Ragnarok Origin (ROO) is an exciting new MMORPG that builds upon the legacy of the widely popular Ragnarok Online. Recently launched in the Oceania region and other countries, it has generated significant anticipation among fans in the Southeast Asia (SEA) region who have been eagerly awaiting its release. Now that it’s officially available, many players are keen to experience the game on their PCs.
While Ragnarok Origin is primarily a mobile game, the developers have invested considerable effort into creating a dedicated PC version that caters to the preferences of original RO players. This version offers numerous advantages, such as seamless grinding 24/7 using a mouse and keyboard. Additionally, compared to using an emulator, the dedicated PC version delivers a smoother gaming experience without taxing your system’s CPU and RAM.
In this article, we’ll walk you through the process of downloading and installing Ragnarok Origin on your PC.
Minimum System Requirement
Before downloading the game, ensure that your PC meets the minimum system requirements to run it. The minimum system requirements for ROO on PC are:
- Operating System: Windows 7 or above
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Graphics Card: GTX1050 or above
- Storage: 10GB available drive space
Downloading the Ragnarok Origin PC
To download the PC version of Ragnarok Origin (ROO), you can visit their official website at https://roglobal.com/home. You may also download it directly on the links below:
- Windows – PC (171.21MB): https://ro-cdn-sea-cf.roglobal.com/package/pc/Ragnarok_Origin_0406.exe
You may also check our separate guide that provides more tips for the PC version of the game:
Installing Ragnarok Origin on your PC
After downloading the installer, it will be in a form of an self-extracting RAR package. You have to select which directory you want to install the game.
Once extracted, open up the installation directory and go to GameLauncher > GameLauncher.exe. Make sure to open the GameLauncher.exe file.
You will then require to download the remaining installation file of the game which is 5.65GB in sizes.
After that, you are good to go and ready for Midgard adventure! There might be additional update once you started in the game, just download it.
Upon launching the PC client, you might encounter an error message stating, “Response error. Please try again later.” This error is typically a temporary server issue that can arise from various factors, including heavy traffic on the server, the server being temporarily unavailable, or even issues with your computer’s internet connection.
There is a simple workaround that many players have found effective. Instead of waiting and retrying later, you can repeatedly click the “Confirm” button. By “spam clicking” the button, you may be able to bypass the error and gain access to the server more quickly.
Game Launcher didn’t Restart
When you suddenly close the game and want to re-open it again, it seems that nothing happens and the game launcher didn’t restart or re-appear. The problem with this is that the game launcher are actually running but didn’t show up in your desktop, to launch it again you need to kill its process on the task manager.
ALT + CTRL + DELETE, go to Processes, then find the GameLauncher.exe then End Task. Now, open the game launcher again and it should start without problem.
Now that you have successfully installed Ragnarok Origin on your PC, you can dive into the game and embark on your adventure. Join us on server Prontera-10, and we’ll see you in-game, fellow adventurer! Happy gaming!
Fixing “Initiating” Problem
One of the moderators of Ragnarok Origin, Chammy-Rabbitring shares a solutions on how to fix this problem. We just placed here her solution so everyone can try and troubleshoot them:
- In the GameLauncher, click the the Gear icon near the “Submit” button, then select “Scan and Repair”.
- Try installing the latest Microsoft Visual C++Redistributable on your computer. You can download it here: https://aka.ms/vs/17/release/vc_redist.x64.exe
- Try checking the game if it proceed and passed the “Initiating” problem.
- If not, try changing your Windows Region to UK. At the Search Window, just search “Language & Region”, then select Country or Region to “UK”.
Fixing “Loading” Problem
Here is also a solution from Chammy-Rabbitring, using alternative DNS which may resolved domain names problem with your network. Pick one and try if it works.
|Google DNS||Preferred DNS: 220.127.116.11|
Alternate DNS: 18.104.22.168
|CloudFlare||Preferred DNS: 22.214.171.124|
Alternate DNS: 126.96.36.199
|OpenDNS||Preferred DNS: 188.8.131.52|
Alternate DNS: 184.108.40.206
To edit your DNS, go to View Network Connection, right click Properties your network, At Networking tab, click Internet Protocol Version 4, then Properties.
Then select “Use the following DNS server addresses:”, try every nameserver above until the problem has been solved.
How to Uninstall the Game
Unfortunately, there is no uninstall utility that will automatically remove all of the program files. But since the game is installed via self-extracted package. There are no other places the program was installed only in the directory where you install it. This means, you can just delete the folder and its good as uninstalling the program.
how to fix stuck in initiating loading screen??…
just spam “CONFIRM” button
No confirm button here. just initiating
i have the same probs as well
yeah encountered same problem. stuck on initiating screen
Same here, stuck on initializing 🙁
we are same issue initiating loading always
yaaa same with me… plss someone help…
i am also experiencing this
Please help, I can’t log my google account to ROO PC Client, its stuck in “Please Wait”. But if I log in Apple or FB, log-in screen appears. Please help me fix this.
still stuck in initiating loading screen
stuck on initiating
stucked at initiating too. how to fix this pls
stuck on initiating and no confirm button. help pls
loading game resources 33,837 % stuck
Have you tried clicking on the Scan and Repair on the config icon on the Start button?
Yes. And 3 difrent PC for game instal at all =(
Same! Initiating 33% stuck!
My game won’t load, only the first time i turn on my pc if i leave after that it won’t load again if i click it multiple times, it’s always “Another instance is already running” apparently. Even tho there is nothing hapening.
This is a common issue on Ragnarok PC, i added it on Steam Library and so far it closes the game properly. You can check our separate post here:
same I got stucked at the initiating screen
Stuck at initiating screen what to do?
why download speed is 13 KB/s only even I have a 100 MB/s download speed?
the same when I’m downloading the game launcher its so slow