How to fix The Outer Worlds Crash on Launch Issue on PC

The Outer Worlds Screenshot

The Outer Worlds is an action role-playing video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Private Division. The game is now available on PC and consoles, and if you’re running into The Outer Worlds Crash on Launch Issue on PC, here’s how you can fix it.

Fix The Outer Worlds Crash on Launch Issue on PC

This issue is only happening with the Game Pass version as well, and it is tied to the Windows Media Feature Pack.

  • Head over to the following link
  • Select Media Pack Feature – Version 1903 (May 2019)

The Outer Worlds Crash on Launch Issue

  • Download it, and install
  • Restart your PC, and then the crashing issue will be fixed next time you run the game

The Outer Worlds System Requirements

If you want to run the game on PC, you’ll need the following specifications


  • OS: Windows 7 (SP1) 64bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-3225 or AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
  • RAM: 4GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 650 Ti or AMD HD 7850
  • HDD Space: 40GB


  • OS: Windows 10 64bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-7700K  or Ryzen 5 1600
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 1060 6GB or Radeon RX 470
  • HDD Space: 40GB

While you’re here, make sure you check out our other guides for the game.

Epic Games Store Exclusivity

The game is currently only available through the Epic Games Store and Xbox Game Pass on PC, but we’ll see it on Steam next year as well.

What do you think about the game so far? Did this guide help you? Let us know in the comments below and share your thoughts.

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