Fix Destiny 2 Graphics Runtime Error

Prasiddh Thakkar
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Destiny 2 is an enormously popular free-to-play FPS game developed and published by Bungie. It was released in 2017 on all major gaming platforms including PC, PlayStation, and Xbox. However, many Destiny 2 gamers are reporting that they are experiencing several issues and bugs with the game such as CAT error code, Calabrese, This version is no longer available error, and Downfall mission bug, among others. One of the common errors faced by many players is the “Graphics runtime” error. The exact error message reads – “Graphics runtime detected a crash or loss of device”. For more information, visit and search for the error code: Broccoli.” When this error triggers, the game crashes after or during the game launch. Thankfully, we have gathered some of the best and most effective troubleshooting steps for you to fix this error.

How to Fix Destiny 2 Graphics Runtime Error

There could be several reasons why you are experiencing graphics runtime errors in Destiny 2 that include:

– Outdated graphics card drivers

– Interference with third-party software

– Overclocked GPU or CPU

– Incorrect software settings in NVIDIA

Well, in this guide, we have covered all the potential methods to fix graphics runtime errors in Destiny 2.

First of all, go through the below quick checks.

1. Click here and make sure your system meets the minimum system requirements suggested by Bungie.

2. Secondly, make sure your Operating System (Windows) is updated to the latest version

3. Check if your game is also up-to-date with the latest version

4. Make sure your computer has the capability to run the game in high-screen refresh rates like 100 Hz, 120 Hz, or 144 Hz

After performing these quick checks, if the error persists, go through the below troubleshooting steps to fix Destiny 2 graphics runtime error.

1. Repair Game Files

The very first and classic method to fix graphics runtime errors in Destiny 2 is the repair of corrupted game files. To do this: 

– On Steam: Go to Steam Library >> Right-click on Destiny 2 >> Properties >> Local Files >> Verify integrity of game files

– On Epic Games Launcher: Go to Epic Games Launcher >> Click on the three dots next to the name of the game >> Manage >> Click on the Verify button next to Verify files.

After the repair process, relaunch the game and the issue should be fixed.

2. Update Your GPU Drivers

Outdated GPU drivers are also one of the reasons why you are encountering graphics runtime errors in Destiny 2. So, try updating them to the latest version. For this:

– Go to Device Manager by pressing Win + X on your keyboard

– Expand Display Adapters

– Right-click on your graphics driver and select “Update Driver”

– Select “Search automatically for drivers”

– Once done, restart your PC

3. Check NVIDIA Settings

The next method we suggest is to check NVIDIA settings and modify them accordingly.

– Go to NVIDIA Control Panel >> Manage 3D settings >> Restore >> Apply

– Next, return to the control panel again and click on Change resolution under Display

– Then scroll down and select the option for “Use NVIDIA color settings” then set the following things:

– Desktop color depth: Highest 

– Output color depth: 8 BPC 

– Output color format: RGB 

– Output dynamic range: Full

Once done, click on Apply and restart your computer.

4. Reinstall NVIDIA Drivers

If the error persists, try reinstalling NVIDIA drivers. To do so:

– Go to Device Manager by pressing Win + X keys

– Expand Display adapters

– Right-click on your NVIDIA drivers and uninstall the device

– Click on the ‘Uninstall’

– Once done, restart your PC and get the fresh and updated version of NVIDIA GeForce Experience to install the latest drivers

5. Reinstall Game

If none of the above methods work, try uninstalling the game completely and then reinstalling it. It will ensure to eliminate of any corrupted game files and a fresh installation of the game.

That’s everything you can try to fix Destiny 2 graphics runtime error.

Read next: How to fix Destiny 2 error code CAT.

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