Mount & Blade II Troubleshooting Guide: Bannerlord – Relax Type

You have been waiting for this day and it has finally arrived: the launch of Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord! TaleWorlds Entertainment’s product has received fairly positive reviews from critics and regular gamers alike. If you go to the game’s Steam page now, you’ll see that it has garnered 83% positive reviews. However, Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord is a game with many technical problems.

Various errors, black screens, crashes, crashes, crashes at startup and even blue screens of death are what players have to face when trying to play Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord. However, the game is currently in early access, so some issues can be forgiven.

In this guide, we will take a look at the most common errors and other issues in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, and tell you how to fix them. Before proceeding, we recommend that you read the game’s system requirements.

Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord System Requirements

Minimum system requirements

  • 64-bit processor and operating system required
  • OS: Windows 7 (64 bit only)
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-8100 / AMD Ryzen™ 3 1200
  • RAM: 6GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel® UHD Graphics 630 / NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660 2GB / AMD Radeon™ HD 7850 2GB
  • Disk space: 60GB
  • Extras: If you use an integrated graphics card, an additional 2 GB of RAM is required. Requirements may change in the final version.

Recommended system requirements

  • 64-bit processor and operating system required
  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit only)
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-9600K / AMD Ryzen™ 5 3600X
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 3GB / AMD Radeon™ RX 580
  • Disk space: 60GB
  • Extras: The requirements may change in the final version.

Fix bugs and other issues for Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

DLL errors running Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

When launching Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, do you see errors with missing DLL files like d3d11.dll or msvcp110.dll? To fix these errors, you have to take care of installing the current DirectX libraries and the Visual C++ distribution package for Visual Studio 2012. Use the following links:

You can also try to install the software found in the game folder itself.

Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord does not work in full screen mode

First, try pressing Alt+Enter on your keyboard. This combination will help you to switch your game from window mode to full screen mode. Next, go to the game’s graphics settings and check if the settings you want are set there. If you’ve tried to play Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord in borderless mode, please don’t. Put it in full screen mode and try changing the refresh rate, for example from 60Hz to 59Hz.

Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord crashes on startup

This problem can be due to several reasons: The hardware does not meet the minimum system requirements, the Windows operating system does not have the necessary software to run the game, the antivirus blocks some game files after launching it, etc., etc. By the way, about the antivirus: some users have stated that their Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord worked fine once they disabled their Avast. You can also try updating the video driver.

Mount & Installation of Blade II: Bannerlord Freezes

Please make sure that the installation path of Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord does not contain Cyrillic characters. For example, the game installation will probably freeze if you install it to the D:NEntertainment/Games directory. Remove the Cyrillic alphabet and the problem will be solved. Does the installation still hang? Free up some extra space on your disk and try not to overload your PC when you install Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord.

Ride & Blade II: Bannerlord Freezes

Some players are complaining that their Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord can freeze at random points in the game. Are you facing the same problem? Check if any component of your system is overheating. Get rid of overclocking your CPU or graphics card, if you have. Close programs running in the background that require an active Internet connection.

Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) when starting Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

That’s right, running Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord can cause a Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) to appear. Unfortunately, the BSoD when running a video game is usually an indication of some kind of problem with the player’s computer. Check for issues with RAM, CPU, graphics card, and disk drive. You can easily find all the necessary testing software on the web.

Black screen when launching Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

Black screens when launching Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord can be caused by an outdated video driver or, in rarer cases, some kind of RAM problem. Use the following links to download and install the latest driver for your video card:

Low FPS in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

The most important thing is that you make sure that your computer meets at least the minimum system requirements set by the developers. If your PC hardware isn’t maxed out, it’s no wonder your FPS is low. Also, don’t forget that you can go to the graphics settings and turn down some of the settings. Try lowering the resolution, for example to 900p or even 720p. Of course, it’s also worth updating your graphics driver, especially if you haven’t done so in a while.

Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord does not save

There should be no Cyrillic characters in the game save path, only Latin characters! Remove all Cyrillic characters from the document folder path, restart your computer, and check for the problem.

“Not enough memory” error in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

Possible cause: insufficient RAM memory for the game; insufficient free space for swap file; some programs cause a “leak” of RAM memory. Free up some free space on your disk and then look in Task Manager to see which programs are consuming the most RAM and close the most “voracious” ones.

Controls not working in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

Please reconnect all input devices connected to the computer through the USB interface, and then check the problem in the game again.

Error 0xc000007b in Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

Please note that this error occurs most often for owners of Nvidia video cards. If you have such a card, we recommend that you update the video driver or completely reinstall it. In the latter case, you can use a useful tool like Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU). Also make sure that all the necessary software is present on your computer, i.e. DirectX, Visual C++, .NET Framework, etc.

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Mount & Blade II Troubleshooting Guide: Bannerlord – Relax Type

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