How to Uninstall Star Citizen on Windows

How to Uninstall Star Citizen on Windows

Star Citizen’s ambitious development timeline has faced considerable delays in the past, leaving some players disillusioned with the endless waiting.

The allure of Star Citizen’s immersive universe can sometimes turn into a time-consuming distraction, hampering real-life responsibilities and commitments.

In-game purchases and microtransactions within Star Citizen have triggered frustration among players, creating an uneven playing field for those unwilling to spend extra money.

So then, let’s talk about how to uninstall Star Citizen on Windows.[1]

Uninstall Star Citizen Using Windows Control Panel

  1. Open the Control Panel by searching for it in the Windows search bar or right-clicking on the Start button and selecting “Control Panel.”
  2. In the Control Panel, look for the “Programs” or “Programs and Features” option and click on it.
  3. Scroll through the list of installed programs and locate “Star Citizen.”
  4. Select “Star Citizen,” and then click on the “Uninstall” or “Change” button. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the uninstallation process.

Uninstall Star Citizen Using the Game Launcher

If you installed Star Citizen using a game launcher like the official Roberts Space Industries (RSI) launcher, you can also uninstall it through the launcher:[2]

  1. Launch the RSI launcher or the launcher you used to install Star Citizen.
  2. If prompted, log in with your RSI account.
  3. Look for an uninstall or remove option within the launcher interface. The exact location and wording may vary depending on the launcher.
  4. Click on the uninstall option, and follow any on-screen instructions to remove Star Citizen from your computer.

ِRemove User and Game Data

Remember that your saved game data and settings might still be on your computer even after uninstalling the game. If you want to remove these as well, you can do so manually:

  1. Delete the Star Citizen Game Folder: The default installation path for Star Citizen is C:\Program Files\Roberts Space Industries\StarCitizen You can delete this folder and all its contents.
  2. Remove Any User Data: Check your “Documents” folder for a “Star Citizen” folder and delete it if it exists. This folder may contain saved game data and settings.


  1. Corsaro, C. (2023, April 11). How to uninstall Star Citizen: Troubleshooting guide. wikiHow. ↩︎
  2. Vicky. (2023, July 11). [Step-by-Step] How to uninstall Star Citizen Windows 10? – MiniTool Partition Wizard. MiniTool. ↩︎