Death Stranding PC DX 12 Error FIXED Access Violation (C0000005h)

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.

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