Tower Of Fantasy

Level Infinity and Hotta Studio have recently released an MMORPG action-adventure named “Tower of Fantasy” which is free to play and also offers players a sci-fi gaming experience based on anime. Though this title has been doing great in it’s early stages, some issues bother many players, and the Tower of Fantasy Crash on the PC is among these. The players who are affected get irritated by the issue.

If you experience a similar issue, then you must follow the troubleshooting guide mentioned below to resolve it. If we talk about the game not launching or the startup crashing, most PC games are prone to problems like this because of PC-specific conflicts. As per multiple reports, many players get the crashing issue while they launch the Tower of Fantasy on their PC. Luckily, we have mentioned some workarounds for fixing the crashing issues.

Reasons for the crashing of Tower of Fantasy

When we talk about the crashing issue, various possible reasons may be found, which you must check below. Along with the in-game bugs, there is a high probability that some issues and conflicts with the PC on your end can trouble you very much. If you try to focus on the mentioned reasons, you can easily resolve this issue. The reasons are:-

  • Internet connection issue
  • Incompatibility issue
  • Corrupt registry
  • Missing administrative privileges
  • Device glitches or bugs
  • Overlay apps issue
  • Overclocked GPU/CPU
  • Redistributable issues of Microsoft Visual C++
  • Startup app issues
  • Firewall or antivirus software blocking
  • DirectX version issues
  • Outdated graphics drivers
  • Outdated game launcher
  • Outdated game version
  • Compatibility issues with your PC specification

Fixes for Tower of Fantasy Keeps Crashing on PC

Now that you know the reasons, it is the best time that we move on to the troubleshooting methods for following them until your problem is fixed.

  1. Check system requirements

Before you move to any other workarounds, we will recommend you check for your PC specification and see if it is well-matched with the system requirements of this game or not. If you see that your computer built does not meet the system requirements, then you must upgrade the PC’s components accordingly.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Storage: 25GB space available
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT1030
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Processor: Intel Core i5
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 SP1

Recommended Requirements:

  • Storage: 30 GB space available
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Graphics: 6GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 1060
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Processor: Intel Core i7
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  1. Run the game as admin

You need to ensure that you run the game application file on your computer as administrator access to permit the UAC (User Account Control) access to the system. Your system needs the access permission of UAC in some cases to run a program, that is pretty important. You will need to allow the admin to have access at least once by following the steps below, and it will not be asking you for the similar again. For performing so:

  • First, you need to navigate to your game directory of Tower of Fantasy.
  • Then perform a right-click on your application file on the PC.
  • Next, click on Properties and go to the Compatibility
  • After that, to enable it, you have to click on the checkbox Run this program as an administrator.
  • After it’s done, click on Apply and Ok to save the changes done.
  • To launch the game app, double-click on it.

If you run the game through the Epic Games Launcher or Steam, you also have to perform similar steps for your Steam app.

  1. Disable Fullscreen optimizations

At times, turning off the Fullscreen optimizations by your Windows system for any specific game application file must fix the issues related to compatibility for some PCs. Though by default, it comes disabled, you must cross-check it to ensure that the Fullscreen optimization is not enabled. To perform this:

  • First, open the Steam client and then click on
  • On Tower of Fantasy, perform a right-click, and click on
  • Next, click on the option Browse local files and navigate to Tower of Fantasy’s installed folder.
  • On exe perform a right-click, then click on Properties
  • Then navigate to the Compatibility tab, and to checkmark it, make sure to click on the option Disable Fullscreen optimizations.
  • After it’s done, click on Apply and Ok to save the changes done.
  1. Update GPU Driver

You need to update the version of the graphics driver on your computer by following the below steps. If you see that there is an update, you must install it. If the GPU driver is updated, it can cause various issues with the program’s launching, like games, and also at the time of the gameplay sessions. Not only will your game look pathetic, but your PC cannot run at it’s full potential because of graphics conflict. For performing this:

  • Open the Quick Access Menu by pressing Win+ X keys
  • From the list, click on the option Device Manager
  • On Display Adapter, double-click to expand it
  • On your dedicated graphics card, which is active or which you are using, right-click on that
  • Click on Update driver, then click on the option Search automatically for drivers.
  • It will check for the update available automatically, and then you need to download and install the recent version.
  • You need to wait for a while, and to apply the changes, reboot the PC.
  • If you see that there isn’t any update available for the GPU, then we recommend you move to the official graphics card website from the links we have mentioned below and then search manually for your graphics card model. You must certify that you are downloading and installing the recent GPU driver as per your model number and the manufacturer.

