SOLVED! Red Faction: Armageddon Crashes On New Game

SOLVED! Red Faction: Armageddon Crashes On New Game

First released on May 21, 2001 with Red Faction, Red Faction has been considered as one of the most popular first-person shooter series among the gaming community. But soon after the release of the Red Faction: Armageddon, many players began to report the Red Faction: Armageddon crashes on a new game. If you are going through the same issue and can’t figure out how to solve it, then stick to the end of this post and by the end of this post, you should be able to solve this issue all by yourself.

An Overview Of Crashing In Red Faction: Armageddon

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It doesn’t matter if you are a Steam, Xbox, or PlayStation user. The issue has been reported by gamers from every platform. So what happens is that when a player tries to create a new game session via the new game section in the Red Faction: Armageddon’s homepage, the game crashes and in some cases, the players are redirected to their homepage and the loop goes on and on.

How Keep Red Faction: Armageddon From Crashing

When it comes to solving the crashing problem of Red Faction: Armageddon. There are a few methods you can try to resolve this issue all by yourself. Below, we have provided all these methods with a step-by-step approach to better help you with resolving this issue. Simply follow the way till the end, going through each method one by one until the issue is resolved.

Run The Game In Compatibility Mode 

It has been observed that sometimes it is the incompatibility of the game and your installed operating system which tend to cause this issue. So to fix this issue, we suggest you try running Red Faction: Armageddon in compatibility mode with Windows Vista SP2 or XP SP3 and see if it fixes this issue.

Here are some easy steps to follow.

  • Step 1: To begin with, right-click on the game’s *.exe file and choose Properties from the drop-down menu. This can be done directly from the game’s installation location or via a shortcut icon.
  • Step 2: Next, go to the Compatibility tab and check the box next to the field that says “Run this software in compatibility mode for…”
  • Step 3: Now select a Windows version from the drop-down menu below that the game officially supports, which in this case is Windows 7.
  • Step 4: Tick the Disable full-screen optimizations box if you’re trying to play a game that was developed for Windows XP or earlier.
  • Step 5: Now simply select Apply and begin the game.

After this, the issue should be resolved. However, if the issue persists then it’s time to get started with the next method given below.

Optimize Red Faction: Armageddon 

If the above method doesn’t seem to work, then it is possible that Red Faction: Armageddon is not optimized properly in your system, resulting in this situation. To solve this, you’ll need to optimize it for your system.

Here are some easy steps to follow.

  • Step 1: First, you need to press the Windows + R button to open the run command prompt.
  • Step 2: Next you need to type msconfig in the run command prompt. This will open the system configuration tab.
  • Step 3: Here, you need to select Advanced Options under the Boot tab.
  • Step 4: Now, change the Maximum Memory setting to 2048 by checking the box.
  • Step 5: Click OK here as well as in the other menus.

Now all you need to do is simply play the game after restarting your computer and see if the issue has been resolved. If not, then get started with the next method given below.

Verify The Integrity Of Game Files 

If you got the game through Steam, you can start by checking the integrity of the game files.

If you are unaware of how to do that, then we have provided some easy steps below, following which you can easily do that.

  • Step 1: Start by launching the Steam
  • Step 2: Next, right-click on the game in the ‘Library’ area and choose ‘Properties’ from the menu.
  • Step 3: Now click the ‘Verify Integrity of Game Files’ button on the ‘Local Files’ tab.
  • Step 4: Now, steam will then check the game’s files. This process will take several minutes, even if you’ve recently validated, this will always download a bunch of files. So don’t worry and let it complete.

Now, after the process is finished, simply close the tabs and start the game. This should fix the issue.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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What Are The System Requirements For Red Faction: Armageddon? 

The system requirements for Red Faction: Armageddon are as follows

Minimum system requirements:

  • CPU: Dual-core processor with a clock speed of 2 GHz (Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon TX X2) or higher
  • System RAM: 2 GB or more
  • GPU: 320 MB Video RAM, GPU w/ Shader Model 3.0 support, NVIDIA® GeForce® 88xx series or better, ATI Radeon™ HD30xx series or better
  • DX: DirectX 9.0c
  • Operating System: Windows XP
  • Storage: 7.5 GB
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX compliant sound card or equivalent onboard sound

Recommended system requirements:

  • CPU: Any quad-core processor (Intel® Core i5 or AMD PhenomTM II X4) or 3.0-core dual-core processor is recommended.
  • System RAM: 4 GB or more
  • GPU: 1 GB Video RAM, GPU with Shader Model 4.0 support, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 400 series or greater GPU is recommended.
  • DX: DirectX 10 or higher
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7
  • Storage: 7.5 GB
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX compliant sound card or equivalent onboard sound

What’s The Best Way To Get Salvage In Red Faction: Armageddon? 

We feel that going through Infection is the best method to gain salvage. The more levels you complete, the more salvage you receive after the round.

You may easily complete the game on easy by gathering as much salvage as possible and without rushing. Rep on regular, hard, and crazy difficulty levels. This game isn’t boring in the least, and it doesn’t take long to complete. A little perseverance can go a long way.

Also, if you haven’t updated your game, go to the sewers level (immediately after the mob drives you out of Bastion) and proceed through until you reach the area with the lights on the roof. Use the nano rifle to destroy these and fix them with your repair grenade. We recommend you to keep playing infected for a while if you want to acquire all the salvage without cheating.

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