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FIFA 23 “DirectX Function/Dx12Renderer/NvAPI_D3D12/DXGI/Device Hung” error: How to fix, possible reasons, and more

Fixing the “DirectX Function/Dx12Renderer/NvAPI_D3D12/DXGI/Device Hung” error in FIFA 23 (Image via FIFA 23)
Fixing the “DirectX Function/Dx12Renderer/NvAPI_D3D12/DXGI/Device Hung” error in FIFA 23 (Image via FIFA 23)

Even three weeks after its launch, FIFA 23 is still facing a significant number of errors and performance issues.

From excessive lags and game crashes to server errors, the community ahs a lot to complain about, and not everyone is having a great time in the latest franchise entry.

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One such error is the “DirectX Function/Dx12Renderer/NvAPI_D3D12/DXGI/Device Hung” error. The problem stems from the game’s compatibility with Windows and DirectX and has proven to be one of the more difficult bugs to weed out, even by EA.

However, there are a few things that you will be able to do to solve the error in FIFA 23, and today’s guide will specifically go over some of the steps that you will need to take to fix it.


Fixing the “DirectX Function/Dx12Renderer/NvAPI_D3D12/DXGI/Device Hung” error in FIFA 23

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As the “DirectX Function/Dx12Renderer/NvAPI_D3D12/DXGI/Device Hung” error in FIFA 23 has to do with issues with DirectX, there are a few things that you can do to solve the issue.


1) Reinstall DirectX

One of the best ways to fix the error in the game is to reinstall DirectX itself. Since the issues primarily stem from FIFA 23’s compatibility with the API, uninstalling and then reinstalling it is likely going to rule out the problem.

After reinstalling DirectX on your system, you will be required to restart your PC and launch the game again.

This seems to have solved the issue for many in the community.


2) Reinstall the game

Although it is a drastic step, it might just be the most effective one. It’s likely that the compatibility issue is happening due to some FIFA 23 files being corrupted in the system.

Uninstalling and then reinstalling the game will be the best solution to weed out the bug from its core, and many in the community have found it to be one of the more effective solutions.


3) Update Windows OS

Updating is another thing that you can look into to solve the error in the title. Hence, check for the latest Windows updates through the start menu and patch the OS to the most recent version.

However, this will only work for those who have access to the original version of the operating system. Those who are on pirated Windows might not be able to properly update the OS to fix the issue with DirectX that FIFA 23 is facing.

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4) Update FIFA 23

Updating FIFA 23 by checking for the latest version on Steam or checking for its file integrity will be some great solutions to opt into as well. Version mismatch might also be a root cause for the DirectX error, and the best way to deal with that would be to update the game or check the download file integrity, thereby automatically fixing them both.

If the error still persists for you after the above steps, then you will be required to contact EA Sports Support or wait for the developers to patch it out.

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Edited by Abhishek Mallick
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