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Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Not Launching – How to Fix

by Nicholas Barth

The popular title of Red Dead Redemption 2 is now available for PC players to dive into and explore. Unfortunately, many PC players have been experiencing issues with the title not launching correctly on their devices when trying to play. Fortunately, we have a few things for you to try if the Rockstar Games title is not launching successfully on your PC. 

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Not Launching

You should first check to make sure that your Rockstar Games launcher is updated to the latest version. The developer recently published an update to the launcher that helped to lessen the instances of the PC game not launching correctly. Secondly, you can try and set your renderer to DirectX12 instead of the game’s default of Vulkan API in your graphics settings. Finally, individuals should make sure that their graphics card has all of the latest video drivers installed to make sure your device is running optimally for the game. 

Rockstar Games is likely continuing to work on making sure that the PC’s version of its fan-favorite title will no longer suffer from the issue of not launching when community members boot it up on their platforms. 

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Not Launching

Are you looking to learn more about Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC besides how to fix it from not launching? If so, be sure to check out our dedicated hub for the high-profile game or our three most recent pieces of coverage below:

We here at Prima Games wish you the best of luck in your quest to make sure Red Dead Redemption 2 on your PC no longer suffers from not launching. Let us know how these fixes helped over on Facebook and Twitter!

Nicholas Barth

Guides Writer Nicholas enjoys helping fellow members of the video game community learn more about their favorite games. First-person shooters and Battle Royale games are what you can usually find Nicholas playing when he isn't writing. We will congratulate you if you can find a bigger Call of Duty fan than Nicholas, who has been playing since he got Call of Duty 2 with his first Xbox 360. [email protected]