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Hearts of Iron IV : Black Flags

Question asked by saymitez on Jul 30, 2017
Latest reply on Mar 30, 2019 by nightdragger

Hearts of Iron IV, all flags that arent the big size now appear all black.


System Configuration:


Mobo: Asrock B85 PRO4

CPU: Intel i5 4670

Memory: 8GB DDR3

GPU: Sapphire R9 280X DUAL X

Driver: 17.7.2 / 17.8.1 / 17.8.2 / 17.9.1

VBIOS Version:

Radeon Settings Version: 2017.0720.1902.32426 and  2017.0815.1452.24946 and 2017.0821.2358.41324 and 2017.0905.1156.19665


OS: Windows 10 1703 Build 15063.540


Steps to Reproduce:

1. Install latest driver

2. Start Up game

3. Start up a new session

4. Realize that any small flag is now black


Expected Behavior:

Smaller Versions of normal flags


Actual Behavior:

Black Flags.


Additional Notes:


Here is a screenshot :




The flags below the major countries are supposed to be populated with other nations flags, not black ones.


Here is another in the Trade Menu:



And here is the Estate screen:







Additional Notes:


Steam Discussion page filled with same problems :




Some users reported that running the game in OpenGL fixes this issue, leading me to belive its the DirectX part of the drivers screwing up.

This fix works for me


Message was edited by: Saymite Orion Added screenshots Updated versions where bug happens