Seeing a black screen while playing Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege? You are not alone. This is a common problem faced by many players while playing video games. This post from MiniTool teaches you how to fix the Rainbow Six Siege black screen issue.

Before trying the methods below, you'd better check the game's minimum requirements to see if your computer hardware is sufficient for Rainbow Six Siege.

  • Operating System: Windows 11/10/8/7
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 560 or AMD Phenom II X4 945
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD5770

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Then, you can try the following troubleshooting.

Fix 1: Press ALT+TAB Keys Together

You can press the ALT + TAB keys shortcut tother. This combination can switch between the opened programs on the PC. So, keep pressing the ALT + TAB to switch between programs and then go back to the running game again to check whether the problem has been fixed or not.

Fix 2: Verify the Game Files

The Rainbow Six Siege black screen issue can be caused by an installation error. To fix this, you need to verify your game files.


  1. Open your Steam Library.
  2. Right-click Rainbow Six Siege, then select Properties….
  3. Select the LOCAL FILES tab and click VERIFY INTEGRITY OF GAME FILES….
  4. Steam will verify the game’s files. This process may take several minutes.

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Epic Games Launcher

  1. Select the game in your Library and click on the three dots at the button-right.
  2. Then click Verify in the drop-down menu.
  3. Wait a few minutes to verify all your game’s files.

Ubisoft Connect

  1. Launch Ubisoft Connect and go to the Games tab. Click the arrow icon, then select Verify files from the drop-down menu.
  2. If prompted, select Repair. Ubisoft Connect will then restore any missing or corrupted files.

Fix 3: Update Graphics Driver

Corrupted or outdated graphics card drivers could also cause the “Rainbow Six Siege black screen” issue. Thus, you had better update your graphic card drivers to fix the issue.

Step 1: Right-click the Start button and select Device Manager.

Step 2: Double-click the Display adapters category to view your device.

Step 3: Right-click your graphics card and choose Update driver.

update the graphic card driver

Step 4: In the pop-up window, choose Search automatically for updated driver software. Then follow the wizard to finish the left steps.

Fix 4: Run the Game in Compatibility Mode

Sometimes running Rainbow Six Siege in Compatibility mode can help you fix the “Rainbow Six Siege black screen” error. If you don’t know how to do that, you can follow the steps below:

Step 1: Right-click Rainbow Six Siege to click Properties.

Step 2: Go to the Compatibility tab. Then, check the Run this program in compatibility mode for box and choose Windows 10.

Step 3: Click Apply and OK to save the changes. Then, you can check to see if the “Rainbow Six Siege black screen” error has been fixed.

Fix 5: Check the Advanced Power Options (for Laptops)

Your power settings might affect your GPU’s performance based on power-saving options.

Step 1: Choose Hardware and Sound after you launch Control Panel, and click Power Options.

Step 2: Click Change plan settings on your active power plan.

Step 3: Then click Change advanced power settings. In the pop-up window, double-click PCI Express, then extend Link State Power Management.

extend Link State Power Management

Step 4: Open the drop-down menu next to On battery and Plugged in orderly, then select Off. Click Apply and OK to save settings.

Fix 6: Reinstall Rainbow Six Siege

If the methods are not working, you can reinstall Rainbow Six Siege to fix the “Rainbow Six Siege black screen” issue. Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Type Control Panel in the Search box and select the first result to open it.

Step 2: Go to the Programs and Features part and click it.

Step 3: Find and right-click Rainbow Six Siege and choose the Uninstall/Change button.

Step 4: When finished, download Rainbow Six Siege’s latest version from the official website.

Fix 7: Update Windows System

Windows updates can help you fix a lot of system issues and bugs. When you encounter the “Rainbow Six Siege black screen” error, you can try installing the latest Windows updates.

Step 1: Press the Windows + I keys together to Open Settings. Click Update & Security.

Step 2: Click the Windows Update section, and click the Check for updates button to check if there are any new updates. Then Windows will search for available updates. Just follow the on-screen instructions to finish the process.

Final Words

To sum up, this post has introduced how to fix the “Rainbow Six Siege black screen” issue. If you want to fix the issue, you can take the above solutions. If you have any different ideas to fix the issue, you can share them in the comment zone.

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