Aliens: Fireteam Elite

Fix Aliens Fireteam Elite Won’t Start or Failed to Launch

Fix Aliens Fireteam Elite Won't Start or Failed to Launch

The Aliens: Fireteam Elite is undoubtedly one of the fascinating games of 2021. It is finally released today on 24th August for PS4, PS5, PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. However, some players are experiencing that their game doesn’t start or failing at the launch. One of the main reasons for this error to happen is the low-end hardware. But, some players are also experiencing the same issue even if they have high-end systems. So, here we are going to discuss several possible solutions to fix Aliens Fireteam Elite Won’t Start or Failed to Launch.

Fix Aliens Fireteam Elite Won’t Start or Failed to Launch

If the Aliens Fireteam Elite doesn’t start or failed to launch, the very first thing you must know is that the game runs properly only if you have Windows 10 64-bit. This minimum spec is required as mentioned on the Steam page. Here are the details of the minimum and recommended system requirements to run this game seamlessly on your system:

Minimum System Requirements:

– Operating System: Windows 10

– RAM: 8 GB RAM

– GPU: GeForce NVIDIA GTX760 (4 GB) / AMD Radeon R9285 (4 GB)

– Available Storage Space: 30 GB

– CPU: Intel Core i5 – 2500k / AMD Phenom ll X4 950

– DirectX Version 11

– Target Performance: Minimum Graphics settings 30 FPS / 1080p resolution

Recommended System Requirements:

– Operating System: Windows 10 (64-bit)

– RAM: 8 GB RAM

– GPU: GeForce NVIDIA GTX1050 / AMD Radeon RX460

– Available Storage Space: 30 GB

– CPU: Intel Core i5 – 4460 / AMD Ryzen 3 3200G

– DirectX Version 11

– Target Performance: Minimum Graphics settings 60 FPS / 1080p resolution

If you already have these specs and are still not able to launch the game, here are some workarounds.

Update Drivers and OS

First of all, make sure to update drivers and OS. This way, any compatibility issues will be resolved. Also, it will fix if it has any Direct3D or DirectX errors in the game. To do this, follow these steps:

1. Go to the search box on the taskbar, then write ‘Device Manager’ and select Device Manager.

2. Select the category and the list will be opened. Search your device and then right-click on it in order to update.

3. Next, select ‘Search automatically for updated driver software’.

4. Select Update Driver

5. In case Windows is not able to search for any new driver, then you can also find out by visiting the official website of the manufacturer and follow its instructions.

And to update OS: Click on the Start button > Type Update > Check for update > and wait for sometimes as Windows will look for any new latest updates. If it is there the latest one, download and install it.

Install the correct version of Visual C++ redistributable

This game is based on Unreal Engine 4 and so your system must have certain specs in your system so that the game can be run properly. So, make sure your system has .NET Framework 3.5 installed which is mandatory for Unreal Engine 4 to run. If you’re experiencing errors such as ‘MSVCP140.dll’ or ‘vcruntime140_1.dll missing’ then it is not installed in the proper way. To install it proper version of Visual C++ redistributable, click here.

Disable Anti-virus software

At the time of playing Aliens Fireteam Elite, you should turn off Anti-virus software which is also one of the best ways to fix the ‘Failed to Launch or ‘Won’t start’ issue.

You can also add Aliens Fireteam Elite as an exception in the configuration of your Anti-virus. Here are steps to follow:

1. Open up the Settings in the Windows 10

2. Click on Update and Security

3. Then by using the left sidebar, select Windows Security

4. Click on ‘Virus and Treat protection’

5. Below ‘Virus & threat protection settings’ click on Manage Settings

6. Then scroll down and check below Exclusions, and then click on ‘Add or remove exclusions’

Prasiddh Thakkar
He has 4+ years of progressive experience in Articles & Blogs Writing for the Tech & Gaming niches. And for the last 6-months, he has been working as a contributing writer at QM Games.

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