How to fix “Unable to start game and accept permissions error” on Epic Games Store in Saints Row

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You are not alone if you are trying to figure out how to fix the Unable to start the game and accept permissions errors on Epic Games. The error commonly prevents users from launching the Saints Row reboot, and the reason is unknown. Luckily, some users managed to get past the error by performing rigorous troubleshooting steps.

However, none of these troubleshooting steps are 100 percent guaranteed to fix the problem. Some steps may need to be done multiple times before achieving the desired results. Another issue is that some steps may only work once or not even work at all. 

Because of this, you may need to wait for an official fix from either Epic Games or Volition before the error goes away for good. We recommend the following troubleshooting steps to fix the Unable to start the game and accept permissions error on Epic Games error on Saints Row:

  • Restart PC
  • Restart Game
  • Relaunch Epic Games 
  • Reinstall Saints Row
  • Verify Files

We recommend starting with the most simple steps from the steps listed above. That said, begin with restarting Saints Row 2022 and restarting your Epic Games Launcher. If neither step works, try restarting your PC, but if restarting your PC doesn't work, your next step should be to verify your game files. 

Related: How to unlock the signature ability for each weapon in Saints Row

How to Verify Saints Row Files on Epic Games 

To verify files on Epic Games for Saints Row 2022, you must locate the game under installed games inside your Library. When you locate Saints Row, press the three dots under its game icon and click the Manage option. Under Manage, you can find the option to verify files at the top of a small tab. Clicking verify files will start a game check, and if Saints Row is missing any files, the launcher will download them and repair your game. 

For more on Saints Row Reboot, we at Pro Game Guides have you covered with guides like How to play Saints Row co-op and Best Saints Row Game – All Saints Row Games, Ranked.

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