Escape from Tarkov

Fix Escape from Tarkov MissingFieldException Error | Running Out of RAM, Stuttering, FPS Drop

Fix Escape from Tarkov MissingFieldException Error

Recently, Escape from Tarkov players have been battling through much more than the in-game missions, the game is throwing all kinds of bugs and errors. It all seems to have started after the update a few weeks back. An issue some users have encountered is the game demanding excessive amount of RAM and eventually crashing with the Escape from Tarkov MissingFieldException error. The game stutters and the FPS is low. If these things seems like something you have been facing, we have certain fix for the issue. Keep scrolling to know more.

Fix Escape from Tarkov MissingFieldException Error | Running Out of Memory

Prior to getting the Escape from Tarkov MissingFieldException error, the game starts to consume large amounts of RAM and no matter the amount of RAM you have on your system the game would result in crashing with message stating running out of memory/RAM.

If you have been playing constantly through several raids and have not rebooted the game, the problems can arise. Some users were able to fix the issue by providing admin permission to the game and restarting the game after few raids. Close the game > right-click on the desktop shortcut of the game > Properties > Compatibility tab > Run this program as an administrator > Save the changes and exit. Try to play the game.

After providing the game with admin permission, hopefully, you should see improvement in the RAM consumption and the game will stutter less with better FPS.

If the crash and error is resolved, but the RAM and game performance is still low, tune down the game settings to the lowest especially the High Quality Colour settings. Make the following changes and restart the game:

  • Lower Object Load Quality and Set to 2.5 or lower.
  • Turn off HBAO
  • Turn off SSR and Anisotropic Filtering
  • Turn off Post FX
  • Set Resampling to x1
  • Lower Sharpness

Try to launch the game with a clean boot and you should be able to have more RAM at your disposal. Here are the steps you can follow.

  1. Press Windows Key + R and type msconfig, hit Enter
  2. Go to the Services tab
  3. Check Hide all Microsoft services
  4. Now, click Disable all
  5. Go to the Startup tab and click on Open Task Manager
  6. Disable one task at a time and restart the system.
  7. Try launching the game and the Escape from Tarkov RAM problem should improve.

If the issue still continues, you may have to clear the game cache and reinstall the game from scratch. Uninstall the game and the launcher. Then, press Windows Key + I and type %appdata%, Delete the folder named Battlestate Games. Now, install everything from scratch, the launcher and the game. This would hopefully, fix the Escape from Tarkov RAM eating and MissingFieldException Error.

That’s all we have in this guide, we hope your issue has been fixed. We will update the post when we know more. Meanwhile, if you have a better solution you can share them in the comments.

Harsh Clif
He is caught in a loop between writing about games and playing them. It's a vicious cycle. Although he's biased towards PC, you can occasionally find him on the PS5. He does not own an Xbox Consoles but plans on getting one soon.

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