Fix: Isonzo Won’t Launch or Not Loading on PC

Isonzo is a tactical new World War 1 (WW1) FPS game developed by Blackmill Games and M2H. The game is now available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, Microsoft Windows, and Linux. After the launch, some players are experiencing Isonzo’s game Won’t Launch or Not Loading on Windows PC, which is unexpected.

It looks like the game has some common issues with the launching, just like other PC games where players may get affected by the startup crashing or not launching issues in most scenarios. These days, PC and console games can have multiple issues with the startup or crashes for several reasons. Now, if you’re also facing the same issue, you can try following this troubleshooting guide completely to fix it.


Fix: Isonzo Won’t Launch or Not Loading on PC

Therefore, the chances are high that your Isonzo game isn’t launching due to several possible reasons such as outdated graphics drivers, an outdated game version, missing or corrupted game files, unnecessary background tasks, etc. While an outdated Windows version, issues with the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable, vault cache of the Epic Games Launcher can cause a lot of trouble to you.

Sometimes antivirus-related issues, running the game or client without having administrator access, issues with the installed game files, etc may trigger the game not loading or won’t launch problems whatsoever. It’s recommended to follow all the methods one by one until the problem gets fixed. So, without further ado, let’s jump into it.

1. Run the game as an administrator

Make sure to run the game exe file as an administrator to avoid user account control regarding privilege issues. You should also run the Epic Games Launcher as an administrator on your PC. To do this:

  • Right-click on the Isonzo exe shortcut file on your PC.
  • Now, select Properties > Click on the Compatibility tab.

  • Make sure to click on the Run this program as an administrator checkbox to checkmark it.
  • Click on Apply and select OK to save changes.

Make sure to do the same steps for the Epic Games Launcher too.

2. Update Graphics Drivers

It’s always required to update graphics drivers on your Windows system to run all the programs smoothly. To do this:

  • Right-click on the Start Menu to open up the Quick Access Menu.
  • Click on Device Manager from the list.
  • Now, double-click on the Display adapters category to expand the list.

  • Then right-click on the dedicated graphics card name.
  • Select Update driver > Choose Search automatically for drivers.
  • If there is an update available, it’ll automatically download and install the latest version.
  • Once done, make sure to reboot your computer to change effects.

Alternatively, you can manually download the latest version of the graphics driver and install it directly from the official website respective to your graphics card manufacturer. Nvidia graphics card users can update the GeForce Experience app via the Nvidia official site. Meanwhile, AMD graphics card users can visit the AMD website for the same.

3. Update Windows

Updating Windows OS build is always essential for PC users as well as PC gamers to reduce system glitches, compatibility issues, and crashes. Meanwhile, the latest version mostly includes additional features, improvements, security patches, and more. To do that:

  • Press Windows + I keys to open up the Windows Settings menu.
  • Next, click on Update & Security > Select Check for updates under the Windows Update section.
  • If there is a feature update available, select Download and install.
  • It may take a while to complete the update.
  • Once done, restart your computer to install the update.

4. Set High Priority in Task Manager

Make your game priority in the higher segment via the Task Manager to tell your Windows system to run the game properly. To do this:

  • Right-click on the Start Menu > Select Task Manager.
  • Click on the Processes tab > Right-click on the Isonzo game task.
  • Select Set Priority to High > Close Task Manager.
  • Finally, run the Isonzo game to check if it crashes on the PC or not.

5. Use Epic Games Launcher Troubleshooting Feature

The Epic Games Launcher has a cool Troubleshoot feature that allows users to use it if something is wrong with the launcher itself. To do so:

  • Open Epic Games Launcher > Click on your Profile section located on the top-right corner.
  • Click on Settings > Scroll down and click on ‘Troubleshoot’.
  • Wait for the process to be completed.
  • Once done, exit and re-launch the Epic Games Launcher to check for the issue.

6. Reset Vault Cache on Epic Games Launcher

If performing the Epic Games Launcher troubleshoot didn’t come in handy then you can try resetting the vault cache by following the steps below.

  • Open Epic Games Launcher > Click on your Profile section located on the top-right corner.
  • Click on Settings > Scroll down a bit and click on ‘Edit Vault Cache Location’.
  • Now, click on it and select ‘Reset’.
  • Once done, re-launch Epic Games Launcher.

