Overwatch is one of the best team-based multiplayer first-person shooter video games by Blizzard Entertainment. It is compatible with all leading platforms like PS4, Xbox One, and Windows. Characterized as a “hero shooter,” Overwatch assigns players into two teams of six. Every player picks from a roster of 29 characters, known as “heroes, ” every with a unique play style, whose roles are divided into three categories that suit their role. Nevertheless, we have recently got many gamers’ reports encountering a black screen issue when trying to run their game. The game neither crashes nor plays, and gamers are stuck with a black screen.
Lower the Graphics Settings
To lower the graphics settings, pursue these on-screen instructions provided below:
- Go to the primary menu of Overwatch.
- From the slider or pull-down and adjust the quality of graphics to Low.
- After that, click on the Options button.
- You should lower the information and resolution.
- Check all the earlier instructions whether you observe an in-game improvement performance.
- Now, turn off the ones that decreased the performance.
Modify the Settings of Game
To modify the settings of the game, pursue these on-screen instructions provided below:
- Launch the ‘GeForce Experience’ application.
- Thereafter, choose and hit the Games button.
- Through the left panel and click on the Overwatch option.
- Go to the right-hand side panel and click on the ‘Custom Settings’ button.
- Reach the Display Mode section and click on the ‘Borderless Window’ option.
- Later, hit the Apply button.
- Make sure the screen performs at his right response rate.
Scan and Fix Game Files
To scan and fix game files, pursue these on-screen instructions provided below:
- Firstly, launch the application of ‘BlizzardClient.’
- Thereafter, click on the Games option.
- You should reach the right panel and pick Overwatch.
- Then select the Options button at the upper left-hand side of the screen.
- Select the ‘Scan and Repair’ option through the appropriate options.
- After that, hit the tab of Big Scan.
- You have to wait to complete the scanning procedure.
- Now, run the game and confirm whether the error is continuing.
Remove Game Cache
To remove the game cache, pursue these on-screen instructions provided below:
- Hold the ‘Ctrl + Shift + Esc’ hotkeys combination over the keyboard to invoke the Task Manager.
- Then select the More Details option.
- After that, click on the tab of Processes.
- You should confirm the existence of Blizzard Update Client or agent.exe.
- Choose one of both available options if applicable.
- Now, hold the button of End Process through the lower side of the app.
- Thereafter, invoke the Run accessory by holding the Win and R hotkeys combination over the keyboard.
- Once it opens, input ‘%Programdata%’ into it and hit the Enter button.
- Now, browse inside the directory for the ‘Blizzard Entertainment’ folder.
- You should remove the folder of Blizzard Entertainment.
- Then reboot the Blizzard client.
- Finally, run the game and confirm whether the problem continues.
Turn off the Game DVR
To turn off the game DVR, pursue these on-screen instructions provided below:
- Launch the Windows menu and select the Settings option.
- You should choose the Gaming option.
- Pick the option of Game Bar situated inside the sidebar.
- Then turn off each option through the Game Bar.
- Go to the Game DVR and click on it.
- Then disable each option through the Game DVR.
- You have to select the True Play option.
- After that, disable the True Play.
- Launch the game and check whether the solution works