If you are a real gamer, surely you have tried Far Cry 5 either on your PC or console at least for once. It has been one of the most popular games amongst gamers for a while on all platforms and when it comes to Windows PC, it’s one of the hottest games as well. However, the gaming experience of Far Cry 5 is not smooth for all PC players and some of them may have encountered the Error 000001. Are you one of them? Check this troubleshooting guide.
The Windows PC players mostly using AMD Phenom CPU due to its high performance but some of the AMS Phenom processor users may face some kind of glitch while launching the Far Cry 5 game.
The game won’t load on AMD Phenom CPUs mostly which is another irritating thing for the players. Eventually, it crashed and shows an error code 000001. Here we’ve shared the possible workarounds for this error.
Reason Behind AMD Phenom doesn’t support Far Cry 5
AMD Phenom processors lack SSE 4.1 CPU instruction set and the DRM. This is one of the main reasons because AMD Phenom also didn’t support Assassin’s Creed, from the same developer Ubisoft. So, things haven’t changed yet in a few years.
That’s why Far Cry 5 players are facing the crashing issue on AMD Phenom chipset.
The thing is even if you’ve downloaded and reinstalled the game completely or verifying the game files, it will still gonna show you the same error code 000001. Therefore, you can’t really do anything with this issue as of now unless you change or upgrade your Phenom processor.
Initially, players thought that the error code occurred by EasyAntiCheat incompatibility issues. But the real issue was detected and it’s due to the AMD Phenom’s lack of SSE 4.1 support. It’s also worth mentioning that the same issue has been appeared to the Phenom processor users for some of the other games as well like Dishonored 2.
How to Fix Far Cry 5 Error 000001
More and more users are already registering thousands of complaints to Ubisoft. Thankfully, Ubisoft’s Support Team has finally acknowledged the issue and to work on it. Hopefully, we will get a major change or improvements in the Far Cry 5 or upcoming Far Cry 6 game so that the AMD Phenom users can run all of these games smoothly.
If you are also facing the same error code with your Phenom processor while launching Far Cry 5 then we will recommend you raising a ticket with MS INFO and DXDIAG and submit it to the Ubisoft Support Team.
Furthermore, you can try installing the latest patch updates of the Far Cry 5 game and keep checking whether the game is finally running properly or not. Additionally, we will recommend users to keep updating the Windows OS version and graphics driver version as well for more stable and improved performance.
That’s it, guys. We hope you’re now feeling relieved as Ubisoft is taking this matter seriously. You can stick with this page by bookmarking it for the latest updates on Far Cry 5 Error 000001. Till then stay tuned for more news, guides, and leaks.