily and adequately. Further issues propose all the more profound set issue.

In case you're despite everything encountering issues, it regularly implies you'll make them the fundamental issue with the centre of your framework. Without direct access to the different records/bundles which might be driving the blunder to continue, it's hard to theorize on what the issue may be.

To this end, on the off chance that you need to determine the issue straightforwardly, you might be better looking for help from various gatherings who have explicit information on your framework.

Reddit is a decent wellspring of help, as is SuperUser and Microsoft Answers. On the off chance that you truly were in trouble, it might merit conversing with somebody on Fiverr (who have a ton of "paid" support for this sort of thing), just as searching for any help administration (neighbourhood or remote) that might have the option to find a workable pace of the issue.