This article will tell you if you can run Apex Legends on Windows 11. after Microsoft announced the release of Windows 11, more and more users ask whether they can play Apex Legends on Windows 11. It seems to determine whether these users upgrade to Windows 11 or not. Windows 11 improves the gaming experience compared with Windows 10. But some users reported that they can’t play run Apex Legends on Windows 11 because of Apex Legends crashing on Windows 11. No worry, this article will help you solve this issue.
The premise to run Apex Legends on Windows 11 is that your system need to meet the minimum system requirements of Apex Legends. so, let’s have a quick look through the minimum system requirements and recommend system requirements of Apex Legends.
Apex Legends System Requirements
|OS||Windows 7 64-Bit||Windows 7 64-Bit|
|CPU||Intel Core i3-6300 3.8GHz / AMD FX-4350 4.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor||Intel i5 3570K / Ryzen 5 CPU or equivalent|
|Memory||6 GB RAM||8 GB RAM|
|Video card||1 GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 / Radeon HD 7730||Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 4GB / GTX 1660 6GB or AMD Radeon R9 390 / AMD RX 580|
|Dedicated video ram||1 GB||8 GB|
|Storage||56 GB||56 GB|
Can I Play Apex Legends on Windows 11?
Now, you can check if you can play Apex Legends on Windows 11 or not. Generally speaking, you can play Apex Legends as long as your system requirements are met. But if you encounter the compatibility issue, you may not play Apex Legends on Windows 11. No worry, follow the steps below to solve it.
- Right-click on the Apex Legends exe file, then choose Properties.
- Under Compatibility tab, select the Run this program in compatibility mode for: checkbox to enable it [under Compatibility mode]
- Then select an older version of Windows OS from the list, such as Windows 7 or 8.
- Then hit on Apply and OK to save changes.
- Restart the computer to check if it works or not.
Fix Apex Legends Crashing or Engine Error on Windows 11
Beside the compatibility issue, some other users may encounter Apex Legends crashing or engine error on Windows 11 even through their systems meet the Apex Legends hardware requirements. However, there are still solutions to fix it.
Disable Unnecessary Apps
- Press Win plus X keys and select Task Manager.
- Choose Processes tab, all apps using data will be in the Network list.
- End the apps that use the most data.
Run Apex Legends as an administrator
- Press the Windows key, search for Apex Legends. Right-click on Apex Legends from the search result and select Open file location.
- Right click on Apex Legends.exe in File Explorerand and click on Properties.
- Choose Compatibility tab. Then tick the box next to Run this program as an administrator, and then Apply.
Now, can run the Apex Legends again to see if Apex Legends crash or engine error still occurs. If the issue remains, please move on.
Verify Integrity of Game Files
If above ways do not work for you, try to Verify Integrity of Game Files.
- Go to Library in Steam and right-click on Apex Legends>Properties.
- Go to Local Files > Verify integrity of game files.
Update Graphics Card Driver
Apex Legends crashing or engine error may be caused by outdated or incorrect graphics driver. therefore, you can try to update your graphics driver to solve this problem. to update graphics driver, you can update manually or use third party programs – Driver Booster which can automaticlaly scan the outdated drivers and allows you to update them by one click.
- Download and install Driver Booster.
- Scan outdated drivers on your PC.
- Update the graphics card driver.
Now, you can run Apex Legends on your Windows 11 to see if there is problem to launch. normally, you can smoothly run Apex Legends as long as your system requirements are met. If you have other questions, welcome to comment below to communicate with us.