The error message will say "Warning! Your system does not meet minimum requirements for this setting. you may experience the game crashing, lagging, or being unresponsive."
This popup can occur when Age of Empires IV detects that one or more of your graphics settings are set to be higher than what your hardware may be capable of running. Clicking CONTINUE will allow you to dismiss the popup and keep the settings you have selected, but this may impact your gameplay experience.
Settings marked with an exclamation mark ⚠ are detected as set too high, and your hardware may not be meeting the minimum requirements for its current setting. For a better gameplay experience, we suggest lowering settings with this warning with the step in this article: