Death Stranding is finally here for PC after a wait of 8 long months . Developed by the Kojima productions the game received a lot of appreciation. However on its recent Steam release there had been users reporting a common issue. An error saying DX 12 Error Access Violation (C0000005h) . Lets see how we can get this fixed.
Death Stranding PC DX 12 Error FIXED Access Violation (C0000005h)
Minimum Requirements :
The game requires a GPU that supports DX 12 . Make sure you system matches atleast the minimum requirements for the game . If not then probably you need a hardware upgrade in order to run this game without any issues
- OS: Windows 10
- Processor: Intel Core i5-3470 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
- Memory: 8 GB RAM
- Graphics: GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB or AMD Radeon RX 560 4 GB
- DirectX: Version 12
- Storage: 80 GB available space
Update Drivers :
Make sure that GPU drivers are updated . You can update your drivers here :
Verifying Steam Files :
Many have reported that this has fixed the DX 12 problem.
- Open Steam and select Library
- Right Click on Death Stranding and select Properties
- Then go to Local Files tab
- Click on Verify Integrity Of Game Files. Wait for a while and the re launch the game.
DLSS 2.0 :
In game you can try turning Off DLSS under Graphics Settings and restart the game . This might also help in fixing the “Access Violation (C0000005h)” error.
Re-Installing the game :
There could be a possibility that while download the game there could have been some missing links . Could be an Pre Load error or any important files went missing while downloading the game. Re-installing the game might fix the problem.
These steps can probably fix the issue for you . If the issue still persists the you can follow this for more information.