After I press play nothing happens

Says launching and goes back to PLAY button.

Only got problem with War3, all other games like Diablo 2, WoW, HS all works fine and fast.

Tried to reisntall to different places but nothing


Same… I opened a ticket and they made me do so many “possible fix” and nothing works. Gonna have to ask for a refund if I can’t play the game anymore.


When you press play, all this action does is run the game’s .exe. It’s being launched, but the game crashes before it can produce any crash errors. When you run into a crash like this, it is challenging as Windows Error Reports or a game crash error might not show up at all, giving no clues.

In most cases, this is a third-party conflict causing the game not to be able to interact with system resources like drivers correctly or, in some rare cases, if OneDrive or other backup services are locking documents so the game can’t read or make settings to launch.

I recommend the following troubleshooting:

  1. Try the steps Here, which will disable startup programs and allow you to narrow down a third-party software conflict.

  2. If you have a Warcraft III folder within Documents, make sure OneDrive is not backing it up; if you don’t, try temporarily disabling all Document backups following the steps Here.

If the issue were to continue, make sure to contact our support team Here and provide them your system files.

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