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Lost Ark Won’t Download: Why Can’t I Download Lost Ark Explained

Lost Ark Won’t Download: Why Can’t I Download Lost Ark Explained

Lost Ark is a 2.5D isometric MMORPG with a massive presence in the Korean MMO scene. The game features an intricate character creation system, mechanically fluid gameplay, a well-crafted story, and, on top of all that, a well-polished MMO experience that is almost a myth nowadays. 

On February 7th, Lost Ark pre-downloads started with the servers going live on February 8th. While a few players were busy for hours creating the ideal character in Lost Ark, most PC players weren’t even able to download the game via Steam. 

In this article, we will talk about why you weren’t able to download Lost Ark. 

Why Can’t I Download Lost Ark? – Explained

Most of the players were not able to pre-download Lost Ark on Steam because of an issue from Valve’s end. The download issue sure created a massive stir among players, as they have been hyped for Lost Ark ever since it got an official global release date. 

Soon, the issue caught the eye of Lost Ark developers Smilegate RPG. They took this matter to Valve, and teams from both parties began working on the download issue associated with Lost Ark. 

Smilegate RPG also acknowledged the Lost Ark download issue on the game’s official Twitter handle, and they were constantly updating the community on the progress. 

At the time of writing this article, around nineteen hours have passed, and the Lost Ark download issue seems resolved. There are a still few players who are facing slight issues related to downloading Lost Ark via Steam, but that will also be addressed and resolved soon. 

Lost Ark is a 2.5D isometric MMORPG currently available on the PC platform. 

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Hritwik Raj

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Hritwik is a guides writer who has been writing about video games for almost a decade. He is a Computer Science graduate who has always been into gaming. Most of the time, you will find him covering News and Guides for various publications. And when he is not working, you will find him fighting with his friends about how good of a gamer he is. His favorite games include Fallout 76, Borderlands 2, Call of Duty, Apex Legends, Destiny 2, Souls series, Genshin Impact, and The Last of Us.

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