Black Ops 4 Fatal Error Code 546354288 – Is There a Fix?

These things always happen at the worst possible moment. If you’re here, chances are you’re being met with Black Ops 4 Fatal Error Code 546354288 and need a quick way out of it so you can play on launch day. Unfortunately, it isn’t quite that simple. While a Black Ops 4 Fatal Error Code 546354288 fix may be forthcoming, there isn’t anything official on the way just yet. Instead, we’ll have a look for a few sneaky solutions, and see what might be causing the Fatal Error Code on PC.

What is Black Ops 4 Fatal Error Code 546354288?

While not the only Fatal Error Code currently being suffered through, the Black Ops 4 Fatal Error Code 546354288 is certainly stressing out more than its far share of players. For now, it can be found solely on PC and not Xbox One or PS4. Anecdotal evidence from users, such as those on the Call of Duty Support forums indicates that Blackout (especially landing on the ground on Blackout) is most heavily affected.

So, how do you know if you’ve got it? Unfortunately, a message will pop up and your Black Ops 4 game client will immediately close. That’s about as painful as it sounds.

Is there a Black Ops 4 Fatal Error Code 546354288 Fix?

There has been no word from either Activision or Treyarch on a possible fix for Fatal Error Code 546354288, but Reddit offers up a treasure trove of possible fixes that, while they may not all work, at least gives you something to do instead of pulling your hair out. They include:

  • Updating drivers/reverting them back to a previous state
  • Changing server region
  • Uninstalling and re-downloading the game
  • Set the game to be excluded from Anti-virus software
  • Ensure all Windows Updates have been fully installed
  • Launch the game via Safe Mode/administrator mode
  • Disable Nvidia overlay

If you’re also looking for Fatal Error Code fixes for other error messages and crashes, they also might be your best bet. For now, though, it may be wise to wait for an official patch and/or hotfix across the weekend, as hard as that may be to take in. We’ll update this page when we hear more through official channels.