Epic launched a digital storefront a few years ago to compete with the likes of Steam, along with a website and standalone launcher known as – Epic Games Launcher. The launcher is required for anyone looking to play the exclusive titles available on EGS.
If for whatever reason you no longer play those games or just want to free up some space, we are going to show you how to uninstall Epic Games Launcher entirely but remember, removing this will also uninstall the games!
What Is The Epic Games Launcher?
Epic Games Launcher was released back in 2018 and is a digital distribution platform for games and software that is developed by Epic Games. There is a wide selection of exclusive titles available on Epic Games Launcher, which also includes downloads for their Unreal Engine, and a few third-party games too.
How To Uninstall Epic Games Launcher On PC
In the Windows Start button search box, type “remove” and then click “Add or remove programs”
Once open, you will see a list of programs, click “Epic Games Launcher” and then click “Uninstall”
Windows will take a few seconds to remove the program, once finished, that’s Epic Games Launcher uninstalled, along with the games that were installed through it.
How To Uninstall Epic Games Launcher On Mac
Open the finder on your Mac and click “Applications” located on the sidebar
Find Epic Games Launcher, right-click it, and “Move To Bin”
Epic Games Launcher is now fully uninstalled, along with any games you had installed through the launcher. Don’t forget to now go to your Bin and delete.
How to uninstall Epic Games Launcher is very straight forward but just make sure you 100% want to get rid of those games from your drive. Obviously, you can always just re-download/re-install Epic Games Launcher at a later date if needed but unless you have quick internet, this can be highly frustrating.