BlueStacks X: Why an App Player update is required if Hyper-V is enabled

Why is an update required?

If you launch the App Player via the App Player icon, when Hyper-V is enabled on your desktop/laptop, you’ll see a pop-up message informing you that an update is required.

This is because the App player installed on your desktop/laptop cannot run with Hyper-V enabled. To play Android games without any issues, you can do one of the following:

  • Update App Player to play games that can only run on the Hyper-V compatible version
  • Disable Hyper-V to continue using the App Player as before. To learn how to do this, click here

How can I do this?

1. Launch the App Player by clicking on its icon at the bottom left corner of your screen, as shown below.

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2. You will now see a pop-up on your screen informing you that an update is required. Click on "Update", as displayed below.

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3. App Player will then update to the latest version. The progress of the update will be shown in the status bar. 

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4. Once the update is complete, simply launch the game again from BlueStacks X.

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You will then be able to play the game without any issues. 


Thank you for choosing BlueStacks X. We hope you enjoy using it. Happy Gaming!

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