[FIXED] Dragon Dogma: Dark Arisen Errors- Crash, Low sound, Black Screen, Widescreen & More

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Dark Arisen is a vast open-world Action, Adventure, and RPG computer game. This game is very popular among gamers but after the release of this game, lots of users start complaining about the PC issues and error such as dragon’s dogma crash to desktop, Black Screen, Low FPS, etc.

If you are among those gamers who are facing such errors then in this blog all the issues and errors are described with their solution, so apply them carefully and make your Game Session Error Free.

But before that also look at the system requirement of the game to get an idea of whether your system is compatible with the game or not.

Dragon’s Dogma System Requirements 


  • OS: Windows Vista or newer (32 or 64 bit)
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 660 CPU or equivalent
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 5870 or equivalent
  • Storage: 20 GB available space
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX-compatible


  • OS: Windows 7/8/10
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-4770K or equivalent
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or equivalent
  • Storage: 20 GB available space
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX-compatible

How to Fix Dragon Dogma: Dark Arisen Errors?

Below mentioned are some Errors along with their solutions that will help you to fix various Dragon Dogma: Dark Arisen game errors. Go through them carefully step by step.

#1: Device Error

If you are unable to start this game, then you must have to make some config modifications.

  • Open up the File Explorer
  • And paste/type %appdata% at the address bar present at the top, the Roaming folder will open
  • Get one step behind in DRAGONS DOGMA DARK ARISEN Folder
  • Remove the ‘config.ini’ file
  • Try to run the game, you will see that Issues has been solved.

If there is any issue still present in the Window mode for lower resolution then press alt+enter and then play full screen.

#2: Get rid of Crash to Desktop

Dragon’s dogma crash on startup issue may appear because of outdated system drivers and Video Card Driver. So it is strongly suggested that Update system driver and Video card Driver in the manner run any game without crashing.

You can update your drivers from the manufacturer’s website or from the Official website of Microsoft. If you want an easier way to update your drivers then try Driver Updater. This will update all your outdated drivers automatically.

#3: Widescreen Issue

Monitor with 21:9 displays doesn’t support this game. So, the solution to dragon’s dogma widescreen fix issue is still not available. It is recommended to wait for an official patch from Capcom.

#4: Black Screen at Startup ‘D3DERR_DEVICELOST : getDevice0 – >Reset(&d3dppm)’ Issue

  • Open the Nvidia Control Panel and Inspector Settings
  • Add the Game’s executable (.exe) in Nvidia control panel

  • Search for the entry on the basis of drive letter in Inspector Settings

  • After doing modification refresh it.
  • Again try to start the Game

After applying the steps mentioned above your Dragon’s dogma Black Screen Windows 10 issue will be solved.

#5: Fix Low sound

Go to the Game Folder present at the (C:\Users\YOU\AppData\Local\CAPCOM\DRAGONS DOGMA DARK ARISEN)

  • Open the config.ini
  • Make this Modification- ‘set Stereo = ON
  • After doing all the modification save and Start the Game.

#6: Fix Black Bars Issue

  • Again open the Game Folder present at the (C:\Users\YOU\AppData\Local\CAPCOM\DRAGONS DOGMA DARK ARISEN)
  • Open the config.ini
  • Make these modifications – ‘set MainX=0 and MainY=0
  • Save and Start the Game again.

#7: Fix Controller Issue

This game is supported by all the controller, but still, if you are suffering from this issue then try installing/updating the drivers of your controller and replug it.

#8: Fix Dragon’s Dogma Error 09

  • Uninstall all Nvidia
  • Now, reinstall Nvidia (do not update Nvidia)
  • Go to the game optimize in GeForce experience Window
  • Go to the game on page
  • Click on details of the game
  • Then click on the spanner custom settings
  • Change it to windowed mode

If this works and the error 09 disappear then update Nvidia and start your game again.

#9: Low FPS Issue

Follow the steps to given below fix the Low FPS issue

  • Open Nvidia’s Control Panel
  • Navigate to “Manage 3D settings”
  • Click on “Power management mode” and set it to “Prefer maximum performance”
  • Now the in-game FPS is fixed. Enjoy

Even after applying the above-given steps you are unable to fix Dragon Dogma: Dark Arisen Low FPS issue then try Game Booster. This will improve the FPS rate and performance of the game.

  • It boosts the game
  • Gives a smooth and responsive gameplay
  • Gets better FPS rate


Well, I have tried my best in providing you with the errors of Dragon Dogma: Dark Arisen along with their solutions. Now, it’s your turn to apply the solutions and get rid of errors.

Even after performing the fixes you are not able to solve the errors then it is strongly suggested to scan your system with PC Repair Tool before installing this game.

With the help of this tool, you can fix all the internal error present inside your computer and improves the performances of your system and play the game without any hassle.

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