Fix The Finals: Cannot Launch Game On Arch Linux

Jatin Chhabra

Fix The Finals : Cannot Launch Game On Arch Linux

The finals players have reported an issue where the players are unable to launch the game on Arch Linux. We’ve gathered a few solutions and tested them to fix the error Cannot Launch Game On Arch Linux

How to Fix The Finals: Cannot Launch Game On Arch Linux

If you’re experiencing difficulties launching The Finals on Arch Linux, fear, Here are steps From Steam Community you can take to troubleshoot and resolve the issue.

Shader Compilation Error

If you’re encountering a vkCreateRayTracingPipelinesKHR error after shader compilation, it’s likely a specific issue with the interaction between Arch Linux and The Finals. Here are some potential solutions:

Replace RenderSystem_GL.so

Some users have reported success in replacing the game’s RenderSystem_GL.so file with the one from Debian’s repositories. Follow these steps to try this workaround:

  1. Locate the RenderSystem_GL.so file in The Finals game directory on your Arch Linux system.
  2. Backup the original RenderSystem_GL.so file.
  3. Download the RenderSystem_GL.so file from Debian’s repositories or another trusted source.
  4. Replace the original RenderSystem_GL.so file with the downloaded one.
  5. Try launching the game again to see if the issue persists.

DLSS Configuration

If you’re unable to enable DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling) from the in-game settings, you can manually modify the game’s configuration file. Follow these steps:

  1. Open a terminal window on your Arch Linux system.
  2. Run the following command to find the game’s configuration file: Find / -type f -name "GameUserSettings.ini" -path "*/pfx/drive_c/users/steamuser/AppData/Local/Discovery/Saved/Config/WindowsClient/*" 2> /dev/null
  3. This command should return the full path to the configuration file.
  4. Use a text editor to open the configuration file (e.g., Nano, vim, or edit).
  5. Look for the DLSS settings in the configuration file and modify them as needed to enable DLSS.
  6. Save the changes and exit the text editor.
  7. Try launching the game again to see if DLSS is now enabled and if the launch issue is resolved.

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