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How to Fix FIFA 23 DirectX Error

Is FIFA 23 having a DirectX error when you launch it?

Here’s the error message, “DirectX function “commandList->Close() failed with E_OUTOFMEMORY”.

Followed by, “Direct3D could not allocate sufficient memory to complete the call”.

The last part of the error message will state the version of your GPU.

In this guide, you’ll learn why you’re getting the DirectX error in FIFA 23 (could not allocate sufficient memory) and how to fix it.

Why is there a DirectX error in FIFA 23?

DirectX error in FIFA 23

There is a DirectX error in FIFA 23 because your PC does not meet the minimum requirements for the game.

Otherwise, your graphics card (GPU) is outdated and you need to update it to the latest version.

According to a community manager in the EA forums, they suggested lowering the in-game graphics quality settings.

Many users are complaining about it on forums and social media.

“Today, I wanted to play FIFA 23 but I got a Directx error. How can I fix this problem, any help?”.

“I start the game and FIFA 23 loads, but an error shows up “Direct3D could not allocate sufficient memory to complete the call”.

How to fix FIFA 23 DirectX Error

Nvidia graphics card update

To fix the FIFA 23 DirectX error, you need to update your graphics card and Windows to the latest version.

After you’ve updated your GPU to the latest version, relaunch the game and the error should be fixed.

Here is how to update your graphics card:

Make sure to close the EA/Origin/Steam app from the task manager (CTRL + ALT + DEL) before you update your graphics card.

Do note that you need at least a Radeon RX 570 or a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card to run FIFA 23.

If all else fails, you need to wait until the EA team fixes the bug.

This can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

If all else fails, you can contact EA support here: https://help.ea.com/en/contact-us/.

Or send a direct message to EA Help here: https://twitter.com/EAHelp.

Further reading

Best Goalkeepers in FIFA 23 (GK)

How to Fix FIFA 23 Stuck on Loading Screen

How to Fix “This software cannot be used at the same time as the game: Hypervisor” in FIFA 23


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