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Fix: Callisto Protocol PC frame drops issue

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The Callisto Protocol is a survival horror action game, it was developed by Striking Distance Studios and published by Krafton in December 2022. It was directed by the co-creator of the Death Space series Glen Schofield.

Many players are encountering the low fps drops issue on PC while launching and playing the Callisto protocol.

In this article, we have discussed the causes of The Callisto Protocol frame drops issue on PC and a few ways to help you resolve the issue.


What are the causes of the Callisto protocol frame drops issue on PC?

Below we have mentioned some of the possible reasons that might be causing the Callisto protocol issue on PC:

  • Display mode.
  • Using outdated graphics drivers.
  • The game does not enough permissions.
  • Background apps and downloads might be interfering.

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How to fix the frame drop issue?

If you are encountering the frame drop issue while playing the Callisto protocol then we have explained a few fixes that might help you resolve the issue:

Switch to a different display mode

You can try switching between the Fullscreen, Borderless and Windowed display modes from the in-game settings. Many players facing the frame drop issue while playing the Castillo protocol have resolved this issue by switching to a different display mode.


Update the graphics drivers of your PC

You might be using an outdated version of the device driver and it might be a reason for this error to occur, so check for the update of the driver and update it. Visit the website of your GPU manufacturer to check for the latest drivers.

Click here to check out how to update NVIDIA graphics drivers.

Launch Callisto protocol as an administrator

Sometimes the PC does not give enough permission to the game that is necessary to run the game. Running the game as an administrator will allow the game to get the required permissions and might fix the error. To do that Right-click on the game icon or game’s .exe file and then in the drop-down menu find the Run as administrator option and click on it.

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Change a few in-game settings

Changing the below-mentioned settings has resolved this issue for many players, so you can also change the following settings and then try playing the game again.

  • Turn off V-sync
  • Disable the Depth of Field
  • Disable the Motion Blur
  • Use dx11.

Close the running tasks in the background

Some of the tasks running in the background consume a lot of PC resources and space which might cause the frame drop issue, so close the background and run the game again. To close the background tasks follow the steps below:

  • Press the Ctrl+Shift+Esc button simultaneously to open Task Manager.
  • Click on the Processes tab and then select the tasks running in the background from the list.
  • Click on the End Task button to close that task.
  • Do the same to close all the running tasks in the background that you want to close.

Close the background downloads

Downloading apps or updates also consumes some PC resources and space and which might cause this issue. So close all the background downloads before launching and playing the Castillo protocol.


Set to High Performance in power options

High-end games require more from the PC and a PC running on the balanced mode in power option will not be able to perform to its full potential. So for better and smooth gameplay, switch to high-performance mode. To change the mode in power options follow the steps below:

  • Open the Control Panel> Hardware and Sound> Power Options.
  • Click on the High-Performance option.
  • Restart the PC to apply the settings.

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Akash Singh

Akash Singh

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