Desperados 3 – How to fix stuttering, lag and crashes

Desperados 3 stuttering lag crashes fix – Desperados 3 is a story-driven, hardcore tactical stealth game, set in a Wild West scenario. Here are some features of the game :

  • Play five unique characters, each with a very particular set of skills
  • Experience true freedom of choice with countless different ways to overcome any obstacle
  • Defeat large groups of enemies with careful planning and execution
  • Witness the glory of classic Wild West scenarios like frontier towns, mysterious swamps, sprawling modern cities, and many more
  • Choose between non-lethal and deadly attacks, stealth and blazing guns
  • Adjust the game to your playstyle with various difficulty settings and special replay challenges
  • The Showdown mode allows you to pause the game anytime and react to ambushes or surprise attacks

Desperados 3 – How to fix stuttering, lag and crashes

Despite being a fairly good game, Desperados 3 has some performance issues. People have already started complaining about problems like lag, fps drops, high CPU usage, stutters, crashes, etc. Here are some methods that might help you fix some of the problems:

Desperados 3 – System Requirements

Check minimum and recommended pc requirements of the game.


    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit or higher
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz Dual Core (Intel i3-530 / AMD Athlon II X3 460)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 560 / Radeon HD 5850, 2GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 20 GB available space

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz Quad Core (Intel i5-750 / AMD Athlon X4 740)
    • Memory: 12 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 760, AMD Radeon HD 7870, 3GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c Compatible Sound Card with Latest Drivers
    • Additional Notes: It is recommended to install the game on an SSD to improve loading times

Fix missing or corrupted files

Epic Games Launcher users

  • Launch Epic Games Launcher
  • Go to game library
  • Click on the three dots below Desperados 3
  • Select Verify

Steam users

  • Launch Steam
  • Go to Library
  • Right Click on Desperados III
  • Select Properties
  • Click on Local Files tab
  • Select Verify Integrity of Game Files

Tweak graphics settings

Go to Options > Video

  • Resolution : 1920×1080, 60HZ(Native resolution of your monitor)
  • Render Scale : 100
  • Fullscreen : On
  • V-Sync : Don’t Sync
  • Gamma Correction : Change
  • Quality : Custom
  • Texture Resolution : Full (Half if lagging too much)
  • Shadows : Low
  • Shadow Distance : Medium
  • Anti-Aliasing : On
  • Water Reflection : On (Off if lagging when water is nearby)
  • Anisotropic Filtering : Medium
  • Ambient Occlusion : Medium
  • Viewcone Quality : Medium
  • Colorblind Mode : Off

Disable G-Sync

Unity has been always known to have problems with G-Sync. Disable it from the Nvidia Control Panel if you have it on.

This article is being updated. More confirmed fixes will get added soon.

That’s all folks!

Last Updated on June 18, 2020

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