Sims 4 users are facing game launch issues after the latest update. The issue is common among those who have recently updated their game, and when it’s back on live mode, the game is not starting. There is no error displayed on the screen, but Sims 4 remains stagnant on the Game Loading in Progress screen. Here are some quick steps to fix the Sims 2 Gaming Not Loading Error.
How to Fix Game Loading in Progress Error in Sims 4?
If you had purchased the game from Steam then repairing the game files will fix the issue. But before that, it is necessary to back up Sims 5 Save Game Files.
- Go to Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\saves
- Copy the entire Save Folder on your Desktop.
- Then Launch Steam and right-click on the Sims 4.
- Go to Properties > Installed Files > Verify Integrity of Game Files.
After the Steam launcher checks everything and replaces the damaged file, restore the Save Game folder to its original location. Restart your PC once and launch Sims 4. The game will launch as it was before, and if this bug appears again then retry the same thing. If you have good internet speed then re-installing Sims 4 will fix this issue. The error occurs due to damaged game files.
Reset Sims 4 to Factory Settings without Re-installing
Another way to fix various game bugs is by resetting it to default factory settings. This will fix the majority of game issues like Sims 4 stuck at launch, game crash, etc.
- Go to Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4
- Rename theSims4 folder to theSims4_backup.
- Launch the game and a new Sims 4 folder will be created in Documents\Electronic Arts\.
You will lose all your customization, just check if the game is working properly. Check out all settings, start a new game, and try out all the features. If all is well then copy the content of theSims4_backup folder to the new theSims4 folder. Reboot your system once and launch the game.
If Sims 4 Loading in Progress bugs appear again then it means your Save files are corrupt. You might be using some mods or third-party scripts which is causing the issue. You have to get rid of the game. Or else there is no other way to repair the game.