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 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). Let’s 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 your system matches at least 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 the Local Files tab
  • Click on Verify Integrity Of Game Files. Wait for a while and then 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 downloading the game there could have been some missing links. Could be a Pre Load error or any important files that 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 you can follow this for more information.

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