Game Initialization Failed

Updated: 6 months ago
Article ID: 123359

Common Problems

Cannot launch the game with error "Game Initalization Failed"

To resolve this error:

  1. Update or temporarily uninstall any security programs, which may mistakenly identify the login module as a security threat.
  2. If you're using a VPN, try removing it.
  3. Update your drivers to resolve any compatibility issues.

Tried everything here?

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