Halo Infinite – the much-awaited first-person shooting game is now available for PC users. The excitement to play the game was at its peak only when a lot of users started noticing that Halo Infinite Campaign is not working on PC (both Windows 11 and Windows 10 users).
While there could be many reasons why Halo Infinite is not launching on PC Xbox App, we’ve found workable ways that can fix this bug or issue. Apart from Halo Infinite not launching on PC, a lot of users have also noticed that when opening the game, it walks you through Microsoft Store’s Gaming Services option – this shouldn’t happen.
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How to Fix Halo Infinite Xbox Gaming Services Issue on PC
Here are some ways to fix Halo Infinite Campain game pass not working or redirect you to Microsoft Store’s Gaming Services option.
1. Install Gaming Services from Microsoft Store
If you’re playing an Xbox Game for the 1st time on your PC, you must install Gaming Services available on the Microsoft Store. Upon opening the Halo Infinite game, it asks you to install Gaming Services. Click on the Install option and click on Yes to allow to complete the process. Once done, you will be able to play Halo Infinite Campaign on your PC.
But the users who have already installed Gaming Services are still being taken to Gaming Services and they’re unable to see the Install option for the same. To fix, it, follow the below-given methods.
2. Repair and Reset Gaming Services
To repair and rest the Gaming Services, follow the below-given steps!
Press Win + I on your keyboard or type Settings in the search box to open the Settings App
Now, click on Apps and then click on Apps & Features.
Use the search box to find Gaming Services and click on the Advanced option by right-clicking it (for Windows 11, click on three dots on the right)
Scroll down a bit and click on the Repair option and try to launch the game from the Xbox App.
If you’re still facing the issue, click on the Reset option and launch the Halo Infinite game from the Xbox App.
While this method worked for a lot of Halo Infinite gamers, it may not work for you. In such a case, you can proceed with the other methods explained below.
3. Get Updates from the Microsoft Store
This is one of the simplest ways to fix Halo Infinite Campaign not working on PC.
Open the Microsoft Store and follow the below steps
- For Windows 11 users – Click on Libary from the left bottom and click on Get Updates.
- For Windows 10 users – Click on three dots on the top-right corner, click on Download & Update.
Once the updates are downloaded and done, you can launch Halo Infinite from your Xbox App and see if it’s working.
4. Uninstall and Reinstall Gaming Services on your PC
This will reset the Gaming Services completely. Instead of trying the conventional method to do this, you can do it using Windows Powershell within a fraction of minutes. Here’s how to do it:
Open the Windows search box and type “Powershell” and right-click on the Windows PowerShell app to Run as Administrator. Click on Yes to allow the same.
Now, copy and paste this command in Windows PowerShell: get-appxpackage Microsoft.GamingServices | remove-AppxPackage -all users
Then press Enter key to uninstall the Gaming Services from your Windows PC or laptop.
Once done, copy and paste this command: start ms-windows-store://pdp/?productid=9MWPM2CQNLHN
Then press Enter key to execute the command.
Once done, it will launch Gaming Services in Microsoft Store. Click on Install and click on Yes to allow.
Now, launch the game from your Xbox App and it should definitely work for you this time. If you still have your fingers crossed and it didn’t work, follow the below-given method.
5. Delete Gaming Services using Registry Editor
Open the Registry Editor using the Windows search bar.
Follow this path on the Registry Editor: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\GamingServices
Click on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, then click on System, click on CurrentControlSet, and then Services
Now, scroll down to find GamingServices and GamingServicesNet. Right-click on each one of them to Delete it by clicking on Yes later on.
Note: Before deleting it, make sure you take a backup of the same. To do so, click on GamingServices, click on File from top-left and click on Export. Save this export file on your PC and import it back if needed (if anything goes wrong).
Once you delete them, restart your Windows PC using the restart option from the power button.
After the system restarts, open Windows PowerShell as Administrator (as explained in the 4th method) and click on Yes to allow.
Upon opening the Windows PowerShell, run this command: start ms-windows-store://pdp/?productid=9MWPM2CQNLHN and then press Enter key on your PC
This will open the Microsoft Store’s Gaming Services. Click on the Install button and wait for the installation process to complete.
Once done, launch the Halo Infinite game on your PC using Xbox App and we’re sure it will work this time around. Well, if this still doesn’t work for you, here’s the last method explained by a Reddit user that has worked like a charm for a lot of Halo Infinite gamers around the world.
6. Reset and Reinstall Halo Infinite Campaign on your PC
This is a 100% working method if you’re facing issues with Halo Infinite Campaign not working on PC. Here’s how you can do it.
Press Win + I to open the Settings App and click on the Apps option from the left-hand side.
Now, search for Halo Infinite app from the list and right-click on it (if you’re a Windows 10 user) or click on three dots (if you’re a Windows 11 user) to find Advanced Options.
Scroll down to find the Reset option. Click on the Reset button.
Next, open the Xbox App and reinstall Halo Infinite game on your PC.
These are the best possible ways to fix the halo Infinite Xbox Gaming Services bug on your PC. We hope this works for you and enjoy your game.
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Here’s the video that explains all the above 5 methods in detail with step by step procedure. Most of the above-given screenshots were captured from this video.
Did You Fix Halo Infinite Not Launching Due to Gaming Services Issue?
We hope that one of the above given 6 methods would surely solve the issue of Halo Infinite not launching due to Gaming Services of the Microsoft Store. You can tag us on Twitter in your Tweet if you’re still facing any issues with Halo Infinite and we will look into it to find a reliable solution. Stay tuned with us for more updates on Halo Infinite bugs.