How to Fix Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Crashes, Errors, Freezes, Lagging, and Performance Issues

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 is a beautiful-looking game, if you get it to run properly. The game runs on CryEngine and the final release has actually been optimized a lot since the open beta. Unfortunately, many fans still experience crashing, freezing, lagging, and errors when playing the game. But fear not, as we’ve compiled the best working fixes. Read on and find your fix!

How to Fix Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Crashes, Errors, Freezes, Lagging, and Performance Issues

1. Disable Motion Blur and Enable Anti-Aliasing

Go to the install folder, open GameSDK in the SGW folder and open “game” cfg with notepad. You can change ur FOV there and also change Motion Blur.

2. Tweaks to Fix Performance Issues: Solutions for blurry textures, motion blur, DOF and FOV

In the GameSDK folder in the install dir, open up the game.cfg file. At the top you can change your FOV.

Then, to switch of blurry textures, motion blur, and DOF, paste the following on the bottom of the game.cfg file. Make sure you leave one space after the last thing on the list then copy and paste those lines into it.


3. How to fix “Invalid paramater detected in CRT function” Error

This seems to be a problem with some CryEngine games, One fix that has helped is removing special characters from your name.

Second option is to go to nVidia control panel and change the power setting to maximum performance.

4. Fix for Error: User has no active profile!

This particularly happens in the Rat Trap mission.

To fix this, please follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to C:UsersYourUserSaved Games
  2. Copy the ‘Sniper Ghost Warrior 3’ folder to any other place, example: Desktop
  3. Delete ‘Sniper Ghost Warrior 3’ folder from the ‘Saved Games’
  4. Now you should be able to run the game, however your save data will be missing
  5. Close the game after it starts
  6. Navigate to C:UsersYourUserSaved Games
  7. Paste the folder you previously copied
  8. Run the game, this time you will be able to continue your Campaign

5. Fix the Error: Game Won’t Start! Unable to start game.

Do the same fix immediately before this. Also, disable Steam Overlay and turn off background programs especially Fraps. Next, Verify your Steam game cache. Finally, use our DLL fixer tool to find and fix potential missing DLLs.

6. Fix Lag, Stuttering and Performance Issues at HD and 4K Resolutions

Put resolution to 3840 x2160p and in-game Hertz to 30. Press Apply. Setting Hertz to 30 allows for smoother gameplay while in 4k.

7. Moving the Mouse Too Fast Freezes the Game

Running the game in Admin mode should quickly fix this.

8. Nvidia Framerate Fix

Download Nvidia Drivers 381.65 to get much better performance. You can use our driver update tool to make updating faster!

9. Green mouse disappearing

Nothing we can do here, but devs are coming up with a fix asap!


That’s all the fixes we’ve got for Sniper Ghost Warrior 3. Did we miss any critical game bug that needs fixing? Comment below and we’ll do our best to help out.