Doom Eternal has benefited from one of the smoother launches in recent memory, however, some players are reporting bumping into the Failed to allocate video memory error that's often preceded by a crash.
Here's everything we know about the Doom Eternal Failed to allocate video memory error and whether or not there's a fix for this crash at startup.
Doom Eternal Failed To Allocate Video Memory Error
Doom Eternal's Failed to allocate video memory error always results from a crash at startup which has rendered a number of players unable to rip and tear their way through the game's army of demons.
The Failed to allocate video memory error doesn't seem to be tied to any specific model of hardware, occurring on a variety of PC builds that feature both newer and older components.
One step which you could take towards working around the issue involves, as with any video card-related error, making sure that you have the latest drivers installed.
Next, ensure that Doom Eternal isn't trying to run using your integrated video card instead of your dedicated, and likely much stronger, video card.
The best approach to this is to disable the integrated video card from your device manager or force Doom Eternal to go through your dedicated one from your video card's software.
A few users have reported that increasing the Windows virtual memory size did fix the Failed to allocate video memory error, however, the solution has failed to work for others.
There doesn't seem to be an official fix for the Doom Eternal Failed to allocate video memory error at the moment, however, if you're affected by the issue, it would be wise to try and bring it up with Bethesda customer support.
We'll keep an eye out for any promising fixes for Doom Eternal's Failed to allocate video memory error and update this post should we find any.
Doom Eternal is out now on PC, Xbox One, PS4 and Google Stadia.