Sekiro Shadows Die Twice – Screen Flickering, Black Screen Or Wrong Resolution – How To Fix

The release of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice has received mixed reactions so far. Some are thoroughly enjoying the game while some are saying that they have been let down. Same is the case with the performance of the game. Some players are claiming that the game is well optimized while some are saying that Sekiro is giving their PCs a tough time.

If you go over to the Steam Community page of Sekiro Shadows Die Twice, then you would notice that players have been reporting a lot of bugs and glitches. Some have fixes while others don’t. Problems like fps lag and stuttering are common and they could be fixed with few tweaks here and there. But there are certain bugs and glitches that require special attention.

Players have been complaining about screen flickering issues, black screen and wrong resolution problems there. And these issues seem to be quite legit because there are hundreds of people in the comments supporting the presence of these bugs. Fortunately some users have actually found a fix to these issues and we are going to tell you about it. Here is how you can fix screen flickering, black screen or wrong resolution issues in Sekiro Shadows Die Twice:

Sekiro Shadows Die Twice – Screen Flickering, Black Screen Or Wrong Resolution – How To Fix

How To Fix Screen Flickering, Black Screen Or Wrong Resolution In Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Step #1

[Note: This fix has been suggested by users in the Steam Community. Players have already confirmed that this has solved the issues they were having. This is the only working fix at the moment and if this doesn’t work for you then you have no other option but to wait for a permanent fix from the developers]

  • Open ‘My Computer

How To Fix Screen Flickering, Black Screen Or Wrong Resolution In Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Step #2

  • Click on ‘View‘ located on the top left corner

How To Fix Screen Flickering, Black Screen Or Wrong Resolution In Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Step #3

  • Now just check the ‘File name extensions‘ box. The reason for doing this is you will have to change the extension of a file in this process

How To Fix Screen Flickering, Black Screen Or Wrong Resolution In Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Step #4

  • Now open your notepad or just right click then select new then Text document

How To Fix Screen Flickering, Black Screen Or Wrong Resolution In Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Step #5

  • Paste everything given below on your notepad :

    <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-16″ ?>
    <config><ScreenMode>FULLSCREEN</ScreenMode>
    <Resolution-WindowScreenWidth>1920</Resolution-WindowScreenWidth>
    <Resolution-WindowScreenHeight>1080</Resolution-WindowScreenHeight>
    <Resolution-FullScreenWidth>1920</Resolution-FullScreenWidth>
    <Resolution-FullScreenHeight>1080</Resolution-FullScreenHeight>
    <Auto-detectBestRenderingSettings>ON</Auto-detectBestRenderingSettings>
    <QualitySetting>CUSTOM</QualitySetting>
    <TextureQuality>MAX</TextureQuality>
    <Antialiasing>ON</Antialiasing>
    <SSAO>MAX</SSAO>
    <DepthOfField>MAX</DepthOfField>
    <MotionBlur>DISABLE</MotionBlur>
    <ShadowQuality>HIGH</ShadowQuality>
    <LightingQuality>HIGH</LightingQuality>
    <EffectsQuality>MEDIUM</EffectsQuality>
    <ReflectionQuality>HIGH</ReflectionQuality>
    <WaterSurfaceQuality>HIGH</WaterSurfaceQuality>
    <ShadeQuality>HIGH</ShadeQuality>
    <LodQuality>HIGH</LodQuality>
    <VolumetricEffectQuality>MAX</VolumetricEffectQuality>
    </config>

How To Fix Screen Flickering, Black Screen Or Wrong Resolution In Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Step #6

  • Now the Save the file as “GraphicsConfig

How To Fix Screen Flickering, Black Screen Or Wrong Resolution In Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Step #7

  • Now just rename the file from ‘GraphicsConfig.txt’ to ‘GraphicsConfig.xml‘. You will get a prompt asking whether you want to change the extension of the file or not. Just select Yes

How To Fix Screen Flickering, Black Screen Or Wrong Resolution In Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Step #8

  • Copy the file and paste it here – C:\Users\*your username*\AppData\Roaming\Sekiro

Restart your PC once and you are good to go!

 

 

 

 

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