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Re: Anthem hangs at black screen when I exit the game, or alt tab.

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Re: Anthem hangs at black screen when I exit the game, or alt tab.

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This only happens to me when I use "Exit to Desktop" and does not happen when I Alt + Tab. The Black screen will hang forever and I must Alt + Tab to have a cursor to use still. This happen with all three video options: Windowed,. Borderless, and Fullscreen

i7 7700K
16 GB
GTX 1080
Win 10 Pro
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Re: Anthem hangs at black screen when I exit the game, or alt tab.

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Same thing here, is happening since about 7-10 days now everytime I exit Anthem.

 

In case it's important, I use a PC with:

GTX 2080

32GB RAM 3,2GHz

Intel i7-9800X

Windows 10

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Re: Anthem hangs at black screen when I exit the game, or alt tab.

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same goes for Battlefield 1 and ME: Andromeda since 2016
successfully pissing me off
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Re: Anthem hangs at black screen when I exit the game, or alt tab.

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For me it didn't start until the latest patch. Now it'll hang upon closing around 75% of the time. It's doing something, too--it'll eat up 80% of my CPU cycles in that mode.
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Re: Anthem hangs at black screen when I exit the game, or alt tab.

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Question for everyone who is getting black screen hang on exit:

Are you clicking "Exit to Desktop" with mouse?

 

If so, what happens if you don't touch your mouse in the menus? 

Hit esc, then q or e to get to settings, then arrow keys and enter to get to Exit to Desktop. 

Does it still hang?

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Re: Anthem hangs at black screen when I exit the game, or alt tab.

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Same problem, having to Alt f4 out the game after exit, also got the bug where shows a chat icon in city then goes if you walk close. think i used all the talking up because it went from everyone wanting to talk to me to nobody!
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Re: Anthem hangs at black screen when I exit the game, or alt tab.

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I use a pad and it still hangs

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Re: Anthem hangs at black screen when I exit the game, or alt tab.

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No crash on Alt-Tab mostly. Alt-F1 using Origin overlay is ok …. but game hangs on exit.

 

When you look in Task Manager under Origin there is a child process for Anthem that does not close. I'm tipping this is the issue and it's a problem with the crappy Origin programming. 

 

BTW is the "Origin using extra CPU unless you have it open at settings" still an issue or has that actually been fixed?

 

 

There are PAGES of people on Reddit having this issue with crashing and it seems to be getting worse. I never had it then after the most recent patch it was occurring frequently. Now it's every time I've played for a while.

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Re: Anthem hangs at black screen when I exit the game, or alt tab.

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I am also having this issue, it started two days ago.  Is there any way to fix this issue??

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Re: Anthem hangs at black screen when I exit the game, or alt tab.

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Hopefully tomorrow's patch fixes it. 104
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