How to fix The Evil Within Black Bars issues, FPS Issue, Launching and Crashes issues, skip intro video and more for PC, PlayStation and Xbox

With the PC version and other gaming consoles The Evil Within is out now and we tried the PC version and solved some problems that you might have playing this game. The problems are below with simple solution. The survival horror video game developed by Bethesda Softworks.

Highly-crafted environments, horrifying anxiety, and an intricate story are combined to create an immersive world that will bring you to the height of tension. Here are some very simple solutions to The Evil Within crashes and issues.

The Evil Within

The Evil Within Minimum System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1/Windows 8.1
  • Processor: i7 or an equivalent with four plus core processor
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Graphics: GTX 460 or equivalent 1 GB VRAM card
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Hard Drive: 50 GB available space

The Evil Within Recommended Requirements:

  • Processor: i7 with four plus cores
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 670 or equivalent with 4GBs of VRAM

How to fix The Evil Within FPS Issue

If you want your games FPS to be 60 just enter the R_swapinterval -1 or if you want to remove the FPS cap then enter R_swapinterval 0.

How to fix The Evil Within Black Bars issues

This problem can be solved by changing the Aspect Ratio, go to your steam right click it, then select properties, now click Set Launch Options and now add +com_allowconsole 1, click OK. Press the Insert key to open the console in-game, now enter R_forceaspectratio followed by an aspect ratio value, and remember all widescreen resolutions are letterboxed 2.35:1 by default. Default is 2.5; 0 is full screen but developer recommends 1.8 or 2. Do it and solve the black bars problem.

How to fix The Evil Within Aspect Ratio and FPS

How to fix The Evil Within's Launching issues

When you click on the Game and it doesn't start just check that you have installed all the redistributables from the game installation folder and you have done it all then go to Control Panel, System and Security, System, Advance System Settings, Advance tab, and now select the Performance settings. Now just add the game's .exe file to data execution prevention.

How to fix The Evil Within's after  loading or random crashes

This is very common issue in many games. Game crashing while loading or random places, here is what you can do to solve this problem. Verify the game files from Steam.  NVidia user can open NVidia Control Panel, click Manage 3D Settings and then click the Restore Button with the green NVidia logo next to it.

How to skip The Evil Within's Intro Video

To do this just go to Steam right click it, then select properties, now click Set Launch Options and add +com_skipIntroVideo 1, now save it, you into video of the game will be gone.

How to Enable The Evil within Console

For this do the same as above and now add +com_allowconsole 1, click OK. Press the Insert key to open the console in-game.

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