How To Scan and Repair Blizzard Game Files (Battle.net)

Blizzard Entertainment Inc is an American video game developer and publisher or a fully-fledged company that offers plenty of popular video games for a long time. The game company has a dedicated online platform and storefront for purchasing and playing exclusive games which is known as “Blizzard Battle.net”. Now, if you’re one of the Blizzard game owners then you can check this guide to Scan and Repair Blizzard Game Files via the Battle.net client.

Currently, Blizzard is owned by Activision and that’s why some people call it ‘Activision Blizzard’ in most cases. Battle.net client allows PC users to install Blizzard and Activision-specific video games then play them directly on the Windows computer. However, most PC games do come with multiple bugs or issues that may occur in some conflicts with the game launching or during the gameplay, or even downloading/updating the game whatsoever.

If you’re also one of the Blizzard or Activision PC gamers then you may have encountered issues with the game files or launching the game or stuck at downloading the patch update, etc. Therefore, it’s always recommended to verify and repair the installed game files on your PC directly via the Battle.net client (specific to the Blizzard and Activision games). Such as Call of Duty titles, Overwatch, Warcraft, Diablo, StarCraft, or HearthStone, etc.

How To Scan and Repair Blizzard Game Files (Battle.net)

How To Scan and Repair Blizzard Game Files (Battle.net)

Verifying and repairing the installed game files on your Windows computer via the Battle.net client will allow PC users to automatically fix multiple issues. If a game file is missing or corrupted for some unexpected reason then it’s a good idea to scan and repair the Blizzard or Activision game files. It basically re-download and installs the missing or corrupted game file without any manual search or effort. So, without further ado, let’s get into the steps below.

Check for Game Updates:

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According to Blizzard Support, corrupted or damaged game files can cause a wide variety of problems and errors with game launching or gameplay. Mostly updating the game can resolve these issues in a jiffy.

  • Open the Battle.net desktop app on your PC.
  • Now, click on the particular game icon that you’re trying to repair.
  • Click on the cogwheel icon (settings) next to the Play button.
  • Finally, select Check for Updates and wait for the process to be completed. [If there is an update available, make sure to download and install the game update]

Scan and Repair Game Files:

But if the problem persists then the repairing process may come in handy for you.

  1. Launch the Battle.net client on your PC.
  2. Now, click on the particular game icon that you’re trying to repair.
  3. Click on the cogwheel icon (settings) next to the Play button.
  4. Select Scan and Repair > Click on Begin Scan.
  5. Wait for the repair to finish > Once done, close the Battle.net desktop, and reboot the PC to apply changes.

This method should resolve the game files missing or corrupted issues completely. However, if you’re unable to fix the issue then we’ll recommend you uninstall and reinstall the specific game on the PC. Otherwise, you can visit Blizzard Technical Support Forums for further assistance.

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

Credit: Blizzard Support

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