How to fix the Immortals Fenyx Rising not launching error on PC

Ali Hashmi
Ali Hashmi
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Ubisoft Quebec is widely known for their work on the Assassin’s Creed franchise, and now they’ve come out with a brand new IP. Immortals: Fenyx Rising takes players to a Breath of the Wild inspired landscape set in Greek mythology. It’s an interesting enough setting to be different from its inspirations, and a ton of fun as well. If you are on the PC version however and for some reason Immortals Fenyx Rising is not launching, here are a few things you can try to fix it.

Ubisoft has released three massive open-world games this year alone, and it will be interesting to see what they have planned for next year. For fans of Assassin’s Creed, Immortals Fenyx Rising is something familiar, but fairly different at the same time.

Fixing the Immortals Fenyx Rising not launching error

As it is with every major release, there are bound to be some technical issues players will run into. These are usually fixable, and don’t require extensive tweaking. If you can’t seem to launch Immortals Fenyx Rising at all, you can try the following methods.

Install the game in your C Drive

Now, this sounds like an unusual solution, but for whatever reason, installing the game in your C drive fixes the game. This problem occurred for multiple users in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla as well. If you don’t want to download the game again, you can move it to the C drive my following the steps below.

  • Move the folder of the game from the current drive to C Drive
  • Now, open Uplay/Ubisoft Connect, and then your Game Library
  • Click on Immortals Fenyx Rising, and under Download, click on Locate Installed Game
Immortals Fenyx Rising not launching
Locate Installed Game
  • Select the folder you copied to C drive, and it will locate it automatically
  • Now, try relaunching the game and see if it works

Run the game and Uplay as Administrator

  • First, right-click on your Ubisoft Connect icon on the Desktop
  • Click Properties, and then select the Compatibility tab
  • Here, check “Run this game as an administrator”
  • Click OK
Immortals Fenyx Rising not launching
Run Ubisoft Connect as an Admin
  • Do this for the main executable of Immortals Fenyx Rising as well

Now, launch the game again, and see if that worked for you.

Update your GPU Drivers

Ensure that you are on the latest drivers of your respective GPU. To download the latest drivers, you can head over to the links below.

For most users, the first method should be enough. Ubisoft is aware of the problem and will address it in an upcoming update.

We hope this guide was helpful. If you any questions, feel free to ask them in the comments below.

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