Frequent Dragon Quest Heroes bugs and how to fix them

By: Madeleine Dean
2 minute read

Dragon Quest Heroes is a hack-and-slash action game that sends you on a new adventure to restore order to a once peaceful world now filled with monsters. As a player, you’ll engage in epic battles with up to four players that can play in cooperative multiplayer to defeat a common threat.

However, this is not the only challenge you need to worry about. Gamers report that Dragon Quest Heroes is sometimes affected by a series of annoying technical issues and in this article, we’re going to list the most common Dragon Quest Heroes issues reported by gamers so that you know what to expect. At the same time, we’ll also list the corresponding workarounds, if available.

Dragon Quest Heroes reported bugs

White screen when starting a battle

When I engage a tough opponent like the one that is in the Oasis, the screen turns white and I can hear action going on, and if I’m lucky can win the battle blind, but it happens with other tough monsters like this and with different settings. Any one else have this problem?

If you’re experiencing this issue, try turning Volumetric Fog back on if it’s off.

Game crashes

well as the title say’s I cannot start the game without it crashing on me I try’d window and fullscreen to see if that would be a work around but im having no luck someone help please?

If you’re running Windows 7, try installing KB2670838. Also, install the latest OS and graphics driver updates on your machine.

Dragon Quest Heroes won’t launch

Players report that the message “Preparing to Launch” appears on the screen but the game then suddenly closes without actually launching.

Players can’t switch character

After one of my party members was downed in the fight with the first boss in the desert, I am unable to switch characters, anyone else have the same thing or a fix?

FPS issues

I get very poor FPS even with 1920×1080 resolution and Medium details on my Notebook. My specs are:

Intel i7 4720HQ @ 2,6 GHz
NVIDIA Geforce GTX 980M 4 GB
16 GB RAM
2x 500 GB SSD

[…] So i tried to force the Game to use the NVIDIA graphics via NVIDIA Control Panel. Unfortunetately now the game is not starting anymore (when I click on play nothing happens). So I switched back to automatic selection of GPU in NVIDIA Control panel: Now the Game is starting again bur of course i still have the same issues as before.

To solve this problem, ALT +TAB out of the game and then hit ALT+ TAB to get back into the game.
These are the most common issues affecting Dragon Quest Heroes. If you’ve come across other workarounds to fix various game issues, you can help the community out by listing the troubleshooting steps in the comment section below.
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