How to fix Crusader Kings 3 Windows 8.1 Launch Issues on PC

Crusader Kings 3 Windows 8.1
Crusader Kings 3

Crusader Kings 3 is a grand strategy game from Paradox Interactive. The title is finally available on PC and is one of the highest-rated games of the year. It is the latest entry in the highly popular series and is doing well on PC. There are a few technical issues users are facing, but nothing that can’t be easily fixed. If you are running into Crusader Kings 3 Windows 8.1 Launch Issues, here is how you can fix those.

The game has Very Positive reviews on Steam, and over 90,000 players were playing it at launch, making it one of the biggest Steam releases of the year. It also has a Metacritic score of 91.

Crusader Kings 3 Windows 8.1 Launch Issues

A few users have noted that the game doesn’t launch on Windows 8.1. To fix this, all you need to do is update your Windows, and make sure you run the game after the update is complete.

You can manually update Windows 8.1 as well by following the instructions below.

  • Make sure your PC is plugged in and connected to the Internet using a non-metered connection. Don’t disconnect, unplug, or turn off your PC while the update is being installed.
  • Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap Settings, and then tap Change PC settings. (If you’re using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, click Settings, and then click Change PC settings.)
  • Tap or click Update and recovery, and then tap or click Windows Update.
  • Tap or click Check now.
  • If updates are found, tap or click View details.
  • Here, you will see all the available updates.
  • Download and install whatever is listed.

That’s all you have to do for the game to run.

While you are here, make sure you check out our other guides for Crusader Kings 3 as well.


You can now purchase the title on Steam from the following link


You can now purchase the title on Windows Store from the following link

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