How to fix the Asterigos Curse of the Stars crash at launch issue on PC

Ali Hashmi
Ali Hashmi
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Asterigos Screenshot from Steam
Asterigos Screenshot

Asterigos: Curse of the Stars is an action RPG from Acme Gamestudio and tinyBuild. The title is out now on PC through Steam and the Epic Games Store, as well as consoles. PC users got to play a demo before the release, and the performance was decent for the most part, but it doesn’t have a lot of customization. If you are running into the Asterigos Curse of the Stars crash at launch issue, here are a few things we recommend.

Fixing the Asterigos Curse of the Stars crash at launch issue

For most users, the title should run fine, but there are some reports about crashing. As is the case with most of these launches, it’s usually something missing on the user’s end, or some files have gone haywire during the download or installation process. We recommend the following simple methods to get by this.

Verify Game files

As always, you want to ensure that all the game files are in order with a simple scan. This is available in both Steam and the Epic Games launcher.

Steam

  • Open Steam, and navigate to your library
  • Right-click on Asterigos Curse of the Stars in your library
  • Click Properties
You can adjust various properties of games in the Steam library
Properties
  • Select the LOCAL FILES tab
  • Click on Verify Integrity of local files…
Verifying the integrity of game files can potentially fix the Asterigos Curse of the Stars crash at launch issue
Verify Integrity of local files…

Epic Games Launcher

  • Open your Library in the Epic Games Launcher
Access your Epic Games library by clicking this button
Library Button
  • Now, click on the three dots next to Asterigos Curse of the Stars
  • Here, select Manage
You can manage the game files of your game by clicking on the three dots next to it
Manage Option in Library
  • Now, here click on the Verify button
Verify the game files to start the scan
Verify files

Update DirectX and Visual C++ Redistributables

Ensure that both DirectX and Visual C++ Redistributables are on the latest version.

Update your GPU Drivers

Make sure that you have the latest drivers for your GPU installed. You can get the latest ones from the links below.

Add an exception to your anti-virus

Some anti-virus software can flag Asterigos as a virus or threat, so it’s a good idea to add the game to your list of exclusions or exceptions.

We have listed some popular ones and their respective FAQ pages.

Run the game as an administrator

Running the game with admin privileges might be helpful and take away any restrictions.

  • Open Steam and then your library
  • Here, right-click on Asterigos Curse of the Stars
  • Click Manage
  • Then select Browse local files
You can browse the local files of where the game is installed by clicking this option
Browse local files
  • This will take you to the location Asterigos is installed in
  • Right-click on the executable and select Properties
  • Click the Compatibility tab
  • Check “Run this program as an administrator
Run the game as an administrator by checking this option to improve stability
Run as an admin

We hope this guide helped fix the Asterigos Curse of the Stars crash at launch issue. Let us know if you have any questions in the comments below.

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