In case you saw People Can Fly‘s game crash, you might have to clean up now.
On April 10, the Polish team announced that the Xbox Series and the PlayStation 5 patch have both been released, allowing cross-play between the platforms and the PC players. On April 9, they also put up a significant update, which has improved quite a few things.
„Will fix a performance issue where GPU is not being fully utilized. This should help with stuttering and DX11/12 issues. Overall stability improvements for the matchmaking service. Crash fixes (will fix a multiplayer crash that could result in client players having their inventory wiped; will fix the crash when completing the “A Bad Day” side quest; will fix the crash that occurs in No Man’s Land when your language is set to Spanish (Yes, we know. Video game code is a magical thing); will fix crash on launch issues; will include many more “random” crash fixes – we are confident that these fixes will address the majority of crashes reported, as there are only a handful of root causes but the crashes they generate appear in several places). Will fix the HUD disappearing in certain cases. Will fix bugs that interfere with players re-spawning in multiplayer Expeditions.
Will fix bugs with players getting stuck on geometry (including when using Gravity Leap) or falling out of the world. Will change the default matchmaking setting from “Open” to “Closed”. (You will still be able to manually change this setting to “Open” through your game settings. This change will prevent players from joining games where the host didn’t intend to play in multiplayer. It will also cut down on AFK lobbies. This will also help improve matchmaking times, as the queues will be less likely to be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of constant matchmaking requests generated by “open” games.) Many other minor fixes and improvements,” People Can Fly wrote. The inventory wiping glitch is still being addressed.
It’s a good idea to clean the C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\Madness\Saved folder. This is where the crash dumps of Outriders are located, and on Reddit, one user revealed they had 23 GB of dumps saved here. Madness is the codename of Outriders. It isn’t madness… or is it?