FIFA 23 Not Launching On PC: How To Fix It

If FIFA 23 doesn't launch on your PC, there could be several reasons why. Here's what you can do to get FIFA 23 running again.

FIFA 23 is not launching? Here's what you can do. | EA

FIFA 23 features a wide range of new stuff going on. Sadly, we can't all enjoy that new stuff right now, because several players are facing technical difficulties and issues on PC. The main issue is that the game cannot open for a lot of people. We'll show you some potential ways to resolve this issue.

How To Fix FIFA 23 Not Launching

Before we get to the issue, you should have a look at the minimum and recommended specifications for normal gaming:

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Processor: At least Intel Core i5 6600k or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: At least NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti or AMD Radeon RX 570
  • Storage: 100 GB available space

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 6700 or AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 or AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
  • Storage: 100 GB available space

If your PC still meets the minimum requirements and FIFA 23 won't start, just hang in there! Here are four solutions for you!

1. Running FIFA 23 As Administrator

Make sure that you are launching the game from an Admin account. Now, if that's the case, select the FIFA23.exe icon and press the right-click button. From there on, you have to select the Run as an Administrator option. This will allow you to use all the privileges and permissions of an admin, which might were restricting you from playing FIFA 23.

2. Disabling Antivirus And Windows Firewall

Antivirus programs and Windows Firewall can have an impact on the game and can stop you from starting the game flawless. So make sure that you turn them off (temporarily) and try again, launching FIFA 23.

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If FIFA 23 doesn't launch on your PC, there's a few things you can try out to solve the problem. | EA

3. Updating Graphics Drivers

Startup issues occur when your installed graphics drivers are not updated. So always make sure your graphics drivers are installed on the latest version. To do this, you can go to AMD and Nvidia official websites to download the latest drivers. Once you have installed the updated drivers, launch FIFA 23 to check if the issues still exist.

4. Reinstalling Anti-Cheat Program

Last but not least, a method that was suggested within in the FIFA community. Follow the steps to reinstall the Anti-Cheat program:

  • Head over to the file directory of the Anti-cheat program. Its default file directory will be: Local Disk:\Program Files\EA\AC
  • Afterward, go and launch the Anticheat program and select the Uninstallation option.
  • You have to run the Steam or Origin launcher to start FIFA 23.
  • As you start FIFA 23, the Anti-cheat program will be reinstalled automatically.
  • Now, restart your PC and launch the game, again
  • Make sure to choose the Run as an Administrator option as you launch Steam or Origin launcher.

Hopefully that one worked.

5. Reinstalling FIFA 23

If you have tried all the previous steps, but FIFA 23 does not start, there is only one last option left. Some game files may be damaged beyond repair. The last option is to reinstall the game and try again.

Good luck getting FIFA to run!

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