Can't even update the game now that it's released

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Issue Description:
Steam does not allow me to update the game after the launch maintenance. Steam says there is a paused update, but when I resume it, it tries to install for a while, does not download anything that I can see, and then returns to “update paused.” In the downloads screen, when the update isn’t trying to install, there is red text saying “content file locked” next to the Darktide update.

Steps to Reproduce:
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  1. Try to install update so I can literally play the game I paid for
  2. It doesn’t work. End of story.

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Approx. Time of Issue & Timezone:
Since the game released. Currently still an issue.

Reproduction Rate:
Constant (100%)

Upload Console Log:

  1. Press the Windows key + R
  2. Enter %appdata% within the search input and select ‘OK’
  3. Navigate to AppData\Roaming\Fatshark\Darktide\console_logs
  4. Locate the console log that corresponds with the session in which the issue occurred, by looking at the timestamps in the log names
  5. Upload here

No console log corresponds to the session because I cannot launch the game.

Upload darktide_launcher.log:

  1. Press the Windows key + R
  2. Enter %appdata% within the search input and select ‘OK’
  3. Navigate to AppData\Roaming\Fatshark\Darktide
  4. Locate the darktide_launcher.log in this directory
  5. Upload here
    darktide_launcher.log (450.1 KB)

If nothing here works, I recommend reaching out to Steam Support as they handle all content delivery.