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You also can generate and review your Dx Diag and MSInfo files; Dx Diag files show your system specs, and MSInfo files have a “Windows Error Reporting” section showing what is failing if your game crashes.
From the Library section, right-click on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and select Properties from the menu. Select the “Local files” tab and click the “Verify integrity of game cache…” button. Steam will verify the game’s files – this process may take several minutes.
If you are still experiencing issues and none of these steps have helped, please submit a request to our support team and include your Dx Diag, MSInfo, and files generated through the steps above.
Have you ever downloaded a large 20GB+ game on Steam only to find out that it won't run due to corrupt or missing files?
, and we are looking into them and gathering more information from users.
We want everyone to have the best experience possible, and will continue supporting the title with upcoming patches.
Fortunately for you, we've created a brief how-to guide on how to resolve these issues so you don't have to come up with an intricate work around or have to re-download your games.