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How to fix Mafia Definitive Edition Not Launching Issue on PC

Mafia Definitive Edition Not Launching Issue
Mafia: Definitive Edition

Mafia Definitive Edition is the remake of the original action-adventure that came out back in 2002. This is a modern retelling of the classic from Hanger 13 and 2K. The title is available on PC through Steam and on Xbox One and PS4. If you are on PC and are running into the Mafia Definitive Edition Not Launching Issue, here is how you can fix it.

The game has Very Positive reviews on Steam, and much better reception when compared to the other two entries and their definitive editions.

Mafia Definitive Edition Not Launching Issue

A few users can’t seem to get the game working, primarily because of the launcher. This occurs when players try to either use the icon shortcut from Steam, or the Play button in the Library. You can get the game running by following the steps mentioned below.

  • Open your Steam library and right-click on Mafia: Definitive Edition
  • Select Properties, and now head to the LOCAL FILES tab
  • Here, select BROWSE LOCAL FILES. This will take you to where the game is installed
Mafia Definitive Edition Not Launching Issue
Browse Local Files
  • Now, in this folder, instead of running the game with the launcher, run it with mafiadefinitiveedition.exe
Mafia Definitive Edition Not Launching Issue
Launch Directly
  • This will launch the game
  • To make sure the game runs through this every time, simply disable the launcher in-game. You could also create a shortcut for the exe and launch it from there.

While you here, make sure you check out our other guides for the game as well.

MAFIA DEFINITIVE EDITION SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

To run the game on PC, you need the following specifications

MINIMUM

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core-i5 2550K 3.4GHz / AMD FX 8120 3.1 GHz
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 / AMD Radeon HD 7870
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 50 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

RECOMMENDED

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core-i7 3770 3.4GHz / AMD FX-8350 4.2GHz
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 / AMD Radeon RX 5700
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 50 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

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