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MH Rise Sunbreak - Compiling Shaders Fix

Having trouble with Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise): Sunbreak starting up and getting stuck at the compiling shaders screen? Read on for several tips to fix your game and more!

How to Fix Compiling Shaders

If you are experiencing issues when starting up Monster Hunter Rise with the Compiling shaders loading bar being stuck in your screen, we recommend trying one of the fixes below.

Verify Integrity of Game Files
Update Your GPU Drivers
Uninstall and Reinstall the Games

Verify Integrity of Game Files

It is possible that a file is missing in Monster Hunter Rise's game folder, which is preventing the game from completing to load and compile the shaders. You can fix this by checking if the game has all the files.

1 MH Rise Sunbreak - Monster Hunter Rise Steam Menu
Navigate to your Steam library and locate Monster Hunter Rise.
2 MH Rise Sunbreak - Monster Hunter Rise Steam Properties
Right-click on the game or click on the gear icon below the game banner and select Properties....
3 MH Rise Sunbreak - Monster Hunter Rise Verify File Integrity
Under the Local Files tab, select Verify integrity of game files.
4 Wait for the process to be finished and launch the game.

Update Your GPU Drivers

Chances are Monster Hunter Rise is having trouble functioning if your GPU driver is outdated, so you can also try updating your GPU drivers.

This may lighten the time it takes for Monster Hunter Rise to load shaders.

Uninstall and Reinstall the Game

You can also try reverting back to a clean slate by uninstalling Monster Hunter Rise, restarting your PC, and reinstalling the game.

1 MH Rise Sunbreak - Monster Hunter Rise Steam Menu
Navigate to your Steam library and locate Monster Hunter Rise.
2 MH Rise Sunbreak - Monster Hunter Rise Steam Properties
Right-click on the game or click on the gear icon below the game banner and select Properties....
3 MH Rise Sunbreak - Monster Hunter Rise Uninstall Game
Hover over to Manage and select Uninstall.
4 MH Rise Sunbreak - Monster Hunter Rise Confirm Uninstall
Confirm your selection on the pop-up screen to uninstall the game.
5 Restart your computer.
6 Navigate back to your Steam library and locate Monster Hunter Rise to install the game again.

What Happens During Compiling Shaders?

Loading Game Shaders On Startup

MH Rise Sunbreak - Compiling Shaders Screen

Upon turning on your computer and opening Monster Hunter Rise for the first time, the game will take some time to load all of the necessary shaders to make the game look presentable.

Shaders are responsible for making a game look pretty and pleasing by adjusting the levels of rendering, light, and color of the game.

Monster Hunter Rise isn't as graphically-groundbreaking like other games, but the game's visual elements still needs to be loaded every time you boot it up.

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