Eventually, you may be wondering about the release of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction on PC. Rainbow Six Extraction is just a PvE co-op multiplayer tactical shooter video game published by Ubisoft. The game is set in three major cities and enables you to engage in adventurous battles against enemies. However, the most interesting factor is now it is available on all platforms.

All gamers had easy access to the game, but the disappointing aspect is that Rainbow Six Extraction is crashing for a few players. In the case of a few others, the game is not launching properly, and they struck before a black screen. If you are also suffering from the same issues, then you can rely on this article to resolve the same quickly. So, without further superfluous discussion, let’s jump into the detailed solutions. Let’s have a look. 

Some workarounds:

  • Check System requirements to run the game.
  • Make sure no unnecessary apps/services are running in the background.
  • Ensure to restart the game, console, and PC.
  • Check your internet connection.
  • Disable Antivirus temporarily.

Fix 1: Launch the Game as Administrator:

As a first step to resolve the Rainbow Six Extraction crashing and freezing issue, you need to run the game as an administrator. By doing so, the game will run on your system with full privileges, and you won’t fall into crashing or freezing issues. To do so, 

  • Firstly, move on to the Rainbow Six Extraction installation folder.
  • The right-click on the Rainbow Six Extraction.exe file and then select the Properties option.
  • In the Rainbow Six Extraction.exe window, from the top, select the Compatibility tab and tick the checkbox beside Run this program as an administrator option and click on OK.
  • Finally, restart the system and see the issue gets solved or not. 

Fix 2: Update Driver:

In most cases, the outdated Graphics driver is the main culprit behind the Rainbow Six Extraction lagging and black screen issue. Here the best effective solution is updating the driver. To do so,

  • Firstly, type the ‘device’ in the search box and select the Device Manager from the search result.
  • Inside the Device Manager, double click on the Display adapters and select the Graphic driver you need to update. Update driver
  • Then right-click on the driver and select the Update driver option from the drop-down menu.
  • Finally, restart the system and see now you can run the game without any trouble.

Fix 3: You Verify the Integrity of Game Files:

Sometimes corrupted game files can also cause crashing and shuttering issues in Rainbow Six Extraction. In this scenario, you need to check the integrity of game files quickly. To do so,

  • Firstly, open Ubisoft connect on your system and go to the Games section.
  • Then from the list, click on Rainbow Six Extraction, then select its Properties option.
  • Now select the Local Files and click on the Verify Files option.
  • Finally, restart the system and see the issue gets solved or not. 

Fix 4: Disable HD Texture Pack: 

If you have already installed the HD Texture Pack with the installation of the Rainbow Six Extraction, in that case, you will need to uninstall the same Texture Pack to avoid further crashing and shuttering issues. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open Ubisoft connect on your system and go to the Games section.
  • Then from the list, click on Rainbow Six Extraction, then select the Overview option. 
  • Scroll down and select Owned DLC; click on the Uninstall button beside the HD Texture Pack option.
  • Finally, relaunch the game and check the said issue still disturb you or not.

Fix 5: Disable Overlays:

Another solution to resolve the Rainbow Six Extraction crashing or lagging issue is disabling all the overlays. To do so, 

In Ubisoft,

  • Firstly, open Ubisoft connect and click on the three horizontal lines from the top left corner of the screen. 
  • Then select the Settings and click on the General from the left pane menu.
  • And untick the checkbox beside the Enable in-game overlay for supported games.
  • Now move on to the Notification section from the left pane menu and untick the checkbox beside the Enable in-game notifications option.
  • Finally, relaunch the game and check the result.

In GeForce Experience,

  • Firstly, launch GeForce Experience on your desktop and click on its Settings icon.
  • Then toggle Off beside the In-game overlay option from the left side of the screen and save the changes.

In Discord,

  • Firstly, launch Discord and click on the Settings button from the left side of the screen.
  • Then click on the Overlay option from the left side, toggle Off beside the Enable In-game overlay option and save the changes. 
  • Finally, relaunch the game and see the issue persists or not.

Fix 6: Update Windows: 

If your Windows is outdated, then also the games will crash or freeze on your system. The best effective trick for this is updating your Windows to the latest update released by Microsoft. To do so, 

  • Firstly, press Windows + I simultaneously to open the Settings app. check for updates
  • Inside the Settings screen, click on the Windows Update and click on the Check for updates tab.
  • Finally, restart the system and see the result.

Fix 7: Install Visual C++

Sometimes, simply installing Visual C++ files from its official website might help you to resolve the Rainbow Six Extraction crashing and black screen issue. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open your browser and go to the Microsoft Visual C++ download page.
  • Select both X64 and X86 files link and download them on your system.
  • Then open the downloaded files and install them on your system. 
  • Finally, relaunch the game check now it is crashing or not.

Fix 8: Stop Overclocking:

If you have enabled the overclocking apps to run games, you need to disable the same apps. Sometimes it can adversely affect the performance of the game. However, this trick has helped many users to avoid crashing and logging issues in Rainbow Six Extraction.

Fix 9: Perform a Clean boot:  

You can get rid of the Rainbow Six Extraction crashing or shuttering issue by performing a clean boot. To do so,

  • Firstly, type ‘system configuration’ in your search box and open the relevant result from the search list.System Configuration window
  • Inside the System Configuration window, select the Services tab and tick the checkbox beside the Hide all Microsoft services.
  • Then click on the Disable all and OK button.System Configuration
  • And move on the Startup tab and click on the Open Task Manager link.
  • Then select the Startup tab and disable all the services in the list.
  • Once done, restart the system and launch the game to see the changes. 
  • If the issue is resolved, then you need to open System Configuration->Services-> enable the services one after another until you find the problematic one. If you find it, remove that service from your system.

Fix 10: Reinstall the Game:

If any of the above solutions do not help you, then you should uninstall Rainbow Sixes Extraction from your system and reinstall it from a trusted source after some time. Then check now if the problem persists.

So these are all about the Rainbow Six Extraction Crashing/Freezing/Black Screen and Won’t Launching on PC and its fixes. However, if you have any queries or doubts after reading this article, then please leave a comment in the below-given comment box.