How to Fix “No Compatible Graphics Device Found” Error in Enshrouded

See what may be causing this unfortunate error.
Image via Enshrouded Press Kit

Trying to jump into the world of Enshrouded but keep running into the No Compatible Graphics Device Found error? It’s unfortunately common, but it may be a quick and easy fix with just a few troubleshooting steps.

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What Causes The “No Compatible Graphics Device Found” Error in Enshrouded?

If you’re attempting to play Enshrouded with AMD Hardware, there is a very good chance that you may encounter this error. Let’s see what seems to be causing it, and then see what kind of troubleshooting steps are available to try and remedy this situation.

Install Latest Graphics Drivers/Software

While gaming with an AMD setup, you’ll have access to AMD Adrenaline, which should automatically take care of updates regarding your graphics card or CPU. There are times — however, when this software will not auto-update, causing issues and errors that can cause situations like this to arise. Make sure to periodically boot up Adrenaline to see if there are any updates to your graphics card, as this could be the easiest way to fix your issues. Checking my Adrenaline, it looks like the most recent update was released on January 23, 2024.

Reboot Your PC

There is also a chance that there may just be a rouge file or two causing issues within your PC, and a quick reboot will get you back on the right track. Power down your PC and see if you can launch into Enshrouded once again, seeing if this error pops back up. If it doesn’t, you should be in the clear. If there are still issues launching the game, make sure that you’ve checked your software and drivers as per the step above, and move on to the final step.

Verify Game Files and Uninstall/Reinstall Enshrouded

If you’re still running into problems, you could always verify your Steam Game files to see if something went wrong during the installation process of this survival/crafting experience. While it’s rare, something may have interrupted the download and become corrupt, and using Steam’s built-in game files verification tool will help you ensure that you’re ready to roll for your next session.

If all of your files came back properly, it might just be time to give the game a full uninstall and reinstall. This could likely fix all of your issues, as there may just be something that isn’t functioning right in the previous install.

Wait For a Patch or Hotfix

The final step you could try is waiting for an official fix. The development team at Keen Games is working hard to ensure that Enshrouded is the best that it can be. They’re constantly working behind the scenes to keep everything moving smoothly, so it may not hurt to wait while they work on an official hotfix to get the game in tip-top shape. It’s still in Early Access, so there are going to be some bugs and glitches to iron out, this error included.

Now that you’re hoping in the world of Enshrouded, be sure to keep an eye on our section below to learn more about the game and see if Enshrouded or Palworld is the survival crafting game for you.

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