Sniper Elite 3: Fix for Error code 53, FPS and Performance issues, Freezing and GPU Overheating issue, Refresh rate issue and more

The latest game in the Sniper Elite series, Sniper Elite 3 is suffering more number of issues than expected. Here are some quick solutions which will help you solve various Sniper Elite 3 PC issues. It is out on leading platforms like PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC. Sniper Elite III is a sequel to Sniper Elite and Sniper Elite V2. Sniper Elite III will take players into the terrain of WWII’s North African battle against a brand new enemy.

Sniper Elite 3

Error code 53

There are a few thing to be done which will help to sort the Error code 53. First of all verify game cache, then  disable the antivirus and firewall programs. If you are still getting the error, then select Sniper Elite 3 from Steam Library. Right click on SniperElite3.exe > Properties > Launch options and then type /dxadapter=0

FPS and Performance issues

To improve performance and in-game graphics quality, use the Steam launcher option for Sniper Elite 3:
-novid +vt_pageImageSizeUniqueDiffuseOnly 8192 +vt_maxPPF #8 +vt_pageImageSizeUnique 8192 +vt_pageImageSizeUniqueDiffuseOnly2 8192

Freezing and GPU Overheating issue

Try to turnoff supersampling and tesselation if the issue still persists run the game in windowed mode. Press Alt+Enter to run Sniper Elite 3in windowed mode.

Empty Multiplayer Lobby

Run Sniper Elite 3 without filters, it will completely solve your issue.

Mouse issues

If you are among the gamers who are facing mouse issues then all you have to do it close the background application. It has proved to be of great help with mouse problem while playing Sniper Elite 3.

'Busy Writing to Disk' error

This error message takes a long time to disappear, all you have to do is wait for it go away. You see this message because Steam is decrypting the preloaded files.

Refresh rate issue

If you are not able to change the refresh rate and it is stuck at 60Hz, go to your Steam library and right-click on Sniper Elite 3 > Properties
Go to General tab and select Set Launch Options, now type "-Hz=(desired refresh rate)" in the pop up box and click Ok. Close the window and launch the game from Steam.

For moreissues related to Sniper Elite 3 go through this guide: Sniper Elite 3 fix for PC issues: Blocked Steam key, Low FPS, Sound, Mouse and launch problem etc.

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