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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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They keep saying there is a big patch coming on March 12th.  Coincidentally that is also the day The Division 2 releases for anyone that preordered the Gold edition or above.  :P

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

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I’ve also had this since the day one patch. Until today, now it seems to close fine. I did have a windows update install the previous day (just before I turned the PC off), not sure if that did something. But that is the only thing that has changed (I’m using Windows 10)
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Re: Anthem hangs at black screen when I exit the game, or alt tab.

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There was an update to Origin as well. I have not had this happen again the last 5 times I exited the game but I also have not played as long each time as I was before. 

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I had not had this bug since Tuesday this week the game has closed fine every time until today when I played a couple Legendary Contracts in a row, on the second one I got the sound bug where all my sound disappeared in the middle of the contract then after we finished it I exited game to get my sound to work again and at that point the game gave me the black screen and didn't close all the way.  I had to end task.  

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

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This happens to me every single time I close Anthem. EVERY single time. I have to use task manager to end the process, even if it closes properly it still hides out in my processes using upwards of 30% of my CPU and it's not even running.

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

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Just got this today, March 10, 2019, PC WIN10, GTX980 Ti, as of patch 1.0.3.00.

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

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I have been testing my original theory for two weeks and it is working every time.

 

Again its not the best solution, but it does work.

 


@Midknyghte wrote:

Something you all might want to try is to exit to the main menu first and then exit the game. It worked for me when I tried it, but it may not work all the time ( I will keep doing it to see if it works).

 

Not a perfect fix, clearly, but maybe it will get you where you need to go


 

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@Midknyghte - sure, it works.  But so does just opening task manager and ending task on anthem.exe.  And that's actually faster than waiting through the load screens just to get back to the main menu.

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

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Same for me, but compared to all other bugs its super minor one...
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I get the black screen when I quit the game via the menu but once I went to make tea and when I came back the game was shut down. So it seems that it just does not shut down fast enough. If I leave it alone it always shuts down eventually, which I dont consider to be a solution, it is just a fact on my system.

 

Atm alt+f4 seems to be the better solution when I want to stop playing and immediately do something else.

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