Nelson Chen

Oct 2, 2019 - 1 minute read

Stop Sims 2 Purple Soup or Pink Flashing Crashes on Windows 10 and Modern Hardware with D9VK

Wrote a guide on how to fix the Purple Soup or Pink Flashing Crashes for The Sims 2 on Windows 10 1903+ on powerful gaming computers. It’s great to make this accessible again to gamers with powerful gaming computers.

Guide Link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/19JMr-FQSU3AlF7Kyvcrr7awTiHBDQSUNLG6qfaI6rOs/edit#

General idea: Replace Microsoft DirectX 9 with D9VK.

D9VK is actually actively developed and fixes bugs. It also translates graphics to a stack that is more open and stable.

So this:

sims 2 purple soup

Turns to this:

Fixed and proof of running