If you see this error code, follow the steps below to verify your game files.
If you still see this error after you've verified your game files, it is likely that you're trying to play a version of the game that is no longer available, such as a press, beta, or alpha version. If this is the case, confirm the version of the game you own is still available to play.
LS-0013 error when trying to launch Pathfinder: Kingmaker can be fixed by re-installing Royal Ascension DLC
Verifying your game files ensures your game is installed and updated properly. To verify your game files:
Depending on the size of the game, this process may take a while. Once it’s done, relaunch your game.
Some background applications may be causing the installation to fail. Use this article: How do I disable background applications that could be interfering with the Epic Games Launcher? to disable your background applications and try again.
If you receive this error with a game that uses another launcher to run (i.e. Rockstar Game Services, Uplay), do the following:
Some game developers release alpha or beta versions of their game that you can play prior to the release of the full game. Contact the game developer's support team to find out whether the game you own is still available to play.
Disabling administrator privileges on all of Fortnite's executables may resolve this error code Here are the steps on how to do this:
Often the quickest way to fix connection problems due to firewalls is to temporarily uninstall and/or disable it.
Note: This process is only for troubleshooting. If the connection issue is fixed after removing or disabling your firewall, make sure to manually add our products as exceptions to the firewall and try again.
Using a third party firewall may prevent you from being able to connect to the Epic Games Launcher, Fortnite, or another Epic Games product. We recommend removing any third party firewalls temporarily to see if this resolves your issue. If it does resolve the problem, make sure to add the following executables as exceptions to your firewall:
Epic Games Launcher
Note: Contact your firewall manufacturer for instructions on how to add these as exceptions to it as this varies between them.