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Rocket League Took Too Long to Start: How to Fix

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Slow wait times are the bane of every gamers existence. Sometimes players just want to start up a game and play but are forced to wait an extended duration as the game launches.

Xbox One players seem to know this problem best, even receiving errors regarding start times. Recently, many Rocket League players on Xbox are encountering an error reading “Rocket League Took Too Long to Start.” Here’s how to fix the error and drift back into the stadium:

The first, and primary, way of fixing the "Rocket League Took Too Long to Start Error" is by resetting the Xbox One console. Players must be careful not to factory reset their Xbox One's as doing so will delete everything from the system. Instead, to reset their console while preserving their games and apps players should hold down the system's power button until the system resets.

Rocket League Took Too Long to Start: How to Fix
Xbox One players are having trouble launching Rocket League and one potential solution sounds a lot scarier than it actually is. / Photo courtesy of Psyonix/Epic Games

Rocket League Took Too Long to Start: How to Fix

By resetting the console this way, players clear out their cache and enables their Xbox One to run better. After the system powers up players can try launching Rocket League again and the game should work properly.

If this method doesn't fix the error, then players should check if the game is installed to their systems or to an external hard drive (HDD). If Rocket League is installed to an external hard drive then players should move the game to the Xbox One's internal hard drive and trying launching Rocket League again.

If the error still persists then players should contact Xbox support for further assistance.