7. Set High Performance in Power Options

If in case, your Windows system is running on the Balanced mode in Power Options, just set the High-Performance mode for better results. Although this option will take higher power usage or battery usage. To do this:

  • Click on the Start Menu > Type Control Panel and click on it from the search result.
  • Now, go to Hardware and Sound > Select Power Options.
  • Click on High Performance to select it.
  • Make sure to close the window and fully shut down your computer. To do this, click on the Start Menu > Go to Power > Shut Down.
  • Once your computer is fully turned off, you can power it on again.

8. Whitelist Isonzo on Antivirus Software

Sometimes it may also be possible that somehow your default Windows antivirus program is too aggressive to handle third-party tasks without specific permissions. So, you should whitelist the game file as well as the Epic Games Launcher application on the antivirus software. To do that:

  • Go to Windows Settings by pressing Win+I keys.
  • Click on Update & Security > Select Windows Security.
  • Click on Virus & threat protection > Under Virus & threat protection, click on Manage Settings.
  • Under Exclusions, click on Add or remove exclusions.
  • Click on Add an exclusion > Select File.
  • Browse to the location where you’ve installed Isonzo.
  • Just select the wonderlands.exe application file and add it to the whitelist.
  • Next, head over to the installed Epic Games Launcher directory and add the EpicGamesLauncher.exe application file.
  • Once both files are added to the whitelist, reboot your PC to apply changes.

9. Reinstall Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime

Make sure to reinstall the Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime on your computer to completely fix multiple gaming issues or errors. To do that:

  • Press the Windows key from the keyboard to open up the Start Menu.

  • Type Apps & Features and click on it from the search result.
  • Now, locate the Microsoft Visual C++ program(s) in the list.

  • Select each program and click on Uninstall.
  • Visit the official Microsoft website and download the latest Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime.
  • Once done, install it on your computer, and restart the system to change effects.

10. Repair Game Files

If in case, there is an issue with the game files and somehow it gets corrupted or missing then make sure to perform this method to easily check for the issue.

Verify Game Files on Steam:

  • Launch Steam > Click on Library.
  • Right-click on Isonzo from the list of installed games.
  • Now, click on Properties > Go to Local Files.

  • Click on Verify Integrity of Game Files.
  • You’ll have to wait for the process until it gets completed.
  • Once done, just restart your computer.

Verify Game Files on Epic:

  • Open the Epic Games Launcher > Click on Library.
  • Click on the three-dots icon of Isonzo.
  • Click on Verify, and it’ll start verifying the game files.
  • Wait for the process to complete and restart the launcher.

11. Update Isonzo

If in case, you haven’t updated your Isonzo game for a while, then make sure to follow the steps below to check for updates and install the latest patch (if available). To do this:

Steam Users:

  • Open the Steam client > Go to Library > Click on Isonzo from the left pane.
  • It’ll automatically search for the available update. If there is an update available, make sure to click on Update.
  • It may take some time to install the update > Once done, close the Steam client.
  • Finally, reboot your PC to apply changes and launch the game again.

Epic Launcher Users:

  • Open the Epic Launcher client > Go to Library > Look for Isonzo from the left pane.
  • On your Isonzo application, you have to tap on the three-dot icon.
  • Make sure to check the auto-update to get a new update installation automatically.
  • It’ll automatically search for the available update. If there is an update available, make sure to click on Update.
  • Finally, reboot your PC to apply changes, and then try launching the game again

12. Try Launching the Game Directly from the Installation Path

It’s recommended to try launching the Isonzo game directly from the installation path instead of launching via Epic Games Launcher. It’ll ensure you whether there is an issue with the launcher. Just head to the installed game directory and launch the game directly by right-clicking on the wonderlands.exe file. You should select Run as administrator and click on Yes (if prompted by UAC).

13. Contact 2K Support

If none of the methods worked for you, then contact Support for further assistance. Sometimes a support agent can provide better solutions than others, and you can also raise a ticket for a quicker resolution. So, the developers can take a deep dive into it.

That’s it, guys. We hope this guide was helpful to you. For additional queries, you can comment below.

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