Necromunda: Hired Gun is released on June 1, and as is the tradition with new versions of shooting looters, it’s a bit of a stroller. Players report a variety of technical issues, ranging from performance issues on the console to crashes for no apparent reason on the PC. Developer Streum On Studio is currently working hard to identify and troubleshoot existing issues, and there are already several functional solutions for common Unreal Engine crashes experienced by PC gamers.
Currently, there are several known crashes associated with specific Necromund missions: the Hired Gun. Streum He identified a consistent crash at the beginning of Mission 5 and another in The Hunt’s secondary mission on the Tempus Dendra map. Players also reported a number of non-replicable crashes that occurred on any number of missions and game maps, especially after reloading a failed mission.
If you encounter a Crash 5 mission, this should be resolved by simply reloading the saved file. For any other instance of Necromund: Crashed weapon, follow the instructions below.
Steam accident solution
Before you begin, it’s worth checking to see if your kit meets system requirements for the game. Necromunda: The Hired Gun is not particularly graphically impressive, which may lead some PC gamers to believe that they can run it on older machines. If your computer clearly supports the game, continue with the following solutions.
- The first thing you should do is run a file integrity check. In your game library, right-click Necromunda: Hired Gun> Properties> Local Files> Verify Game File Integrity. Wait for the verification to complete.
- If this does not prevent the game from crashing, you can also correct your Unreal Engine assumptions. In your game library, right-click Necromunda: Hired Gun> Manage> Browse Local Files. Then go to Engine> Extras> Redist> en-us and run the UE4PrereqSetup_x64.exe file as an administrator.
- If that doesn’t work, you can try another solution that lasts longer but reportedly worked for many players: simply uninstall Hired Gun and reinstall it to another location on your PC.
Epic Games store emergency solution
If you’re using Necromunda: Hired Gun on a PC through the Epic Games Store, you can try the same three solutions with their analog EGS steps.
- To verify the integrity of the game file, go to Hired Gun in your game library and click on the three-dot drop-down menu, then select Verify.
- Next, check the UE4 assumptions and correct them if necessary. Go to the Epic Games folder and go to NecromundaHiredGun> Engine> Add-ons> Redist> en-us. Run the UE4PrereqSetup_x64.exe file as an administrator.
- Finally, if none of the fixes prevent the game from crashing, you may want to reinstall Hired Gun in another location.
These solutions should fix most common instances of Necromund: Hired Gun crashing on a PC. If you have any other type of problem with the game or you still experience Unreal Engine crashes, be careful Official Hired Gun technical support sitebecause the developers continue to identify and fix bugs in the game.