How to Fix Far Cry 6 Won’t Open Or Launch In Windows 10 - MGW

How to Fix Far Cry 6 Won’t Open Or Launch In Windows 10

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The first reason for the game to crash might be the lack of administrative rights. Right-click on the game’ and select “Run The Game as Administrator.” If this doesn’t work for you, then try playing the game from the account that has the administrative rights.


Another reason for the game to crash at launch is the anti-virus or the Windows Defender, which might be detecting the game’s exe file as a trojan virus. You can either disable the anti-virus or make an exception for the game in the anti-virus. This will allow the game to run on your system.


There are issues with the game files. You may have to verify the integrity of the game files. Without the necessary files being in optimal condition, your game won’t work.


The game didn’t install correctly. The game probably encountered some issues during the installation process. You might be able to fix them by reinstalling the game.


You can also try to open Steam in Big Picture Mode. To do that, follow these steps:


– Right-click on the “Steam.exe” icon on the desktop


-Note: If you don’t have a steam shortcut on the desktop, you can find the “Steam.exe” in the installation directory.


-Select the “Pin to Taskbar” option from the list.


-Right–click on the “Steam” icon in the taskbar and select “Open in Big Picture Mode“.


-Sign in to your account and press “Alt” + “Enter” to access steam in big picture mode.


-Open the Games


-Check if the Steam game won’t launch Windows 10 issue still occurs.


If your PC is more than a few years old, likely, it won’t be able to run the game. While Far Cry 6 isn’t the most demanding game on the market right now, it still requires a powerful computer to function effectively. If this is the case, you’ll need to upgrade your computer’s hardware first. The minimum and recommended system requirements for this game are listed below.



Minimum PC requirements: 1080p, 30FPS (no raytracing)

  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 1200 – 3.1 GHZ or Intel i5-4460 – 3.2 GHZ


  • GPU: AMD RX 460 – 4 GB or NVIDIA GTX 960 – 4 GB


  • RAM: 8 GB (dual-channel mode)


  • Storage: 60 GB HDD (SSD recommended)



Recommended PC settings: 1080p, 60FPS (no raytracing):

  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X – 3.8 GHZ or Intel i7-7700 – 3.6 GHZ


  • GPU: AMD RX VEGA64 – 8 GB or NVIDIA GTX 1080 – 8 GB


  • RAM: 16 GB (dual-channel mode)


  • Storage: 60 GB HDD (SSD recommended)


  • Also, an outdated GPU driver might be the reason for the game to crash. Just update your drivers to the latest version.



How do I update my video card drivers?

  • Press Windows + R.


  • Type “DxDiag” and click OK.


  • After the DirectX Diagnostic Tool loads, select the Display tab.


  • The video card’s name and manufacturer are listed in the Device section. The current driver version is listed in the Driver section.


  • Visit the driver manufacturer’s website to obtain the most up-to-date driver. Contact the driver manufacturer for assistance with updating the driver. If the computer is under warranty, contact the computer manufacturer.


AMD Drivers


Nvidia Drivers


Intel Drivers


Restart Your Gaming Platform. This solution sounds very basic, but it could be all you need. Steam and other gaming platforms are designed to work as well as they should. But sometimes, they might run into a minor error that a simple restart can easily resolve.


  • Falagar

    He is the founder and editor of Magic Game World. He loved gaming from the moment he got a PlayStation 1 with Gran Turismo on his 7th birthday.

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