19 days ago - AndrewT - Direct link
The game hasn't changed since 1.1.2 on 1 October - did you play okay between then and the 7th?


Please try these steps that some affected Gamepass users have found helped them:

forum.paradoxplaza.com

CK3 "Launching the game failed" XBox Game pass

-V1.0.3 -Windows 10 -Xbox Game pass -No mods -A lot of pain Since yesterday i am having a issue where i am unable to launch the game, it simply states with a red triangle: "Launching the game failed" To give more context, yesterday i... forum.paradoxplaza.com forum.paradoxplaza.com
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Unable to launch the game on Xbox Game Pass

For some reason, CK III stopped launching on Xbox Game Pass. Even this morning, it was still working. Now I click on "Play" on the Paradox Launcher, it loads a little, then turns off. Does anyone have a similar problem? forum.paradoxplaza.com forum.paradoxplaza.com
AND make sure you are running the game from the beta Xbox app, not the Win 10 store app.  
18 days ago - AndrewT - Direct link
psychopie said: Hi Andrew, I played fine up until Oct 3rd. I only tried to play again on the 5th and I couldn't and still can't. I tried everything the those 2 threads you linked, no luck.

There was a Xbox App update that got installed on my computer on Oct 5th. Since others on this thread are mentioning they've been playing fine up until now, it seems like it could be the culprit.

Note however that other games I've played on Xbox pass since I've been having problems with CK3 are working fine.
Wreth said: Same issue here - I've been playing fine since release and on October 5 this issue came out of nowhere. I was playing fine on October 4. It's occurring on two different PCs I have so I'm really wondering if it's a Gamepass service issue with some accounts?

Between October 4 and October 5 the only changes on my PC that are likely are Windows Defender definition updates, a Microsoft Store update and a Gaming Services Update (through the MS Store)

I start the game through the Xbox app which is no longer beta. The launcher starts, but after clicking Play the ck3.exe hangs and doesn't load. Windows reports it as not responding (and I've waited several minutes).

Things I've tried including those referenced by AndrewT:
- re-installed game
- wiped \Documents\Paradox Interactive\Crusader Kings III
- moved install to different drives
- tried a second PC (same Xbox account)
- disabled Windows Defender (via registry)
- deleted wgs folder
- reset and repaired "app" through Windows 10 settings -> Apps and Features

Logs attached. AndrewT I'd be happy to share more info or go through more thorough troubleshooting as this seems to be impacting more and more of us.
Can you both check for any updates to the Xbox app and any associated MS apps, AND update to the new nVidia driver 27.21.14.5671 released today please.  





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Unable to launch the game on Xbox Game Pass
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CK3 "Launching the game failed" XBox Game pass
-V1.0.3 -Windows 10 -Xbox Game pass -No mods -A lot of pain Since yesterday i am having a issue where i am unable to launch the game, it simply states with...


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