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Beyond a Steel Sky Won’t Launch Fix

Beyond a Steel Sky does not launch for some players when they press play button on Steam Library. This guide will explain how to fix Beyond a Steel Sky that won’t launch or crash constantly.

Try the following methods in order.

Beyond a Steel Sky Won’t Launch Fix

Redistributable Packages

Install the Redistributable Packages required for the game to run normally. Go to the folder where Beyond a Steel Sky is installed and install them.

Redistributable Packages Folder Location: Steam\steamapps\common\Beyond a Steel Sky\Engine\Extras\Redist\en-us

XINPUT1_4.dll is Missing

The game may not be running because the XINPUT1_4.dll file is missing. You can fix this problem as follows:

  • Go to C:\Windows\System32
  • Find the XINPUT1_3.dll file and copy it.
  • Paste the file into the main folder where the game is installed. (Steam\steamapps\common\Beyond a Steel Sky)
  • Rename the XINPUT1_3.dll file to XINPUT1_4.dll.
  • Also copy and paste that XINPUT1_4.dll file into the System32 folder.

Verify Game Files

You should verify the game files.

  • Go to the Steam library
  • Right-click on the Beyond a Steel Sky
  • Select Properties
  • Go to the LOCAL FILES tab


You should update the GPU drivers and check for Windows updates.

Nvidia drivershttps://www.nvidia.com/download/index.aspx
AMD drivershttps://www.amd.com/en/technologies/radeon-software

Last Updated on 20 July, 2020 1:15 am EDT

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