How to fix the Trek to Yomi crash at launch issue on PC

Ali Hashmi
Ali Hashmi
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Trek to Yomi

Trek to Yomi is a cinematic action-adventure game from Leonard Menchiari, Flying Wild Hog, and Devolver Digital. If you are interested in reading our thoughts, make sure to check out my review for it as well. Arguably one of the most visually stunning titles of the year, Trek to Yomi is out now on a variety of platforms including PC. If you are running into the Trek to Yomi crash at launch issue, here are a few things you can do to fix that.

Fixing the Trek to Yomi crash at launch issue

Trek to Yomi ran very well for me, and throughout my entire playthrough, I don’t recall running into any issues. There were times when the screen would zoom in a bit while I had DSR enabled, but there weren’t any problems when it came to stability. Some users have reported a crash at launch, however, so if you’re one of those, here are a few things you can try.

Verify Game Files

Trek to Yomi is out on both Steam and Xbox Game Pass for PC. At times, during the download or installation process, game files can get corrupted. Thankfully, both clients allow PC users to verify their game files, and you can do so by following the steps below.


  • Open Steam, and navigate to your library
  • Right-click on Trek to Yomi in your library and click Properties
You can access the properties of Trek to Yomi through Steam library
Trek to Yomi Properties
  • Select the LOCAL FILES tab
  • Click on Verify Integrity of local files…
Verifying game files can potentially fix the Trek to Yomi crash at launch issue
Verify integrity of game files

This will initiate a scanning process by Steam, and any missing, or corrupted files will be downloaded and installed. For most users, this will fix the problem.

Xbox App for PC

If you are playing this through Game Pass, you can verify files as well.

  • Launch the Xbox App
  • In the right, under INSTALLED, click on the three dots next to Trek to Yomi
Clicking the three dots will give you more options
Trek to Yomi in Game Pass Application
  • Select Manage
Clicking on Manage will let you configure the files further
  • Select the FILES tab, and then click on VERIFY AND REPAIR under Options
Similar to Steam, Verify and Repair lets you scan the files to redownload those
Verify and Repair

Manually update your GPU Drivers

If you haven’t updated your graphics drivers in a while, it’s probably a good idea to update those. You can find the latest ones for your respective GPU below.

Update DirectX and Visual C++ Redistributables

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

Updating DirectX can fix many stability issues
DirectX Runtime Installer
Updating Visual C++ Redistributables can fix many stability issues
Visual C++ Redistributables for x64

Add an exception to your anti-virus

Your anti-virus software might be interfering with the game, and flagging it as a threat. To ensure

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

Update your Windows

At times, an outdated Windows version can lead to instability, crashes, and performance issues. To fix that, update it to the latest version.

  • 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
Updating Windows can improve stability, and fix crashing issues in various games
Windows Update

If you found anything that helped you, please share it in the comments below, and we’ll add it to this article as well.

We hope this guide helped fix the Trek to Yomi Crash at launch issue. Let us know if you have any questions in the comments below.

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