How to fix game error - code g12?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The error code g12 is a game error that occurs when the game cannot start because of a corrupt or missing file. This error code can also occur if the game is not installed properly.

1. Restart the game

  1. Press the "Start" button on your game console.
  2. Select the "Settings" option from the menu.
  3. Select the "System" tab.
  4. Select the "Restart System" option.
  5. The game will restart and the error will be fixed.

2. Quit and restart the game

  1. Click on the "Play" button in the Steam client to start the game again
  2. In the game, press "Ctrl+Alt+Delete" (or Windows key + R) to open the "Task Manager"
  3. In the "Task Manager", click on the "Startup" tab
  4. In the "Startup" tab, click on the "Quit" button
  5. In the "Quit" dialog box, click on the "Yes" button
  6. Restart the game
  7. In the "Task Manager", click on the "Startup" tab again
  8. In the "Startup" tab, click on the "Restart" button

3. Update the game

  1. Open the game and go to the "Settings" tab
  2. Under "System Settings", select "Update"
  3. On the "Update Options" screen, select "Check for Update"
  4. If an update is available, it will be downloaded and installed
  5. Once the update is installed, the "Check for Update" screen will reappear and you will be prompted to restart the game
  6. After the game is restarted, you will be prompted to update the game again
  7. If the update fails, you can try manually downloading and installing the update
  8. If the update still fails, you can try reinstalling the game

Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. Verify the game files.
  2. Reinstall the game.