Destiny 2 is a well-known online game that was launched a while back. The online game has a large player base and is very popular. The online game is set in a fictional world and has a lot of exciting things to do.
However, some players are encountering issues with the game. The problems are mainly related to the game freezing and stuttering on PC (NVIDIA Graphics Cards)
Before getting started
First, ensure that your PC satisfies the lowest system requirements for the game. You will face issues while playing the game if your PC does not meet the minimum system requirements.
You should test using a mouse and keyboard if you’re playing Destiny 2 with a controller – it might help fix the issue! We’re not entirely sure what’s causing the problem, but these steps might help.
Here are some of the methods to fix the destiny 2 freezing and stuttering on PC 2022
1. Install all Windows updates
First, Install all the latest updates to keep your computer running smoothly and securely!
Installing the latest Windows updates is the best thing you can do for your computer security. So make sure to do it today!
Updates can include patches for security vulnerabilities and bug fixes.
Follow these instructions to download and install Windows updates.
In the Search box, type update. Then click Check for updates from the search results.
Now click Check for updates
Download & Install if Updates Available
After you have installed the latest updates to Windows, run destiny 2 and confirm that stutters or freezes are still as noticeable when the game loads in the characters selection or normal gameplay.
2. Update the graphics driver on your computer
An outdated graphics card driver can cause the game to freeze and stutter, so keeping it up-to-date is essential.
1. Open up the GeForce Experience application. This is a program that comes pre-installed on most Nvidia graphics cards. You can download it from Nvidia’s website if you don’t have it installed.
2. Click on the “Drivers” tab and click on “CHECK FOR UPDATES”
3. The GeForce Experience application will then check for updates and prompt you to install them if any are available.
3. Switch to DirectX 11
DirectX 12 (DX12) is developed to improve performance, increase image resolution, enhance frame rates, and reduce latency by strategically utilizing hardware components.
DirectX 11 is an excellent blunder-free option for games that aren’t compatible with DirectX 12. However, game creators advise switching back to DX11 to fix problems.
How to switch to DX11?
Follow these steps: Open your Steam client and, under LIBRARY, right-click the game title and select Properties.
Go to the GENERAL tab, then select the Launch Options. Then type -dx11 in the text field. This command-line command will run your game in DX11 mode.
Also, Disable the Steam overlay
Play destiny 2 to test whether it reduces some stutters during gameplay after switching to DX11.
4. Verify integrity of game files
Occasionally you need to verify the integrity of game files. Sometimes, the game files get corrupted, and this can cause the game to freeze and stutter.
Steam provides a way to verify the integrity of its game files. This can be done by right-clicking on the game in your library and selecting Properties. Then select the Local Files tab and click the Verify Integrity of Game Files button.
Steam will begin verifying your game files, which could take a few minutes. Wait for the process to finish, and then play destiny 2. If you discover that the game still stutters, move on to the next troubleshooting step.
5. Repair Gaming Services
If you’re experiencing issues with gaming on your Windows 10 or 11 PC, it’s worth trying to repair the gaming services
So how to repaid Windows Gaming Services?
Follow the below steps:
The easiest way to do it Search “Apps & features”.
Now Search Gaming
Now open Advanced Options
Now Click Repair
6. Optimize GeForce Experience Software
GeForce experience is a program by NVIDIA that allows you to optimize your gaming settings. The program offers an easy way to update drivers, customize graphics settings, and monitor your PC’s performance while gaming.
You should optimize Destiny 2 on the GeForce experience.
For optimization follow the below steps:
- Open GeForce Experience & Mouse Hover to Destiny 2. Click Details.
Now Click OPTIMISE
I am using these settings for my destiny 2
Once you’ve done these, play Destiny 2 to check if it looks even better!
7. Roll Back Nvidia Driver
1. Go to the Nvidia website and download the 512.77 drivers for your graphics card.
2. Once the driver is downloaded, Try a clean install
8. Fix High Memory Usage in Windows 10/11
Bonus tip: Disable Accelerated GPU Scheduling
Go to Settings –>Display –> Graphics –> Change default graphics settings –>
Note: If you don‘t see the Hardware–accelerated GPU scheduling option on your computer, your PC doesn’t support it.
Hopefully, this write-up helps you to optimize your Destiny 2.