Experiencing the “Battlefield 5 stuck on loading” problem in Battlefield? Here are some workarounds for you.
Battlefield (BF for short) is an epic game series from DICE, and it can be deployed on PC, Xbox and PS4/PS3. The game offers exciting experience, with numerous series like BF1, BF2, BF3, BF4, BF5 and BFH among others.
However, one notorious issue that is almost uniform across all series is the “black loading screen” problem. And this is fast killing the game’s reputation.
Anyway, herein are some solutions for you, should you encounter this problem.
Fix: Battlefield 5 Stuck on Loading Screen
While this problem has been attributed to a bug in the game, there seem to be no patched release coming soon. Notwithstanding, you can try the following fixes from your end:
Note: Ensure that your graphics drivers are up-to-date.
Fix 1: Restart in Origin
This should be the first fix to attempt. If/when you encounter the error, simply force+close the game and exit Origin. After a few seconds, reopen Origin and restart Battlefield.
If this could not solve the problem, try the next fix.
Fix 2: Bypass in Xbox
If you encounter this problem while running Blackfield on Xbox, try the trick below to get around it:
- On the black screen window, click on the “Pause/Start” key.
- Then, press the “D-Pad” twice (and hold it down). This should bring up a confirmation prompt; asking you confirm exit or resume game.
- Simply click on the resume game prompt.
- And proceed with your game.
If the problem persists, try the next fix.
Fix 3: Disable “Weapon DoF”
To do this, follow the steps below:
- On the black window, press the Start
- Then, click on Options > Videos.
- Locate Weapon DoF and disable it (turn it off).
- Go back and load/play the game.
If this fix doesn’t work for you, try the next one.
Fix 4: Remove profile file
This fix is exclusive to PC users. To run it, follow the steps below:
- Open PC’s explorer and select This PC.
- Select Documents, and double-click Battlefield.
- Open the Settings
- Locate and delete the “PROFSAVE” file.
- Exit window.
- Restart computer.
Now, load the game again and see if the problem’s solved.
If the problem still lingers, run a clean boot of your PC, and you should be fine.
Were you able to resolve the Battlefield problem? Comment below.