How To Fix DX11 Feature Level 10.0 Is Required To Run The Engine Error in VALORANT

If these days you have been running into “DX11 Feature Level 10.0 Is Required To Run The Engine Error” in VALORANT, then you’re in the right place.

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DX11 Feature Level 10.0 Is Required To Run The Engine Error is a recurring issue in VALORANT since its closed beta days. The reason for this issue is due to your graphics card drivers that may need to be reinstalled or needs an update. But don’t worry, fixing it only takes a few minutes and after that, it will be gone for good.

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But before you update the graphics card, it is recommended to uninstall first Riot’s Vanguard anti-cheat for this issue. The anti-cheat will be reinstalled and will be automatically activated when you update VALORANT. Below will be the steps on how to fix DX11 Feature Level 10.0 Is Required To Run The Engine Error:

STEP 1: Uninstall Riot Vanguard
To fix DX11 Feature Level 10.0 Is Required to Run the Engine Error in VALORANT, you must uninstall Riot Vanguard.

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  1. Click on the Windows Start Menu
  2. Search “Add or Remove Programs”
  3. Open the first result.
  4. In the new menu, search for “Riot Vanguard.”
  5. Click on the Riot Vanguard icon and click “Uninstall.”
  6. Confirm the uninstallation.
Riot Vanguard will be automatically reinstalled when you next launch VALORANT after updating your graphics card drivers.

STEP 2.1: Fix DX11 Feature Level 10.0 Is Required To Run The Engine Error via NVIDIA

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  1. Right-click on the Windows desktop and select NVIDIA Control Panel. Navigate to the Help menu and select Updates.
  2. Enable and disable NVIDIA Update. To disable, uncheck the Automatically check for updates checkbox.
  3. Change how often your PC will check for updates. Select your desired time period in the drop-down menu.
  4. Enable and disable system tray balloon notifications. To disable, uncheck the Notify me when graphics driver updates are available checkbox.
  5. Enable and disable beta driver notifications. To enable, check the Include beta updates checkbox.
  6. Enable and disable automatic game and program profiles, including SLI. To enable, check the Game and Program Profiles checkbox.
ALTERNATE METHOD: Upgrade your graphics card via NVIDIA GeForce Experience

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  1. Search for NVIDIA GeForce Experience in the Start menu.
  2. Click on the first result.
  3. Click on Drivers.
  4. Click on Check for Updates or Update.
  5. Wait for the download to complete and click on Install.
  6. Click on Next until the installation is complete.
STEP 2.2: Fix DX11 Feature Level 10.0 Is Required To Run The Engine Error via AMD Graphics Cards

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  1. Visit the AMD Driver and Support page and see section Auto-Detect and Install Updates for Radeon™ Graphics and Ryzen™ Chipset Drivers for Windows®.
  2. Click the DOWNLOAD NOW button to begin downloading the AMD Driver Auto-detect tool.
  3. Once the download is complete, run the file from the save location.
  4. When prompted, click Install to begin the setup process.
  5. Click Next until the update completes for your graphics driver.
STEP 3: Restart your computer and reinstall VALORANT

Here is a video posted by user F4Fix in YouTube on how to fix DX11 Feature Level 10.0 Is Required To Run The Engine Error:

After your graphics card drivers are updated and you have restarted and reinstalled VALORANT, you’ll no longer have to run into DX11 Feature Level 10.0 Is Required To Run The Engine Error.
 

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