I’m a huge fan for the Horror/Sc-Fi game Alien Isolation, but i faced a serious problem after i downloaded this game on my low specs PC.
The game designed to work correctly on DirectX11 & Powerful Graphic Cards, and if you don’t meet these requirements, you will face a random frequent crashes during the game that will make your life as Hell.
So i tried to figure out how to solve the problem so i can play the game normally without any crashes, and i figured out a solution.
The problem comes from the Engine Settings file in “<Game-Path>\Data\Alien Isolation.xml”.
This file simply have the configurations for the game graphics parameters, and these parameters configured to be compatible DirectX11 and to provide you the best game experience even in the lowest options but these configurations will make your graphic card unstable cause the graphic card don’t have the power to handle such configurations.
So the solution is to change some of these configurations so it can meet with your graphic card capabilities.
Of course this will downgrade the game graphics a little bit but you will gain that the game will be stable and you can enjoy it.
Note: this manual enable you to run the game on DirectX10 too, but you must have at least 4-Core Processor cause the game switch on software acceleration.
FYI, this solution is working on my Laptop that have Intel Graphic card and it’s working fine.