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How to fix crashes and freezes in Need for Speed ​​Payback

Need for Speed Payback is one of the best video car racing game for adventure gamers. In this action driving fantasy that’s the newest game in the popular car racing video game franchise, Need for Speed. Of course, most of users want to play this awesome car racing video game in their gaming PC. If you haven’t downloaded this game yet, go to and make a purchase. In this article, we are going to solve crashes and freezes in Need for Speed Payback.

How to fix crashes and freezes in Need for Speed Payback

Let’s discuss these errors before we start to solve it. Why these crashes and freezes errors happen at the first? maybe you are running this game in the lowest PC configuration that’s why you are facing these errors. First of all, make sure that your PC meets the minimum system requirements for the game. To avoid any DLL missing file errors. Do the following steps:

  • Visual C++ Redistributable Packages
  • Download DriverScanner to update all PC drivers to avoid errors click here
  • DirectX 11 should be installed properly click here
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Client Profile click here

Need for Speed Payback System Requirements

Recommended Requirements:

  • Processor (Intel CPU): Intel Core i5 4690K  3.5GHz
  • Processor (AMD CPU): AMD FX 8350 4.0GHz with 4 hardware threads
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Graphic Card Requirement NVIDIA: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 4GB, or equivalent DX11 compatible GPU with 4GB of memory
  • Graphic Card Requirement AMD: AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible using the latest drivers
  • Operating System (OS): Windows 10 or later (64-bit only)
  • Minimum Disk Space: 30 GB

Most of the time the reason behind these errors might be that your gaming PC does not meet with system requirement of the Need for Speed Payback.  If you are sure that your PC meets these requirements and you still have freezes in the game, we recommend doing the following:

  • Right-click on the game shortcut and select the Properties
  • Within the Properties, In the line with the location of the file, after the quotes press space and enter -Render.ResolutionScale 0.9

I hope the above trick will work and remove freezes completely from Need for Speed Payback. Launch the game and play it comfortably. If you are having black screen error in Need for Speed Payback. We have already published a guide to fix that error in your gaming PC to play Need for Speed Payback.

Owais Arain