Sonic Origins: How to Fix Most Crash/Lag Issue

This guide will help you fix most of the problems related to lag and crashes, most of these issues are caused by the game using by default the integrated graphics card instead of the dedicated one, this guide will give you the necessary steps to switch from the integrated one to the dedicated one.

NOTICE: THIS MOSTLY APPLIES TO LAPTOP USERS

 

Checking what graphics card you have (skip to the next section if you already know)

If you don’t know which cards you have do the following:

1.Click the windows start button
2.Type in “device manager” and open it
3.Navigate to the display adapter section

Switching to the dedicated graphics card with windows settings

1.Open settings

2.System and display

3.Graphics settings

4.Browse for sonic origins at C:\Program Files\(x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\SonicOrigins\build\main\projects\exec and add it

5.Options

6.High performance and save

7.Reopen the game

Switching to the dedicated graphics card with NVIDIA

1.Open nvidia control panel (an easy way is to right click the desktop and select it)

2.Manage 3d settings

3.Program settings

4.Select “add”

5.Select sonic origins in this case

6.Select nvidia as the preferred graphics processor

7.Apply

8.Reopen the game

Switching to the dedicated graphics card with AMD

NOTICE:I DO NOT OWN AMD SO THERE IS A CHANCE SOMETHING IN THIS SECTION MAY BE WRONG AND THAT’S WHY I DECIDED NOT TO ADD ANY SCREENSHOT TO AVOID ANY CONFUSION (FEEL FREE TO CORRECT ME)

1.Open amd radeon settings

2.System

3.Switchable graphics

4.Browse for your game in this case sonic origins

5.Select high performance

6.Apply the changes

7.Reopen the game

How to increase performance if you only have integrated graphics (works with nvidia and amd too)

1.Open Sonic Origins

2.Go to the museum island and select options

3.Go to graphics and lower the resolution

4.(NOT 100% GUARANTEE WORKING) According to some users using fullscreen instead of borderless window also seems to help

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