EA Games have a reputation for releasing unoptimized games on launch and fans particularly hate it, especially the newly released title, FIFA 23. It brought many fine improvements over the previous title in terms of content, visuals, and next-gen features. However, the poor optimization and bugs made the experience far worse and many people complained about it on Reddit and EA forums. The PC version in particular is the most unplayable version of FIFA 23 and has 80% negative reviews. The anti-cheat in the game prevents players from playing the game and they are demanding EA to fix this issue. Continue reading the article to know more about FIFA 23 and whether is there a fix for the not Launching due to anticheat error.
Many of us were hoping to enjoy FIFA 23 as the new features that the game has been quite interesting. Sadly some PC players are unable to play the title as the anticheat system is so broken that it doesn’t even allow them to launch the game. We can see that EA definitely rushed the game without taking the time to fix the bugs and optimize it for PC. It is very heartbreaking, especially for those who paid the full price and can’t enjoy the game due to EA’s incompetence in quality control. Well, if you’re someone who’s facing the anticheat issue, there are some potential workarounds that can let you bypass it and allow you to play the game. See the next section below to know more.
FIFA 23 Not Launching due to Anticheat: Is there any fix yet?
Apparently, the anticheat error in FIFA 23 along with various other bugs are present on both Steam and Origin versions on PC. Before you attempt the fixes below, make sure to reboot your PC and see if you’re able to play the game. If not, then try using the fixes below.
Run FIFA 23 as Administrator
FIFA 23 has issues launching normally and requires additional permissions that you can grant it by running it on Administrator mode. Right-click on the game’s.exe file and click on “Run as Administrator”.
Launch Steam/Origin in Admin mode
If the first fix doesn’t work, then you can try out this workaround that many have had success launching and playing the game.
1) Clear all Steam/Origin Processes using the task manager.
2) Next, you have to uninstall the EA anti-cheat. Here’s the location – C:\Program Files\EA\AC\EAAntiCheat.Installer.exe
3) Launch Steam/Origin again, but this time in Administrator mode.
4) Now you’ll be able to play the game. If not, then try enabling Secure Boot on your BIOS.
Uninstall FaceIt Anticheat
If you have the FaceIt Anticheat installed in your system, try uninstalling it and then launch the game. The error should be fixed.
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