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How To Fix Assassin’s Creed Valhalla FPS Drop Issue

Being a long time Assassins Creed fan going all the way back to the first game and seeing how this series has evolved every few years with new engine remodels, I got to say this instalment of the Assassin Creed RPG trilogy is amazing and by far way better than Odyssey and Origins.

However, the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla game does feel kind of clunky, which in my opinion, is kinda typical of most Ubisoft games until they start slapping on a couple of updates. However, I’ve been hearing people complaining about a few glitches.

Well, personally, I haven’t had any (I’m gaming on the PS4), but my friend did find something annoying as he complained that there’s an FPS Drop issue on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. But, now you don’t need to worry because our team found some really effective fixes that will surely help you out fixing this. So, now let’s get started.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla FPS Drop Issue

Fix: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla FPS Drop Issue

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is definitely a game I recommend to every AC fan and RPG fan. But, in my opinion, this kind of issue makes this game annoying and due to which users are getting frustrated. Well, since we have some fixes that help you fix the FPS drop issue on your PC while playing the Assassin Creed Valhalla. So, let’s get started with them.

Fix 1: Change Your GPU Settings

The first thing you need to try is changing your GPU settings on your Windows 11 PC. So, to do so, follow the guidelines given below:


If you are using an AMD GPU, you need to tweak these settings to ensure that your PC runs the game properly.

  1. Anti-Aliasing Mode: Use Application settings
  2. Texture Filtering Quality: Performance
  3. Surface Format Optimization: On
  4. Anti-aliasing Method: Multisampling
  5. Morphological Filtering: Off
  6. Anisotropic Filtering Mode: Use application settings
  7. Maximum Tesselation Level: Off
  8. GPU Workload: Graphics
  9. Chill: Off
  10. Wait for V-sync: Off
  11. OpenGL Triple Buffering: Off
  12. Shader Cache: AMD optimized
  13. Tesselation Mode: Override application settings
  14. Frame Rate Target Control: Disabled

For Intel:

  • First of all, right-click on the desktop, followed by the Nvidia control panel.
  • Then, navigate to the Manage 3D Settings and click on the Program Settings
  • After that, locate the Yakuza Like a Dragon; however, you can also manually add the game.
  • That’s it. Now, tweak these changes:
    1. Monitor Tech: G-Sync (If available)
    2. Maximum Pre-rendered frames: 2
    3. Threaded optimization: On
    4. Power Management: Prefer Maximum Performance
    5. Texture Filtering – Quality:  Performance

Fix 2: Check If Your PC Meets Minimum System Requirements

Before we move further with our other fixes, you need to make sure that your PC meets the minimum system requirements. So, follow the path to check out your system’s features and compare them with the feature that we have mentioned below: Settings> System> About.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • CPU: Ryzen 3 1200 – 3.1 GHz or similar
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: AMD Radeon R9 380 or better
  • P-SHADER: 5.1
  • V-SHADER: 5.1
  • VRAM: 2048 MB

Recommended Requirements:

  • CPU: Ryzen 7 1700 – 3.0 GHz or similar
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: AMD Vega 64 – 8GB or better
  • P-SHADER: 5.1
  • V-SHADER: 5.1
  • VRAM: 8192 MB

Fix 3: Update GPU Driver

It is very important to keep your GPU drivers up to date. Unfortunately, an older GPU driver often comes up as a cause of this kind of issue. So, we suggest you hover over to the Device Manager and expand the Display tab. Then, locate your GPU name and select the Update Driver option after right-clicking on it. This will quickly check if there is any update available for your PC or not.

Fix 4: Disable Full-Screen Optimization & High DPI 

Most of the time, the full-screen optimization and high DPI will be the main culprit and cause trouble with games leading to this kind of issue. So, it needs to be fixed, but how? Don’t Worry! You just need to follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Firstly, you have to locate the game installation and find the .exe file of your game. 
  • Then, right-click on the .exe file, select the properties option from the drop-down menu, and select Compatibility Tab.
  • Then, tickmark the box located in front of the Disable Full-Screen Optimizations tab.
  • After that, tap on the Change high DPI settings button and tickmark the Override high DPI scaling behaviour option.
  • Then, choose the Application option from the opened drop-down menu and save the settings.

 That’s it. Now, you have to just launch and check if now the FPS drop issue gets resolved or not. 

Fix 5: Some Bonus Fixes

  1. Try Disabling the Game mode. This helped many users to get rid of this issue.
  2. Also, disable the Discord In-game overlay.
  3. If possible, then increase the game priority and set it to high. 
  4. Regrettably, if nothing helps, then reinstall the game. 

So, these were some fixes that you can try to fix if there is an FPS drop issue that occurs while playing the Assassin Creed Valhalla. We hope this guide has helped you. But, if you know any other method that will help our users get rid of this kind of issue. Then, please let us know in the comment section. 

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