God of War players are reporting about an “out of memory” issue for the game on PC. Find out how you can fix this issue on your PC.
Basically, it leads to an error where the game crashes and you are forced to restart it or reboot your PC. It can be an annoying issue if you are trying to play the game especially during the launch week, but fortunately, there is a possible fix for it as well that comes straight from the developers.
How To Fix Out of Memory Issue For God of War On PC
Sony Santa Monica has acknowledged this issue and described it in the following way.
Not enough available memory
STATUS: [In Progress, need more info]
We have identified the issue with 12th gen Intel CPUs, but are still seeing reports from users with other CPUs.
If you have a different CPU and are experiencing this issue, please submit a ticket on our support page.[support.sms.playstation.com]
Last updated 1/14/22
In the meantime, please try these workarounds:
1. Ensure that your onboard graphics are disabled.
- Open the NVIDIA Control Panel
- Select “Manage 3D Settings” under “3D Settings” on the left sidebar
- Ensure that Global Settings is selected and navigate to “OpenGL rendering GPU”
- Click the dropdown to it’s right, and ensure that it is set to your GPU instead of “Autoselect”
2. Verify your current available memory in Task Manager
- Press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC and go to the performance tab.
- Select Memory in this Window.
3. Attempt to close other applications that are consuming available memory like web browsers, other games, chat clients.
4. Attempt to reboot your computer.
Doing these steps might resolve your Out of Memory issue for God of War on PC. If it doesn’t work, you need to wait for a patch for the game.