How to fix Spiderman Remastered Crashing at Startup or won’t launch

Insomniac Games and Nixxess Software released a new version of Spiderman for the PC after it was released on the PlayStation.

Spiderman is one of the most popular characters in the family. You will be offered a chance to play Spiderman in New York City in this 3rd person action-adventure game. You will be fighting one of the best villains in the game, as well as having access to different DLCs and different Spidey suits.

Some PC players face problems like the game crashing at the start of the game or not launching at all after they launch on the steam platform. This article will show you how to fix Spiderman PC crashing at startup or not launching.

How to fix Spiderman Remastered Crashing at Startup or won’t launch

Before diving deep into the problem, check whether your system meets the minimum or recommended requirements that are required for the game to run. Here are the PC system requirements for Spiderman Remastered PC.

Minimum System Requirements

  • CPU – Intel Core-i3 4160 or AMD Equivalent
  • GPU – Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 or AMD Equivalent
  • MEMORY – 8GB
  • OPERATING SYSTEM – Microsoft Windows 10 64bit
  • STORAGE – 75GB
  • PERFORMANCE OUTPUT – 30fps on 720p Low Graphics Settings

Recommended System Requirements

  • CPU – Intel Core-i5 4670 or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • GPU – Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB or AMD Radeon RX 580
  • MEMORY – 16GB
  • OPERATING SYSTEM – Microsoft Windows 10 64bit
  • STORAGE – 75GB
  • PERFORMANCE OUTPUT – 60fps on 1080p Medium Graphics Settings

If you have the minimum hardware present on your system, you can probably play the game by setting everything at a low level. Nevertheless, we are trying to help and guide you if your system-level matches between a minimum and recommended level. Here are some of the recommended steps that you should follow to fix Spiderman Remastered Crashing at Startup or won’t launch.

Check Your Operating System

Make sure that you have the latest Windows 11 or at least the Windows 10 64 operating system installed. We are running Windows 10 v211H2 Build Version 19044.1706 on our Gaming PC and Windows 11 v21H2 Build 22000.708 on our Laptop.

Classic GPU Settings (For Nvidia Laptop)

If you are facing trouble while playing on a laptop that has Nvidia GPU, then set your GPU as the preferred processor for this Game. Please follow the below steps on how to do it.

  • Go to Nvidia Control Panel
  • After opening it, head over to Manage 3D settings. You will find this option on the left side
  • Then Click on the Program Settings Tab
  • Now you will get a full list of programs that are installed on your PC that can be optimized through the Nvidia Control panel
  • Find the Application Name Spiderman. If you can’t find it then drag your mouse to Add button. Now select the game Spiderman and select it to add it to the list
  • After selecting, go to the “Preferred Graphics Processor for this Program” and select your GPU
  • Now set the priority level at High

GPU Driver and Operating System Update

Where you have an Nvidia, AMD, or even the latest Intel series GPU, check the respective websites for the latest driver updates. Sometimes reinstalling the latest drivers fixes a lot of startup issues. Update the GPU drivers from their respective GPU Clients like Geforce Experience or AMD Adrenalin. Or you can manually download the Nvidia Drivers or AMD Drivers from their respective websites.

For Nvidia, there is an official Game-ready Driver v516.94 tailored specifically for Spiderman Remastered. You can also download the latest AMD Driver v22.8.1 for Spiderman Remastered.

For Operating System Updates, Go to your Settings and find the Windows Update tab and click on Check for updates. If you are having trouble then restart your PC or modem.

Windows Application Overlay

Sometimes even though your system is fully capable of running Spiderman, many games are still not compatible with Game overlays. So, disable all your game overlays in Steam, Discord, Nvidia Geforce Experience, and Xbox Game bar.

Verifying the Files of the Game

When you are installing the game, sometimes it could happen that your system missed a particular file during the installation or download progress. So go to steam and verify the integrity of the game files, and then the missing file or any kind of error will be fixed.

For Epic Games, go to the library and select the game you want to verify the files for. Then click on the three dots beside the game name and the Manage option. A window will open, select the first option, Verify files, and hit Verify.

3rd Party Application

Sometimes 3rd party applications or hardware makes your PC Game unstable. Uninstall or plug out all of them. After that restart the system and try to run Spiderman Remastered PC.

Microsoft Visual Studio

Sometimes you might face error messages like “vcruntime140_1.dll missing” or “MSVCP140.dll was not found”. Installing the latest version of Visual Studio software from the Microsoft store. This will fix the DLL file error popups.

Anti Virus Interference

Oftentimes Anti Virus creates problems and restricts the game files even if it has no hacking or data theft issue. If your PC has anti-virus software installed, then either remove it or pause it and try to run the game. Also, turn off the Window’s defender.

Directory Launch

Gamers always launch the game from the Main Game Client Software. Instead of launching Spiderman Remastered PC from Steam, go to the game’s directory folder and try to run the game as an administrator. This might help to solve the crashing problem.

Developer Team Support

If you are still facing issues after doing all of these, then you can contact Steam support for more guidance.


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