Intel GPU

AMD GPU

Nvidia GPU

  1. Update Window

When you build numbers for some time or run an outdated version of Windows, you must ensure that you follow the steps below. You must always try installing the recent update of the system, so you get the recent security patch, additional features, bug fixes, improved performance, and more.

  • To open Settings, press Windows + I key
  • Then click on Windows update and Check for updates
  • If you see that there is any update available, tap on Download and install
  • Wait for a while to complete the update process
  • Once you are done, to apply the changes, reboot your PC.

Moreover, for any optional update, follow the steps mentioned below because some security patch updates or driver updates can sometimes appear, which may help you fix various issues or bugs.

  • To open Settings, press Windows + I key
  • Then click on Windows update and Advanced options
  • Find Additional options
  • Next, click on the Optional Updates, and if you see any update, select the update
  • After clicking on Download and Install, wait for a while to complete the process
  • At last, manually reboot the system
  1. Force use dedicated GPU

We always recommend you use the external/ dedicated graphics card on your PC for heavy applications and games so that you can get higher performance graphics every time. To perform that:

For NVIDIA GPU

  • First, right-click on your black desktop screen and then open Nvidia Control Panel
  • Navigate to 3D settings and click on the Managed 3D settings
  • Then open Program Settings, and from the list, select Tower of Fantasy
  • From the list, you have to select the preferred graphics processor for this program
  • After it is done, you can view it as a High-Performance Nvidia Processor
  • Finally, save the changes and reboot your PC

For AMD GPU

  • First, right-click on your black desktop screen and then open Radeon Settings
  • Navigate to the Additional settings and move to Preferences
  • Then click on Power and the Switchable Graphics Application Settings
  • From the list, Select Tower of Fantasy. If you see that game is not there in the list, then to include the game, you have to select Add application
  • Once done, from Graphics Settings, select High Performance
  • Finally, you have to reboot your PC to apply the changes
  1. Close all the unnecessary background tasks

It is always recommended that you end every unnecessary background task that has been running on your system. This is because the more the system resources that will be used, the more performance of your system will drop. You might not notice it drastically while you are facing shutters, framerate drops, in-game lags, etc., but you have to use this method in various ways:

  • To open Task Manager, Press the keys Ctrl + Shift + Esc
  • Then Click on Processes to check the task that is consuming higher resources.
  • Next, click on the specific process, and after that, choose to close it forcefully; select End Task
  • You must ensure that you perform similar steps for every third-party app process that consumes higher resources.
  • Now once it’s done, first close the Task manager and then restart your PC
  1. Update Tower of Fantasy

We recommend you check manually for the game update at your end through the Steam client to ensure that you don’t have any outdated game that conflicts with the game launching. An outdated version of the game patch may trigger various potential problems that can trigger crashes. For performing this:

For Epic Games Launcher:

  • First, open Epic Games Launcher, navigate to Library
  • Then click on three dots icon that is situated next to the Tower of Fantasy
  • You need to ensure that the option of Auto Update is turned on
  • The available update for this Tower of Fantasy game must be automatically installed, and the startup crashing is reduced too.

For Steam:

  • Open Steam and then navigate to Library
  • From the left pane, Click on the tower of Fantasy. Steam will search for the update available automatically
  • When you see an available update, click on Update
  • You need to wait for a while until the update is completed
  • Once it is done, reboot your PC to apply the changes
  1. Repair Game Files

In some cases, issues with missing or corrupted files on your PC can encounter game-launching crashes many times without proper error messages. In some cases, if you see that your game is starting to loan for just a few seconds and then it automatically closes or does not launch at all then it is a better option that you verify and then repair the game files that are installed on your PC by simply following the steps mentioned below:

For Steam:

  • Launch the Steam Client and then click on Library
  • From the list, you will find Tower of Fantasy, right click on that
  • Then click on Properties and navigate to Local files
  • Next click on the Verify Integrity of Game Files
  • Now, this process can take some time to finish, so you need to have patience
  • When done, to apply the changes, reboot your PC

For Epic Game Launcher

  • Open Epic Games Launcher and then click on Library
  • Then click on three dots icon that is situated next to the Tower of Fantasy
  • Next click on Verify and wait for a while till the process is completed, and then restart the launcher
  1. Turn off the third-party overlay apps

Most of the conflicts with the third-party overlay apps running in the background may trigger various issues with the game’s launching as they can consume many system resources, the same as the process when you begin the game. Though the game does not launch, the overlay app will start and run until you manually close it. Some overlays can also start running when you are booting the system at the beginning. So, try to disable the overlay apps manually.

