Devil May Cry 5 Black Screen and Other Issues [Fix]

Fix Devil May Cry 5 issues by configuring the game properly

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Key notes

  • If you're getting Devil May Cry 5 black screen on launch, adjust your graphics settings.
  • Disabling the unnecessary services can also help fix various problems with the game.
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Devil May Cry 5 has been out for a while, and many users are wondering how to fix Devil May Cry 5 black screen issues on their PC.

This is a somewhat common issue; many reported black screen while gaming. However, this issue will make your gaming sessions unplayable.

Luckily, there is a way to fix this problem, and in today’s guide, we’re going to show you the best ways to do it.

Why is my Devil May Cry 5 not responding?

  • Interference from the TableInputService can cause this problem.
  • Improperly configured dmc5config.ini file causes various issues.
  • Your graphics card settings can cause all sorts of problems.

How can I fix Devil May Cry 5 black screen issues?

1. Cap your FPS

  1. Download RivaTuner Statistics Server, install it in your preferred location
  2. Run it and input your FPS cap.
  3. That should fix the problem.

2. Disable TableInputService

  1. Open your Windows Task Manager.
  2. Click on the Services section;
  3. Locate the Process TabletInputService and disable it.

If you’re running the game on regular computers, you can clean boot your machine, which should help with Devil May Cry 5 grey screen issue.

3. How to fix Devil May Cry 5 Stuttering

  1. Locate your game folder in Steam/steamapps/common/DMC5
  2. Scroll until you’ve found dmc5config.ini and open it with any text editing program you have, keeping in mind to create a backup of this file.
  3. You’ll need to edit the following sections Capability=DirectX12 to Capability=DirectX11 and TargetPlatform=DirectX12 to TargetPlatform=DirectX11;
  4. Save changes.

4. Use the keyboard shortcut

  1. Start your game;
  2. Press Alt + Enter to make the game go into windowed mode;
  3. Access video settings in the game and adjust its resolution to your screen’s resolution;
  4. Save changes, you can now play the game in fullscreen mode.

This is a simple solution, and it can help with Devil May Cry 5 full screen issue on your PC.

5. Fix Audio Sync issues on Nvidia

  1. Open Nvidia Control Panel and select Manage 3D Settings;
  2. Click on Program Settings and select the game from the list;
  3. Set Vertical Sync to Fast and save your settings.

6. Cutscene black screen fix

  1. Access your DMC5 game directory in Steam/ steamapps/ common/ Devil May Cry 5
  2. Open the file dmc5config.ini and search for this line UseVendorExtension=Enableand change it to UseVendorExtension=Disable;
  3. Save your changes.

We hope these fixes were of help to you. In the meantime, we compiled a list of common glitches and bugs reported by players so far.

In case you have more problems, we suggest reading our PC crashes while gaming guide for more in-depth solutions.

How has your DMC5 experience been so far? Do let us know in the comments below.

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