1. If the game fails to start, do the usual: check your video driver and update it if necessary.
2. Normally, Steam will install the following by default as you launch the game for the first time. If you don't have these, please find them online at the following locations.
- Visual C++ Redist 2015https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48145
- .Net 3.5https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21
Choose Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (Web Installer)
3. If you are having issues with api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll on Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, Microsoft distributes an update to fix this issue.https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2999226