Using Console Command "sg.EffectsQuality 0" Freezes Game

Using the console Command “sg.EffectsQuality 0” Freezes the game and according to Task Manager shots the CPU level to 100%. I use this to help out with game performance because I’m making a 2D game and don’t need the effects. Please fix


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yup facing the same issue. After some testing i figured the problem is shader compilation.

Here is a workaround:

After the editor freezes, just left it as is until all shaders are done compiling.

It seems like an UE4 bug.