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Fixed: Unable to Launch Game, Please Verify Your Game Data

Fixed Unable to Launch Game, Please Verify Your Game Data

A message popped up “Unable to launch game, please verify your game data” while Playing Red Dead Redemption 2, GTA V, GTA Online on PC.

If you are using Epic game launcher, Rockstar game launcher, or Steam and see this error, then don’t worry.

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In this article, we have explained the solutions to fix the unable to launch game error for Windows 10/11 PC.

Common Errors and Causes

Apart from seeing unable to launch the game, please verify your game data users can also get these errors while playing GTA 5 or Red Dead Redemption.

After searching its causes on different forums we have come to the conclusion that the unable to launch game error occurs:

How To Fix Unable to Launch Game, Please Verify Your Game Data

Apply these fixes if you are stuck with unable to launch games on Steam or Epic games.

Fix 1. Sign Out from Launchers

Many players reported that all they can do is to see the menu screen but they can’t play GTA V or RDR 2 due to an account sign-in problem.

Just create a new account and then get it verified using the launcher.

If you can easily sign in, then try to sign out from your Steam, EPIC, Rockstar Launcher, and then sign in again.

Fix 2. Verify Integrity of Game Files

Soon the Unable to launch game, please verify your game data error appear the first thing you should try is to verify the game files.

For Rockstart Game Launcher:

Once the process completes you will see a message telling you that your game is verified and ready to play.

How To Verify Game Data Epic Games launcher:

It will take a couple of minutes, during that process launcher will re-download any missing or corrupted game file.

For Steam launcher:

Fix 3. Download Free VPN

It’s not clear what connection does VPN has for solving the unable to launch the game.

Many users on forums confirmed that they downloaded a free VPN software and changed it to a different country. Amazingly it has fixed the unable to launch game, please verify your game data error.

Fix 4. Run Launcher As Administrator

To run games on PC they require administrator privileges to perform smoothly. If the games failed on every launch it means you are running the launcher without administrator rights.

Follow these steps:

Fix 5. Quit Processes on Windows PC

You will experience game launching problems if there is third-party software running in the background causing the interruption.

Furthermore, if you have MSI to ASUS mainboard then you need to close certain process

If you are also running a PC monitoring tool, uninstall them and remove AppData from Windows 10/11.

Fix 6. Close Launcher Processes

This fix is also tested and confirmed by users. All you need to do is to close the Epic Game launcher, Rockstar Game launcher, or Steam.

Then open Task Manager and close all the processes running in it including Rockstar Social Club Service.

Now relaunch the game launcher and try to run the game.

Fix 7. Disable Sound Card Drivers

If you have the following audio drivers installed on your PC then try to disable them.

It’s quite weird as to how these sound drivers messed with your game launch but it surely fixes the issue.

Fix 8. Delete the Rockstar Social Club Folder

Another lot of users confirmed that by deleting the Rockstar Social Club folder you can fix the unable to launch game, please verify your game data problem on PC.

Follow these steps:

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