Sackboy A Big Adventure is out on major platforms like Steam and Epic Games and is currently enjoyed by many players. However, it seems that some are having issues with playing the game and are encountering a host of bugs. Random crashes, in-game issues, and lastly game lot launching are what many are frustrated with. We’ve covered a lot of issues regarding the game, but as for the not launching issue, we’ve got an idea of the root cause and possible solution. So, continue reading for more details.
After looking into this, the reason for Sackboy A Big Adventure not launching on some PC might have something to do with old hardware. If you don’t have a modern CPU in your system, then you’re out of luck as the game requires AVX instruction that is only supported by new CPUs. You’ll have to wait for an update that adds the support for older CPUs and then try launching the game. Of course, there are a few extra measures you can take to get the game running and we’ve listed some of them in this article.
Install the latest Visual C++ files
Very often, the newer game requires the latest version of Visual C++ Redistributable files. Certain applications and games like Sackboy The Big Adventure are good examples of this, so you must update them. Check out this link to download the latest VC redist files. Install both x64 and x86 packages and see if you’re able to launch the game. If that doesn’t help, see the next fix below.
Download and Install Windows Updates.
If Sackboy A Big Adventure refuses to launch, then you need to install the latest Windows updates. Follow the steps below to do so.
In the start menu, type “Settings” and open it.
Click on “Update & Security” and click on Windows Update and
After that, click on the “Check for Updates” button. If it has the latest updates available, it’ll automatically download and install it.
Disable Overlay apps
If you have several overlay apps running in the background like Nvidia Shadowplay and Discord, make sure to close them and launch the game and see if it fixes the issue.
Update GPU Drivers
Newer games often might not be compatible with older drivers and encounter all sorts of issues like crashing, not launching, etc. Installing the latest drivers fixes this issue and you can try it on Sackboy A Big Adventure as well. Head to the official website of AMD and NVIDIA and snag the latest drivers from there.
Verify Game Files
Start Steam and head to the Library.
On the left side find Sackboy A Big Adventure in the list, right-click on it and select “Properties”.
After that, click on the “Local Files” tab and click on the “Verify integrity of game files” button.
Launch the game, and it should start without any hiccups.
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