Error Message, Game opens with visual glitches, crashes after main menu

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Issue Description:
Error message: Something went wrong in the Shader Cache Builder process Exit code = 1
Games proceeds to open, but the initial cutscene is a mess of moving lines on the screen
Game crashes after I’m prompted to press spacebar to continue, screen turning black, audio glitch, and I’m forced to shut down my PC, even if game is in windowed mode.

Error Displayed (If Applicable):
Something went wrong in the Shader Cache Builder process Exit code = 1

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Boot up game from launcher.
  2. Press spacebar on what I think is the main menu
  3. Crash as described above


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Reproduction Rate:
Constant (100%)

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console-2022-11-19-21.17.04-6afc3749-2e07-4350-b239-31c98e7bf71c.log (24.7 KB)

Upload darktide_launcher.log:
darktide_launcher.log (13.5 KB)

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  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 OR AMD Radeon RX 570
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