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Starfield Stuck on Loading Screen – How To Fix

The loading screen is not taking off.

Starfield is a massive space RPG from Bethesda, and I immediately got memories of the first time I played Skyrim. That said, Starfield is a different beast and full of exciting thrills but also its own problems. I've encountered a few, including audio issues, but the most annoying is Starfield getting stuck on the loading screen, leaving me unable to play.

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How to fix Stuck on Loading Screen in Starfield

The only thing worse than Starfield not launching is getting stuck on the title screen. It's like the game is taunting you, letting you get so close but then pulling the rug out from underneath you. Fortunately, there are some solutions you can try to resolve this irritating error. Here is how to solve being stuck on Starfield's loading screen.

  1. Verify the integrity of game files (Steam).
  2. Close other programs.
  3. Lower your graphic settings.
  4. Update your graphic drivers.
  5. Disable in-game overlay.
  6. Verify Starfield is updated.
  7. Uninstall and reinstall Starfield.

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Verifying your PC can run Starfield is important, so double-check the minimum requirements. If your PC does not match these, you will encounter various issues, including getting stuck on the loading screen. Having an underpowered PC will prevent you from playing the game properly.

Other solutions listed above may work, but your mileage will vary. Try multiple solutions if you still encounter the stuck on loading screen problem. A combination of solutions may be required if you wish to play Starfield and experience Bethesda's newest IP. With luck, you'll get past the loading screen and get to enjoy everything Starfield has to offer.

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Justin Joy
Justin has been diving into fantasy worlds since he can remember. He is a certified nerd who has a deep love of reading, writing, and hiking. He has been writing since his college days, but specifically in gaming for two years. His favorite games are The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Hollow Knight, Celeste, and Banjo Kazooie.

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