How to fix : Origin ‘Verifying Game Files’ error in Apex Legends Season 14

What is the Origin ‘Verifying Game Files’ error in Apex Legends Season 14 ?

The Apex Legends: Hunted patch has just dropped and unfortunately it looks like the Origin launcher seems to be causing issues for those on PC trying to update their games.

How to fix : Origin ‘Verifying Game Files’ error in Apex Legends Season 14 ?

Try 3 ways below to fix this error :

1: Restart the Origin application :

  1. Pause your installation
  2. Click “Origin” in the top left of the launcher
  3. Click “Exit” and re-open Origin

2: Clear your Origin cache

To clear your Origin cache on Windows PC (per EA):

  1. Click “Origin” in the top left of the launcher =>  Click “Exit”
  2. Hold the “Windows key” + “R”
  3. In the command box that opens, type %ProgramData%/Origin and click button “OK”
  4. Delete all the files and folders inside it except for “LocalContent”
  5. Hold the “Windows key” + “R” again
  6. In the command box that opens, type %AppData% and click button “OK”
  7. In the “Roaming” folder that opens, delete the “Origin” folder
  8. Click on “AppData” in the address bar
  9. Open the “Local” folder => Delete the Origin folder in there
  10. Restart your PC and log back into Origin

3: Reinstall Origin

To reinstall Origin on Windows PC (per EA):

  1. Open the “Control Panel” by searching for it in the “Start” menu
  2. Click “Uninstall a program” under “Programs”
  3. Click “Origin,” then click “Uninstall”
  4. You’ll get a warning that EA games may not be functional
  5. Click “Uninstall”
  6. Re-download Origin from the Origin website

Apex Legends Wiki

Apex Legends
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Developer(s)Respawn Entertainment
Publisher(s)Electronic Arts
Director(s)Steven Ferreira
Producer(s)Ben Brinkman
Designer(s)Jason McCord
Artist(s)
  • Robert Taube
  • Kaelan De Niese
  • Ryan Lastimosa
  • Benjamin Bisson
  • Jung Park
Writer(s)Mohammad Alavi
Composer(s)Stephen Barton
SeriesTitanfall
Engine
  • Source
  • Unreal Engine 4 (Mobile)
Platform(s)
  • Microsoft Windows
  • PlayStation 4
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox Series X/S
  • Android
  • iOS
Release
  • Windows, PS4, Xbox One
  • February 4, 2019
  • Nintendo Switch
  • March 9, 2021
  • PS5Xbox Series X/S
  • March 29, 2022
  • Android, iOS
  • May 17, 2022
Genre(s)Battle royale, first-person hero shooter
Mode(s)Multiplayer