Some players are complaining regarding Overwolf.exe in Warzone. The COD Warzone is crashing for some and even fails to start for others with the Overwolf error. Other games like Apex Legends, Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege, and Dota 2 are also affected by this issue. We have posted a few fixes for the Call of Duty Warzone Overwolf.exe companion app issue.
Read more details below.
Overwolf is a tech framework that allows 3rd party developers to build gaming apps. When Overwolf apps failed to communicate with the games, they may become fully or partially unavailable due to various reasons. In such a scenario, CoD Warzone will show you the Overwolf.exe error.
There could be a few different reasons for that, including:
Overwolf.exe is 100% safe to use and is very popular among gamers all over the world, some antivirus programs have blacklisted it in the past, and using them might prevent Overwolf from launching properly on your PC.
Overwolf may not launch properly or even crash when Windows is outdated. We highly recommend making sure that all Windows system updates are installed. To check if there are updates available for your system, please click here.
If you have any system updates pending, please install them, restart your system and then try to launch Overwolf again.
Try this to fix Overwolf issue in Warzone (PC).
Overwolf is based on .NET Framework 4.5 and later .NET versions.
It’s possible that .NET 4.5 wasn’t installed properly on your PC, in which case Overwolf won’t be able to run due to some corrupted files.
A future update to Warzone will fix the Overwolf.exe issue on PC.