Game takes 2-3 launches before actually launching

So since day one, the game has almost never launched on my first attempt. It would get stuck on the splash launch picture (the little rectangle w/ the 4 characters) w/o ever actually starting or just never start anything, despite Task Manager showing it’s running.

But starting yesterday, it now does both. 1st attempt does nothing, despite Task Mgr showing it running. 2nd attempt just gets stuck at the splash logo. It’s happened every time and is very frustrating.

I see a bunch of topics about errors or crashes on launch, but mine is just not launching properly 2/3 of the time. Anyone else experience this or have any input?