Fix GFX Drivers Outdated Error: Alan Wake 2

Abu Bakar Karim
By Abu Bakar Karim
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Fix GFX Drivers Outdated Error: Alan Wake 2

Learn the fastest ways you can fix “Your GFX Drivers are outdated” while launching Alan Wake 2.

Alan Wake 2 is finally in the library after a decade and there are quite a lot of explaining to do. One, what in the world is going on and what is with these errors? Yes, if you havent had it already, the error message for the outdated Graphics Driver is pretty common right at the moment. A numerous amount of cases have been reported and we know just why.

In case you havent faced it, when the game application is about to launch, it reads an error message, saying Your GFX Drivers are Outdated. Now, there could be multiple reasons and at the same time, can only be a single reason.

However, no worries at all as we have brought 5 solutions to one problem. Stick around till the end to get a grasp on what you need to do if you face this error in Alan Wake 2.

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Fix GFX Drivers Outdated Error in Alan Wake 2

Try out these methods:

Update Graphics Driver

When you update your graphics drivers, it can solve almost 80% of all your issues while running an application. Because new driver updates often include bug fixes, speed improvements, and tweaks made just for the newest releases, Moreover, the new patches make sure that the update on your graphics card can help fix connectivity problems, make games run more smoothly, and improve overall performance.

Enable Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling

If you are running on Windows 11, there is an extra feature you might want to work on:

  • Head to System.
  • Look for display settings.
  • Scroll down and find the Graphics tab.
  • Click on “Change default graphics settings.”
  • Enable “Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling”.
  • Save the changes
  • Then, restart your PC.

Disable Game Mode in BIOS

Is a bit of a risky solution but works, sometimes. Anyway, reboot and open the BIOS settings. From there, look for the Advanced or the Chipset option. After that, look for any settings that is related to Game Mode. Disable it and save the changes. After the reboot and you should be good to go.

Verify File Integrity

You can also verify the integrity of the game files. First, launch Steam. Then, tap on the Alan Wake 2 installation folder and go to Properties. Then head to Local Files and then Verify the Integrity of Game Files.

And these should do it. Auf Widersehen!

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By Abu Bakar Karim Deputy Guide Editor
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