How to fix the Len’s Island crash at launch issue on PC

Ali Hashmi
Ali Hashmi
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Len's Island Screenshot

Len’s Island is an open-world adventure game from Flow Studio. The game has building mechanics, crafting, exploration, and dungeon-crawling combat as well. This is the studio’s first major release and is already a hit on Steam. Currently, the game is in an early access state, which means there are bound to be technical issues and various bugs. If you are running into the Len’s Island crash at launch issue, here are a few things you can try to fix that.

Currently, the game has a Very Positive rating on Steam, and hundreds of users are in-game. The developers are active on Steam forums and are taking feedback regarding the game as well.

Fixing the Len’s Island crash at launch issue

A few users on Steam forums have reported that are running into a crash while trying to launch the game or during gameplay. This is pretty common for new releases, especially games that are in early access. Here are a few things you can try to fix this issue.

Turn on Vsync

If you are running into crashing issues, try turning on vsync. A few users have confirmed that turning on vysnc not only reduces the amount of crashing in-game but improves performance significantly.

Downgrade to NVIDIA Driver 472.12

If you are an NVIDIA user, you might benefit from downgrading to an older driver. The latest driver is causing issues in multiple games, including Farming Simulator 22. To download version 472.12 (stable), you can head over to the following link.

Verify Game Files (Steam)

Internet issues or storage problems can lead to issues during the download and installation process. This can lead to files getting corrupted, or missing entirely. Steam lets you verify, and re-download these files though. To do this, follow the steps below.

  • Open Steam, and navigate to your library
  • Right-click on Len’s Island in your library, and click Properties
  • Now, in the LOCAL FILES tab, select Verify Integrity of local files…
You can verify game files to potentially fix the Len's Island crash issues
Verify Integrity of local files

This will download any missing files, and install those for you.

Update DirectX and Visual C++ Redistributables

Ensure that both DirectX and Visual C++ Redistributables are on the latest version.

Manually update your GPU Drivers

Make sure that you have the latest drivers for your GPU installed. You can get the latest ones from the links below.

Update your Windows

Make sure you are on the latest version of Windows to support newer titles.

  • In Windows Search type “Update”, and click on Check for Updates
  • This will take you to the Windows Update section, and you can make sure you are on the latest version
Updating your Windows can improve your gameplay experience and performance
Windows Update Section

We hope this guide helped reduce the Len’s Island crash at launch, or during the gameplay issue. Let us know if you have any questions in the comments below.

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