How to fix the Rumbleverse Crash at launch issue on PC

Ali Hashmi
Ali Hashmi
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Rumbleverse is a free-to-play, 40-person Brawler Royale from Iron Galaxy Studios and Epic Games Publishing. It is available for PC, current, and last-gen consoles as well. Season 1 will start on the 18th, so you can get a feel of the game right now, and practice your moves. This is exclusive to the Epic Games Store on PC, and while it runs well, for the most part, some users have run into technical issues. Here are a few suggestions that can fix the Rumbleverse crash at launch issue.

Fixing the Rumbleverse Crash at launch issue

Some users have reported that they can’t seem to get into the game as it crashes when you launch it. It’s either immediately, or after the initial screen shows up. In most cases, when a game is crashing like this, it’s something on the user’s end that’s missing or corrupted. Try the following methods to fix that, and get into the game.

Verify Game Files

The first thing you want to do is verify your Rumbleverse game files. At times, during the download or installation process, game files can get corrupted. These files can easily be scanned and verified through the Epic Games Launcher, and we’ll explain how.

  • Open your Library in the launcher
You can access your games library in the Epic Games Launcher by clicking the Library button
Library Button
  • Now, click on the three dots next to your game
  • Here, select Manage
You can Manage your installed files, and more by clicking this button
Manage Option in Library
  • Click on the Verify button next to Verify Files
Selecting the Verify option can potentially fix the Rumbleverse Crash at launch issue on PC

This will initiate a scan and will take a bit. The progress will be shown below the game. After it’s done, the client will download

Run the Epic Games Launcher as an Administrator

You can try running the Epic Games Launcher as an Administrator which lets you bypass the User Access Control that can prevent certain actions from taking place on your computer.

  • Right-click your Epic Games Launcher shortcut
  • Click Run as administrator
  • Launch Rumbleverse
Giving the Epic Launcher administrator rights can possibly fix this issue
Run Epic Launcher as an administrator

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.

You can download NVIDIA drivers from the GeForce Application
Latest Available Drivers

Add an exception to your anti-virus

It’s possible that your anti-virus software might be flagging Rumbleverse as a threat. It’s best to add the game folder to the exclusions or exceptions list.

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

Update your Windows

Make sure that you are on the latest version of Windows. The developers have recommended this as well.

  • In Windows Search type “Update”, and click on Check for Updates
  • This will take you to the Windows Update section, and you can make sure you are on the latest version
Ensure that your Windows is updated to make use of fixes on the OS side of things
Windows Update

We recommend checking out the system requirements as well, in case your PC is way under the minimum requirements.

Make sure to follow the Twitter support channel for updates regarding Rumbleverse, server status, errors, and more.

If some other method worked for you, please mention it in the comments below, and we’ll add it to the guide and credit you.

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

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