Hyper Scape – Crashing on Launch – Vulkan Error – How to fix

Hyper Scape crashing on launch Vulkan Error – Ubisoft has surprised us with a brand new BR title. The name of the title is Hyper Scape and it has already managed to create some decent amount of hype among the BR lovers. Big Streamers like Tfue have already started streaming it. The game is looking quite good so far.

It has become quite evident now that new launches on PC don’t come without errors and bugs. Same is the case with Hyper Scape. Players have already started reporting about errors and Performance issues all over the Hyper Scape forums. And the Vulkan Error is one of them.

Hyper Scape – Crashing on Launch – Vulkan Error – How to fix

What is the Vulkan Error in Hyper Scape

It is an error that a lot of players are experiencing at the moment. It is causing crashes for a lot of players and for some the game won’t even launch.

Players are experiencing Vulkan errors when launching Hyper Scape. They are getting an error message that says : vulkan-1.dll was not found

This is causing a lot of frustration in the community and people who got the technical test access of the game are still struggling to run the game. Just so you know, the problem is not related to your hardware as people with high-end gaming PCs are also facing this issue.

How to fix

Well, if you didn’t know this error is related to the Vulkan API. Vulkan is an API just like DirectX and is known to perform better then DirectX in some games. Now the most common reason behind the crashes is outdated graphics drivers. So updating your Nvidia or AMD graphics drivers will most probably fix the issue.

So here are some steps to fix the crashing and the launch error:

Make sure your drivers are updated

Ensure that the drivers for your video card, sound card, motherboard and processor are all updated. SLI may also cause issues. If you are overclocking, try running at stock settings. You may want to also perform a clean installation of your video card drivers.

If you are a Nvidia user then you can directly update your driver from the Geforce Experience application. You can also download the driver directly from the link below.

If you are an AMD user then you can find the latest Adrenaline driver from the link given below.

Clear your temporary files.

  • Go to the Start menu on your Desktop.
  • Press the Windows key and the letter R at the same time.
  • Type in %TEMP% and press Enter.
  • Select All (Edit > Select All or Ctrl+A).
  • Click the Delete key.

Note: If you are using Windows 7, you will need to press Ctrl + A together to highlight the files. Once the files are highlighted, you will need to press the Delete key.

Verify files

The Uplay launcher allows you to manually verify the game files of games and repair them. You can do that for Hyper Scape as well. Here is how to verify the game files of Hyper Scape:

  • Launch Uplay
  • Go to your Games
  • Click on Hyper Scape
  • Select Properties from the left
  • Now select Verify Files located under Local Files
  • Wait for the process to be completed
  • Restart the launcher

If you are still experiencing crashes, please create a support ticket with your MSINFO and DXDIAG files.


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