How to Fix Wuthering Waves Not Launching PC?

When users try to launch Wuthering Waves, the game does not start and just stops without giving any error. This issue indicates that there is a problem with the game files preventing the game from being launched. This error occurs mostly due to corrupted game files. Additionally, insufficient privileges can also stop the game from running.

In this article, we will discuss fixes to run the game properly and prevent this issue from happening again.

1. Check Game Requirements

Before trying anything, check if your PC meets the minimum requirements needed to play the game. Go to Google and search for “Wuthering Waves minimum requirements,” then check the results.

2. Run as Administrator

This issue might be caused due to insufficient privileges provided to the game. Running the game as an administrator will give all the necessary privileges to the game, which can help solve this problem.

  1. Right-click on Wuthering Waves on the desktop and click on Run as Administrator.

3. Repair Game Files

Corrupted game files can also cause issues while launching games. Repairing game files will scan and download any missing files, which can help solve this problem.

  1. Open the Epic Games Launcher.
  2. Find Wuthering Waves in your Epic Games Library.
  3. Click the three dots on the right side of the game line.
  4. Select Manage.
  5. Click the Verify button.
  6. Wait for validation to complete. It may take a while to verify all your files.

4. Disable Antivirus

Antivirus software can interfere with game files and stop the game from running. Disabling the antivirus will allow the game to access its files without any interruptions.

Note: Make sure to enable the Antivirus back if it’s not causing issues.

  1. Press Windows + I to open Settings.
  2. Click on Update & Security.
  3. Click on Windows Security in the left pane.
  4. In the right pane of the window, under the Virus & threat protection settings section.
  5. Click on Manage settings.
  6. Locate the Real-time protection toggle and set it to Off.

6. Reinstall DirectX

It might be possible that your DirectX files are corrupted, which are causing problems while launching the game, as DirectX is an essential component required to run games on a PC.

Learn how to reinstall DirectX here.

7. Reinstall Game

If none of the solutions work, you should try reinstalling the game. It is possible there are corrupted files that are causing the problem. Deleting and reinstalling will download a fresh version of the game without any bugs or glitches.

  1. Search for “Add or Remove a Program” in the search box and open it.
  2. Look for Wuthering Waves and uninstall it.

Hamza Mohammad Anwar

Hamza Mohammad Anwar is an intermediate JavaScript web developer with a focus on developing high-performance applications using MERN technologies. His skill set includes expertise in ReactJS, MongoDB, Express NodeJS, and other related technologies. Hamza is also a Google IT Certified professional, which highlights his competence in IT support. As an avid problem-solver, he recreates errors on his computer to troubleshoot and find solutions to various technical issues.