Yakuza: Like a Dragon is the latest entry in the long-running franchise from SEGA. This is the first time the title has launched on PC with consoles as well. If you are on PC and are running into the Yakuza like a dragon not launching issue, here is how you can fix it.
The game has a Very Positive rating on Steam, and the title has been reviewed positively by critics as well.
Yakuza like a dragon not launching
Some users have reported that they can’t seem to launch the game at all. If you are running into this problem, here are a few things you can try.
Now, select the Compatibility tab, and here, check “Run this program as an administrator”
After this, simply relaunch Steam
This is demonstrated in the Gif below.
Fix 3: Change user folder name
Only try this fix if your Windows user name has some special letter or symbol that is not commonly used in the English language. To change your User name folder, follow the steps below for each Windows.
Create a local account with the user name you wish.
Local account creation is well hidden; here is how to find it: Settings > Accounts > Family & Other users > Other users > Add someone else to this PC > The person I want to add doesn’t have an email address > Add a user without a Microsoft account
Change account type to administrator (can skip if there is another administrator).
Remove original Microsoft linked account
Link local account to Microsoft account if you wish