Error: "Failed to initialize STEAM"

This error can happen if PUBG is unable to load Steam properly.

 Please try the following troubleshooting steps:

  1. Try to launch Steam and PUBG as an administrator
  2. Try to re-install Steam from Control Panel
  3. Try to change or remove all Steam Launch options (if any)
  4. Editing Launch settings to -autoconfig or -windowed
  • Right-click on the game title under the Library in Steam and select Properties.
  • Under the General tab click the Set launch options… button.
  • Enter the launch options, -autoconfig or -windowed (be sure to separate each code with space) and click OK.
  • Close the game’s Properties window and launch the game.

 If the issue persists contact PUBG Player Support with the screenshot of the error.

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