Frequently Asked Question

Help, my game won't start!
Last Updated 3 years ago

There are a variety of reasons why the game may not be starting.

Start by clearing your download cache.

If you have an old CPU try the legacy build:

Please make sure your DirectX install is complete:

You may also need to install the Visual C++ Redistributable:


Are your graphics drivers really up to date? No really; not updated two months ago... have you updated them in the last week?

For network access please make sure your firewall, antivirus or security suite are not blocking:

  • TCP port 20545
  • internet connections for Planetary Annihilation and CoherentUI

If you don't know how to do this, you'll need to web search some tutorials since it's different on every single router.

And be sure to check out the minimum system requirements for both online and offline:

Please Wait!

Please wait... it will take a second!