Disable the Discord overlay:

  • Open the Discord app, then at the bottom, click on gear icon that you will find in the settings.
  • Under App settings, select Overlay. Enable the in-game overlay option has to be turned on.
  • Then click on Games and Select Tower of Fantasy
  • The toggle Enable in-game overlay has to be turned off
  • When you are done, to apply the changes, reboot your PC

Disable Xbox Game Bar:

  • To open Settings, Press the keys Windows + I
  • Click on Gaming and then navigate to Game Bar
  • Turn off the option Record game clips, screenshots, and broadcast using the Game bar

Disable the overlay Nvidia GeForce Experience:

  • First, launch the app Nvidia GeForce Experience and then navigate to Settings
  • Then click on General, and Disable the option In-game overlay
  • When it’s done, to apply the changes, restart the PC

Disable Steam Overlay:

  • Open the Steam client and click on Library
  • On Tower of Fantasy, right-click on it. Then click on Properties
  • Next, click on General, and after that, the option Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game has to be turned off
  • To change the effects, reboot the PC.

Some advanced users and PC gamers sometimes use overlay apps like RGB software, Rivatuner, MSI Afterburner, etc. If you use any other keyboard or mouse software or maybe some RGB tool, it is important that it is turned off at the time of gaming.

  1. Turn off the antivirus and windows firewall software

There is a high chance that you are using default Windows Firewall protection on your PC, but if you disable it temporarily before launching can reduce the issues of startup crashing a lot. For performing this:

  • Click on Start menu, and then to open it, you have to type Windows Defender Firewall
  • Next, from the left pane, click the option Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off
  • Then select the option Turn off Windows Defender Firewall (not recommended) for all domains
  • To save the changes, click on Ok and reboot your PC to apply the changes.

Moreover, turn off the antivirus program Windows Defender on your PC to ensure that there isn’t any antivirus software blocking the game files. For performing so,

  • Open Settings by pressing the keys Windows + I
  • Next click on the option Update & Security and then on the option Windows Security
  • Open Windows Security has to be clicked and then navigate to the option Virus & threat protection
  • Next, click on the Manage settings, then the Real-time protection toggle has to be turned off.
  • When promoted, to proceed further, click on Yes

12. Adjust Power Management Options

We recommend you to set the power option to high-performance on your PC before you play games so as to get the total potential of the system as the Windows prefer running in the mode of default balanced power to save power as well as for your daily task to provide medium performance. But the heavy applications or games need a high-performance mode that consumes extra power but provides stunning performance. For doing so-

  • First, click on Start menu, and then, to open it, type Control Panel
  • Next, click on Hardware and Sound and then select Power Options
  • After selecting High Performance, you will be done.
  • Finally, to apply the changes, reboot the PC.
  1. Reinstall the runtime of Microsoft Visual C++

If your Windows systems do not have installed Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables, then by following the steps mentioned below, ensure that you install it manually.

  • Open Start Menu, and to open it Type apps & features
  • From the list, click on the program(s) Microsoft Visual C++
  • After clicking Uninstall, follow the instructions on-screen
  • When every Visual C++ program has been uninstalled, your PC has to be rebooted.
  • After navigating to Microsoft’s official website, you need to download the recent Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime.
  • Install it on your PC and then restart the PC to change the effects.
  1. Perform a clean boot

Many users have claimed that performing a clean boot of the PC can fix the issue of system boot-up as some tasks and app begins at the starting. All these tasks run every time and tend to consume a lot of resources. To do so, we recommend you to follow the steps below:

  • To open the dialog box of Run, press the keys Windows + R
  • To open System Configuration, Type Msconfig and press Enter
  • Navigate to services, and to enable it, click on the option Hide all Microsoft services
  • Click on Disable all to turn off the rest of the services
  • To save the changes, click on Apply and Ok
  • Then select the Startup tab and make sure to choose the particular task which is having higher start-up impact.
  • To turn it off, click on Disable
  • To apply the changes, restart your computer

Wrapping up

That’s all folks. We hope that is article will be helpful to you and provides enough solutions to fixing your Tower of Fantasy crashing issue on your loading screen with the least effort and in no time. When none of the above tricks work, we recommend you to use Restoro Repair tool that can scan the repositories to replace the missing and corrupt files.

Experiencing difficulties with your Device, check out our “How To” page on how to resolve some of these issues.

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