Civ 6 Stuck on Loading, Please Wait

Having trouble with Civ 6 getting stuck on the loading screen? Let’s explore some potential solutions.

Check for game updates and install any available patches to fix potential bugs causing the “please wait” issue.

Implement Automatic Startup Repair

To implement automatic startup repair for Civ 6 stuck on loading, please wait, follow these steps. First, restart your computer and press the F8 key repeatedly as it boots up. This will bring up the Advanced Boot Options menu. Select “Repair Your Computer” and then choose “Startup Repair.

” This will scan your computer for any issues and attempt to fix them automatically. If this doesn’t work, you may need to try other troubleshooting steps such as verifying game files or reinstalling the game.

Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.” – Joyce Meyer

Adjust Windows Defender and Disable Certain Services

Windows Defender settings

  • Open Windows Security by clicking on the Start button and selecting Settings.
  • Click on Virus & threat protection.
  • Select Manage settings under Virus & threat protection settings.
  • Turn off Real-time protection.

Disable Certain Services

  • Open Run by pressing Windows+R.
  • Type services.msc and press Enter.
  • Locate the Windows Update service, right-click on it, and select Properties.
  • Change the Startup type to Disabled.
    Locate the Windows Update service, right-click on it, and select Properties.
Change the Startup type to Disabled.
  • Click OK to save the changes.

Perform Rollback Changes and System Restores

System restore screen

Performing Rollback Changes and System Restores can help resolve the issue of Civ 6 being stuck on loading. First, try performing a rollback of recent changes made to your system. To do this, go to the Control Panel and select “Recovery.” From there, choose “Open System Restore” and follow the on-screen instructions to restore your system to a previous point in time.

If the rollback does not resolve the issue, you can try performing a System Restore. To do this, go to the Control Panel and select “Recovery.” Then, choose “Open System Restore” and follow the on-screen instructions to restore your system to a previous point in time when Civ 6 was working properly.

Performing these steps can help resolve the issue of Civ 6 being stuck on loading, allowing you to get back to enjoying the game.

Consider Peripheral Devices and Reset Options

A computer mouse and keyboard representing peripheral devices and reset options.

Peripheral Devices Reset Options
Mouse Restart the game
Keyboard Check for game updates
Game controller Verify game files
Headset Reset graphics settings
External hard drive Reinstall the game
Was this article helpful?
YesNo