Are you trying to play PUBG on your PC and it won’t load into the game? Is the game stuck on the loading screen? Don’t worry, we’ll show you how to apply the easy troubleshooting steps to solve this issue.

PUBG, also known as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds was first launched as a PC game. PUBG mobile version supports both iOS and Android phones and has become one of the most played games on smartphones. However, players who want the best resolution, graphics, and visuals opt for the PUBG PC version.

PUBG mobile version is free but you have to buy the PUBG PC version from a digital distribution service such as Steam. Although the PC paid version has its benefits, there have been a lot of reports of PUBG being stuck on the loading screen. Let’s take a look at why it happens and what can you do to fix this issue.

Why is PUBG stuck on loading screen?

Why is PUBG stuck on loading screen?

If PUBG won’t load into the game and is stuck on the loading screen, it can be due to the following reasons.

  • Your PC hardware does not meet the PUBG minimum PC requirements
  • There is a problem with the PC display resolution
  • You are using the GeForce Experience application and have enabled experimental features on it
  • PUBG servers are down for maintenance or due to a technical glitch
  • PUBG is banned in your country
  • You are experiencing local network issues

How do I fix PUBG not loading into games?

How do I fix PUBG not loading into games?

Quits a few users who are using PCs with AMD graphics are experiencing PUBG game loading issues. The following troubleshooting steps might help to solve this issue.

Set CPU clock rate back to default

PC overclocking sets the CPU and the memory to run at higher speeds than the default speed. This may cause your game to stuck on the loading screen. To reset the clock rate back to its default settings, do the following steps.

  • Restart your computer and enter BIOS settings
  • Now navigate to the CPU multiplier or FSB (Front side bus) multiplier
  • Use the arrow keys to select the “Restore Default Settings” option
  • Save changes and restart the computer
  • Next, launch PUBG and check if the game is loading properly

Update Windows and PUBG

The PUBG game loading issue is so common that PUBG officially acknowledged the problem many times. PUBG developers are constantly rolling out updates to fix this issue. Therefore, make sure that your PC has the latest version of PUBG and Windows updates installed.

Delete GameUserSettings.ini

PUBG has come up with a quick workaround to fix the game loading issue. You need to delete the game user setting on your computer for this fix to work. To do this:

  • Close all running programs and navigate to C:\users\user ID\Appdata\Local\TslGame\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
  • Locate the “GameUserSettings.ini” file and delete it
  • Restart your PC and launch the Steam client
  • Navigate to the Steam Library and locate the PUBG game
  • Right-click on PUBG and click on Properties
  • Under the Local Files tab, click on “Verify integrity of game files” and follow the on-screen instructions
  • Next, go to the Steam client Settings and click on Downloads
  • On the right, click on “Steam Library Folders”
  • Right-click on the Steam Content folder and click on “Repair Library Files”
  • Once the process is complete, restart the Steam client and verify that you can play PUBG without any loading issues

Disable GeForce experimental feature

GeForce is a graphic processing unit designed by Nvidia to deliver high-end performance in any machine. GeForce GPU comes with a “GeForce Experience” application that helps you optimize game settings and update the drivers as well.

The experimental features option in the GeForce Experience application is enabled by default. GeForce experimental features are not implemented on the whole PC architecture and are meant for trial purposes. Sometimes, these features can cause game loading issues. Therefore, you may need to disable it in the following way.

  • Launch the GeForce Experience application
  • Click on the Gear icon on the top right corner to navigate to Settings
  • Next, Uncheck the “Enable experimental features. A GeForce Experience update may be required” box
  • Save changes and restart your computer to fix the PUBG game loading issue

Adjust display resolution

If PUBG won’t load into the game, it may be due to a problem with the display resolution or aspect ratios. To fix this, try lowering your PC display resolution.

  • Right-click on your PC desktop and click on Personalize
  • Click on Display on the left pane and then select “Change display settings”
  • Now lower the Screen resolution and check if you can load the game this time

How do I fix PUBG network problem?

Sometimes, PUBG may fail to connect to its servers and won’t load into the game if you have an issue with your cellular data or home network. Therefore, you need to make sure that your WIFI signals are stable and internet speed is fast enough to allow you to play online. To fix internet issues:

  • Install the latest firmware on your router and reboot it
  • Do a quick internet speed test and call your internet service provider to fix the speed issues
  • To diagnose WIFI signal strength, use an ethernet cable to connect your router to your PC and confirm that you have no interference with your gaming and browsing activities
  • Switch home network and cellular data connections with each other and see which one works best for PUBG

Is PUBG server down today?

Is PUBG server down today?

If PUBG servers are down either due to maintenance or a technical fault, the Steam client won’t let you load the game. You can check the status of the PUBG server using a third-party website or on the official PUBG Twitter page. If the PUBG servers are down, wait patiently until the developers fix the issue.


We hope this guide helped you fix the issues related to the PUBG game loading issue. However, if the fixes don’t work, you can try running PUBG in windowed mode. To launch the game in windowed mode, access PUBG in-game settings and select “Windowed” under the display mode.