How to Fix Tekken 8 “UE Polaris Game has crashed” Error

While playing Tekken 8, if you encounter the error UE Polaris Game has crashed, it means that your game has crashed and you are prevented from playing. This error occurs at random during gameplay. The cause of the issue isn’t specific; it could be due to your PC not meeting the game’s minimum requirements or problems with your Windows installation.

Tekken 8 UE Polaris Game Crashing Error

This article discusses various solutions to address this problem.

It is advisable to ensure that your PC meets the game’s minimum requirements before proceeding with these solutions.

1. Preliminary Fixes

  • Update Graphics Driver: An outdated graphics driver can be the cause of game crashes and errors. By updating to the latest version, many of these issues can be resolved. You can learn how to update the graphics driver here.
  • Update Windows: An outdated Windows operating system may have files that cause complications. Ensure you have the latest updates by following the instructions here.
  • Disable Antivirus: Sometimes, antivirus software can interfere with game files and firewalls, leading to errors. Disabling your antivirus temporarily might prevent these conflicts. Learn how to disable your antivirus here.

2. Verify Integrity of Game Files

Corrupted files can result in the error you’re experiencing. Verifying the integrity of your game files can help fix these issues and restore any corrupted files.

  1. Open your Steam client and navigate to the Library.
    Open Library on Steam
  2. Find Tekken 8 in your game library and right-click on it.
  3. Select Properties.
    Steam Properties
  4. Go to the Local Files tab and select Verify Integrity of Game Files.
    Verify Integrity of Game Files
  5. Wait for the process to finish, then try playing the game again.

3. Change Game Settings

Modifying the graphics and display settings may solve the issue, particularly if your PC does not meet the game’s minimum requirements, which could be causing the problem.

  1. Launch Tekken 8 and navigate to the settings menu.
  2. Proceed to Graphics Settings.
    Graphics Settings
  3. Set Screen Mode to Borderless and adjust all other settings to Low.
    Adjusting Graphics Settings
  4. Restart the game and check if the improvements resolve the issue.

4. Run the Game as an Administrator

The game may require additional permissions to access system resources and files fully. Running the game as an administrator can grant these permissions and potentially resolve the issue.

  1. Launch the Steam client and open your Library.
    Steam Library
  2. Right-click on Tekken 8 and select ‘Properties’.
    Game Properties in Steam
  3. In the Local Files tab, click Browse Local Files.
    Browse Local Files
  4. Find the Tekken.exe file in the game folder, right-click on it, and select ‘Properties’.
    tekken.exe Properties
  5. Switch to the ‘Compatibility’ tab and check Run this program as an administrator.
  6. Click Apply and then OK.
    Run as Administrator
  7. Try launching the game again to see if the problem still occurs.

5. Reinstall the Game

If none of the solutions above work, consider reinstalling the game. A fresh installation can remove any persistent bugs and may resolve the issue.


Hamza Mohammad Anwar

Hamza Mohammad Anwar is an intermediate JavaScript web developer with a focus on developing high-performance applications using MERN technologies. His skill set includes expertise in ReactJS, MongoDB, Express NodeJS, and other related technologies. Hamza is also a Google IT Certified professional, which highlights his competence in IT support. As an avid problem-solver, he recreates errors on his computer to troubleshoot and find solutions to various technical issues.