How to fix Prodeus not launching issue on PC (Steam)

Prodeus not launching

Prodeus is an indie first-person shooter from Bounding Box Software Inc and Humble Games. The game is now available on Steam as an Early Access title. This means that there will be some technical problems that players will run into. If you are on PC and are facing the Prodeus not launching issue, here is how you can fix it.

The game currently has Very Positive reviews on Steam, and looks like a solid release so far.

Prodeus not launching issue

A few users have complained that they game doesn’t launch for them, and the developers are aware of this. For now, if you are getting this issue, here are a few things you can try to fix it.

Fix 1: Unplug (custom) controllers

Try unplugging any controllers you have attached to the PC. For some odd reason, custom controllers can stop the game from launching. The developers are aware of this, and are adding exceptions by collecting data. For the moment, simply disconnect controllers while trying to play the game.


Make sure you are on the latest versions of your GPU drivers. You can download these from the links below


Make sure you are on the latest version of your operating system. To update your Windows, follow the steps below.

  • Click on Start, and go to Settings
  • Here, select Update and Security
  • Click on Windows Update

If you have a pending update, it will give you the details for it.

Prodeus System Requirements

To play this game on PC, you need the following specifications

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7+
  • Processor: CPU @ 2+ GHz, 4 cores
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVidia GTX 580 or AMD HD 7870
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7+
  • Processor: CPU @ 3+ GHz, 8 cores
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVidia GTX 1050 or AMD RX 560
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

Prodeus on Steam

You can now purchase the game on Steam from the following link.

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