How to fix Your Rendering Device is Lost error in Overwatch 2

Overwatch 2 has gone into the second season with the “Battle for Olympus” event going live. But that isn’t it, the game has numerous exciting features and modes that the players can enjoy.

Despite having a plethora of exciting features, the game isn’t safe from its fair share of errors and bugs. In this guide, you will get to know how to fix Rendering Device is Lost error in Overwatch 2. The Battle for Olympus event has brought back the “Your Rendering Device is Lost” error. This error results in a “TDR (Timeout Detection and Recovery) incident” when playing the game, crashing and closing the game completely.

How to fix Your Rendering Device is Lost error in Overwatch 2

Method 1: Disable overclocking

This issue can be caused by the system overclocking on your PC, so you must make sure that you undo any overclocking made to the rig.

Go to the BIOS and set your components like CPU, GPU, or RAM back to the factory default and it could prevent any crashes.

Method 2: Close any background applications

How to fix Your Rendering Device is Lost error in Overwatch 2

  • Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc simultaneously for opening the Task Manager
  • Now, press More Details and then select the Startup tab
  • Right-click on the item and then select “Disable”
  • Now, restart your PC

Method 3: Update graphics drivers

  • Download GeForce Experience by heading to
  • Open GeForce Experience and then choose the “Drivers” tab
  • Click on the “check for updates” option in the upper right corner
  • In case any update is available, you should follow the on-screen instructions

Method 4: Make sure that your device isn’t overheating

If any component of your PC has started overheating, then your PC will automatically shut down for preventing any damage. It is recommended that you should download the free version of HWMonitor for checking if anything in your PC has been overheating or causing this issue.

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Aviral Sharma
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