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Zenless Zone Zero stuttering on PC – how to fix and causes

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Last Updated on July 4, 2024
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Zenless Zone Zero players have been facing different issues with the game, and stuttering happens to be one of them. This is preventing them from enjoying the game properly, and it is even happening to those who have the latest hardware installed in their system. Some players are even facing crashing issues, which is making them frustrated.

If you’re currently in the same boat, don’t worry, as we’re going to list down a handful of methods that can help get rid of stuttering in Zenless Zone Zero. We will also list the possible causes of the issue.

Why is Zenless Zone Zero stuttering on my PC?

There could be several reasons why the game is stuttering on your PC, such as:

  • Outdated GPU drivers
  • Corrupt game files
  • Incorrect graphics settings

How to fix Zenless Zone Zero stuttering issues

Here are some methods that can help you make the problem disappear.



Update your graphics drivers

Ensure that you’re running the latest version of your GPU drivers, as outdated drivers can cause multiple issues. You can download the latest version directly from the website of your GPU’s manufacturer. Or, you can downloaded the dedicated GPU app, such as the Nvidia GeForce Experience app and AMD Radeon Software.



Verify the game files

If there’s something wrong with the files, the game won’t run smoothly on the device. Thankfully, if you downloaded the game through Epic Games Launcher, there’s a way to verify and repair the game files.

  • Launch Epic Games Launcher and go to the Library.
  • Right click on the three horizontal dots located below the cover image of Zenless Zone Zero.
  • Click on ‘Manage.’
  • Select ‘Verify’ and wait for the process to finish.
Zenless Zone Zero verify files
Zenless Zone Zero verify files option (Screenshot by PCGuide)



Adjust the graphics settings

If your PC does not meet the minimum system requirements, it won’t be able to run the game smoothly. You will constantly face issues such as stuttering, FPS drop, and more.

But if your PC meets the system requirements and you’re still facing stuttering issues, it could be due to incorrect graphics settings.

To fix this, go to the graphics settings of Zenless Zone Zero and take everything down to low. Then, start taking them up one by one. If the game starts stuttering after you set a specific setting to mid or high, bring it back to low.

Zenless Zone Zero PC graphics settings
Zenless Zone Zero PC graphics settings (Screenshot by PCGuide)


We understand that facing stuttering issues in Zenless Zone Zero can leave you frustrated. But after following the methods mentioned in our guide, you will no longer have to worry about such issues.

Abdul is a tech writer and Editor for PC Guide, specializing in all things tech, gaming, and hardware.