eFootball PES 2022 – How to Fix Lag Stuttering and get more Performance

Are you facing performance issues on eFootball 2022 ? No worries, we will get it fixed for you.

eFootball PES 2022 – How to Fix Lag Stuttering and get more Performance

eFootball 2022 is finally here on all platforms. Its free and its amazing. Well to be honest graphically the game could have done a lot better better. But again, its free and I don’t have a reason to complain. The game will feel like a demo when you download it initially with only a few teams but then we are promised a lot of updates which I believe will make things a  lot better.

Well, since it is free a lot of users have downloaded the game. Sadly a lot of them complained about the game not playing smooth enough for them.  The game would be lagging , stuttering with occasional frame drops making it a very unpleasant experience.

Best Performance Guide for eFootball 2022 :

We need to understand one thing here, if we do not have the right PC configuration we would not be enjoying a smooth gameplay. A lot of times we try to force run a game on a PC which is just not strong enough for that game and then we complain about performance. There for lets quickly check out the System Requirements for eFootball 2022


    • OS: Windows 10 – 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-2300, / AMD FX-4350
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 660 Ti / Radeon HD 7790
    • Storage: 50 GB available space


    • OS: Windows 10 – 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-7600 / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 590
    • Storage: 50 GB available space

You need to have a setup equivalent to or better than the recommended requirements for the game to get the best out of it. Anything below minimum wont be good enough and you will be having performance issues no matter what.

For users who already have an average to decent PC and are still facing performance issues try reducing all the graphical settings to Low except for Resolution. You can then follow a few steps which I am about to show.

Step 1 :

Firstly you need to get your GPU drivers updated. Always keep updating river to its latest versions. Click below to check if you have any updates for your GPU

Step 2 :

Turn off all unnecessary background applications like browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla etc) or any other program you are running which you do not need. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del and check for any running program which you do not need. Even some services like the Service Host : SysMain literally eat up a lot of disk causing frame drops while gaming Try turning it off through this method :

  • On your windows task bar type cmd . Right click on Command Prompt and select Run as an Administrator.
  • Type the following commands  : sc stop “SysMain” & sc config “SysMain” start=disabled.
  • You will get a success message in a while. Restart PC after that

Also make sure all the Overlays like Nvidia , Discord and Steam are off. They consume a lot of resources and interfere with in game performance.

Step 3 :

If you have a laptop chances are that the game might be running on your integrated graphics. This could be the reason why you may have a lot of performance issues. Do the following in order to change it to your dedicated GPU.

  • Just type graphics in the windows task bar. Then select Graphics Settings
  • Under Graphics performance preference click on browse and look for eFootball 2022 exe file. Add that.
  • Now click on Options and select High Performance 
  • The game will now run on your dedicated GPU

Step 4 :

Try using these Launch commands on Steam for eFootball 2022 :

  • Go to game Library on Steam
  • Right click on eFootball 2022 and select Properties 
  • Beside the General tab
  • Now under Launch Options you would have to type the following commands exactly how I show you : -high -USEALLAVAILABLECORES
  • Restart Steam and Launch the game

Step 5 :

Try doing a file verifcation on Steam for eFootball 2022. At times missing or corrupted files could lead to poor performance. Running a verification would re download any missing file Corrupted files will be replaced .

  • In you Steam Library select eFootball 2022
  • Right click and select Properties
  • Now beside Local Files tab click on Verify integrity of game files..
  • It will take a while depending on the size of the game ofcourse

If this does not fix the problem probably a Re-installation could do the trick. If it still does not work probably it could an issue with the game which needs to be fixed by a patch. Best bet would be to wait for one if that be the case. Please leave a comment if you feel this guide has been helpful.



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