Fix PUBG crashes on Intel Ice Lake processors with this workaround

Vaibhav Chawla Vaibhav Chawla Nov 07, 2019 Gaming, News

PUBG 5.1 update went live on October 23, and it brought many changes and enhancements to the game. The game update 5.1 has also included a better loot system for Miramar along with some enhancements in terrain.

Vending machines have also been added to Miramar map in the game update 5.1. The inclusion of Vending machines has surely improved the looting experience for players. PUBG update 5.1 has also introduced an all-new Survivor Pass: Badlands for players.

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The game update 5.1 has also added a new feature to the game which allows players to throw items to their teammates. Now players can also throw melee weapons at opponents. But apart from this interesting update, PUBG PC players with Intel Ice Lake series processors are experiencing game crashing issues.

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Well, PUBG developers will release an update to fix this issue in the permanently. Meanwhile, players can use this workaround to resolve this issue temporarily. Have a look at the workaround below and follow the below-mentioned steps to stop crashes.


1) Open “File Explorer” (Win+E), right-click on “This PC”, and select “Properties”

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2) Select “Advanced System Settings”

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3) Select “Environment Variables” in the “Advanced” tab

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4) Select “New…” under “System variables”

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5) Input the text below and select “OK”

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6) Confirm that the variable has been added successfully, then select “OK”

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Details regarding PUBG Global Championship 2019 has also been released. This year’s PUGB Global Championship will take place in LA. The event has been divided into the following three stages: Group Stage ( 3 days), Semifinals (3 days) and Grand Finals ( 2 days).

All the matches will commence at 5 pm PST. The Group stage of the event will feature 32 teams in two groups, and each group will have 16 teams in it. PUGB Global Championship match schedule has been listed below.

November 8 – Group 1 Plays
November 9 – Group 2 Plays
November 10 – Elimination Group Plays


Begins with 24 teams in three groups of 8 and ends with eight more teams eliminated

November 15 – Group A vs Group B
November 16 – Group B vs Group C
November 17 – Group A vs Group C

Grand Finals

It will feature 16 teams each and will end with one PUBG Global champion.

November 23 – Grand Finalists Compete
November 24 – Grand Finalists Compete

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Vaibhav Chawla

An avid follower of the latest technology & gaming trends. Looks for positivity & happiness around. Follows the mantra "Work Hard & Play Hard." A sports enthusiast, and Federer fan. I believe in myself & currently enjoying the journey of life.