[Fix] DirectX Dxgi_Error_Device_Hung Apex Legends on Nvidia

[Fix] DirectX Dxgi_Error_Device_Hung Apex Legends on Nvidia – You are very familiar with the newly launched battle royale game called Apex legends which has created a storm in the gaming world. This brand new game is free to play on various devices like PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. It is not like other battle games and holds some outstanding features like unique characters with special abilities and skill-sets.

Glitches and errors in a game make it a bad experience for the players. No matter, how hard the developer tries to make it flawless but one or another issue is faced by the players while using it.  Since the game is new, many people are not aware of all the issues and fixes for them. In this article, we will cover the fixes for Engine Error that is mostly reported by the Apex Legends gamers.

Engine error has been experienced by many players in the starting or in-between the gameplay that pop-ups on the screen. After this, the games window suddenly closes and the player unable to play the game. We have collected some method to eliminate this issue. Give a try to them and see if it can rectify your problem too.

DirectX Dxgi_Error_Device_Hung Apex legends [Fix]

Well, there is no particular reason and fixes to rectify this error. Therefore, you should try everything that you can. We have collected some tricks and solutions that can help you to get rid of this gaming problem. Try any one or all fixes until you are out of this headache.

Method 1: Use 417.71 version of your Graphics driver

This is a temporary solution and therefore you cannot completely rely on this solution. But, if it can rectify your issue for some days then you can find out other ways for this bug.

What we have noticed from the forums is that, users experienced this issue after upgrading their GeForce game ready driver to 418.81. If this is the case, downgrading your graphics will work. You just have to uninstall the current drivers and download the old version. Before the installation process, restart you PC. Install the older version now, and run the game.

Method 2: Repair the game

This technique has really worked for thousands of gamers. You just need to repair the game and inspect if the error is gone. To do this, follow the given instructions:

  1. Navigate to Origin Client installed on your computer to open it.
  2. Here, you will see left pane available with many options. Locate My game Library option from the list.
  3. Now, make a right-click on the game icon to open a drop-down list. Select Repair from the expanded list.
  4. A message may appear on the screen to repair the game. You just need to wait till it repair the game itself.
  5. Once it will be done, close the game and then restart it again.

This will surely help you to resolve this error.


Till the date we have collected these two methods to resolve Engine error for this game. However, we are trying to gather some more information about the reason and fixes for this problem.

The players who are playing this game from the very first day and have resolved this problem from another technique, do share your tricks and methods to fix the issue so that other players can also enjoy the flawless game. Also, post your feedback about this article and solutions that we have depicted to resolve the error.

Last Updated on July 11, 2020 by FPSBolt Editors

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