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How To Fix ‘fs_checkasyncrequest’ Engine Error in Apex Legends

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How To Fix ‘fs_checkasyncrequest’ Engine Error in Apex Legends

The ‘fs_checkasyncrequest’ Engine Error is getting more prevalent in Apex Legends.

Errors and bugs in any game are immensely frustrating, especially those that inhibit playing altogether. That’s the case with an emergent Apex Legends bug but, thankfully, there are a few ways players can try to navigate it. Here’s everything to know about the ‘fs_checkasyncrequest’ engine error in Apex Legends.

Apex Legends ‘fs_checkasyncrequest’ Engine Error

The ‘fs_checkasyncrequest’ engine error is affecting Apex Legends players on PC. Players have reported being kicked from their matches and then stopped from rejoining. Trying to start a new game is also impossible, with the error message displaying again.

The message, in full, reads: “FS_CheckAsyncRequest returned error for model ‘<NOINFO>’ offset…”.

Unfortunately, there is not currently a silver bullet fix for the issue in Apex Legends. On May 24, Respawn addressed it via Twitter, instructing players to restart their PC to bypass the problems. Failing that, players should verify the game’s files or reinstall Apex Legends. They also confirmed they are working on a proper fix.

Details on how to do that, and other possible workarounds, are detailed below.

How To Fix

The first thing affected players should do is try switching back to the DX11 version of Apex Legends, or changing to a higher model detail as a temporary workaround. The aforementioned EA response points to many affected players using the DX12 beta.

Hopefully that’s solved your problems. If not, there are a few more things you can try that players have had some anecdotal success with. These are detailed below:

  • Verify the integrity of your game files
    1. Right-click on Apex Legends in your library and click on properties.
    2. On the left side of the screen, click local files.
    3. Click Verify integrity of game files.
  • Uninstall and reinstall Apex Legends
    1. Right-click on Apex Legends and select ‘uninstall’.
    2. Re-enter your game library and locate Apex Legends. You will still have a license for the game.
    3. Redownload Apex Legends and relaunch the game when this has completed.
  • Restart your PC
    1. We doubt you need instructions here.

Hopefully one of those solutions has solved the error. That’s all we know about the ‘fs_checkasyncrequest’ engine error in Apex Legends. Be sure to check out the related content below while you’re here.

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