How to fix the Apex Legends failed to launch error
Apex Legends is the latest entry in the Battle Royale game market, that has seen Fortnight and PUBG claiming top spots. Apex Legends has been developed by Electronic Arts (EA) and boasts exciting gameplay, engaging graphics, and hours of entertainment. As of today, Apex Legends has officially broken Fortnite’s record of 10 million downloads in the first week by surpassing 25 million downloads.
The character designs have attracted users in the thousands, but there is already an outrage among a few die-hard fans, that the game just refuses to start. This can be very frustrating and we thought, instead of waiting for the patch to come from EA, let’s try and fix the problem ourselves.
In this tutorial, we will show you some solutions that you can try if Apex Legends fails to launch on your PC.
Solution 1. Run Apex Legends as the Administrator
The most basic problem that can haunt the launch of Apex Legends is the lack of adequate permissions on your PC. To solve this, just Right-Click on the .exe file of Apex Legends and click on the ‘Run as administrator‘ option from the drop-down menu.
If you do not want to keep doing this every time you wish to play the game, then follow the instructions below.
Step 1. Right, Click on the .exe file of Apex Legends.
Step 2. Click on the ‘Properties‘ option from the drop-down menu.
Step 3. In the properties window, click on the ‘Compatibility‘ tab.