Civ V: Brave New World Fixes for Crashes, Freezes, Shift Tab Crash, Code 53, SDK, Cannot Download, DX11, APPCRASH

Civ V Brave New World is the much-awaited DLC for one of the epic Firaxis original, receiving high-praises from the likes of Kotaku, IGN, Gamespot, and more importantly, the user community. Read this Crash Wiki guide to find fix for Civ V Brave New World crash errors, freezes, bugs, and other game-breaking problems.

Civ V: Brave New World Fixes for Crashes, Freezes, Shift Tab Crash, Code 53, SDK, Cannot Download, DX11, APPCRASH

Civ V Brave New World requires Direct X 10 and 11

Make sure the game is not running in compatibility mode and try again.

Civ V Brave New World APPCRASH nvwgf2um.dll

This is an error mainly for nVidia users. To fix this, just update your nVidia drivers (here’s a convenient way to update your drivers). If still it crashes, uninstall your drivers, reboot your PC, reinstall your drivers, and reboot your PC once more. Civ V BNW should run afterwards.

Civ V Brave New World Shift+Tab Crash

Update: We will provide a fix as soon as we get and validate information.

Stuck at Configuring Game Data, Please Wait

Try verifying your game cache and see if it works. Otherwise, you have to remove all mods and saves to get past this error and run Brave New World.