How to Solve “Unable to Initialize steam api” Error on PES 2017

If you get " Unable to initialize steam api " error on Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 or your game crashes just before the menu, try's steps to fix this issue on your PES 2017 startup:

Try all of the steps below and if they aren't work please post your problem into

  • First of all you need to make sure you are attempting to open this game by Steam not by .exe file.
  • Exit the Windows and return back again.
  • Or restart your PC.
  • Restart your steam, or update it
  • If it does not work try to get the properties of the nvidia panel and put the PES 2017 to run with NVIDIA graphic card.
  • Click here to get your steam api. dll file and download it then copy/paste into your game folder and systems folders.
  • Hope those above are works for you!


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