Game constantly seizes up/freezes the whole PC

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Issue Description:
The game periodically seizes up/freezes the whole PC for some time, ranging from a few seconds to several minutes, seemingly at random, at every range of graphical settings. Performance is fine until it stops completely like that.

Crash Report (If Applicable):
Game never actually crashes, If I wait long enough, it resumes.

Error Displayed (If Applicable):
No error is ever displayed.

Steps to Reproduce:
Issue occurs seemingly at random, sometimes during cutscenes, sometimes during regular gameplay.


Player ID:

Approx. Time of Issue & Timezone:
12/01/2022, 17:11 PM UTC-03:00

Reproduction Rate:
Often (<75%) (I was able to play through the prologue without that issue once out of 7 times, and it happended at least some 10 times during a mission afterwards)

Upload Supporting Evidence:
Can’t see how I’d show evidence when the issue is freezing

Upload Console Log:
console-2022-12-01-19.55.33-bf117d4b-34f9-4e18-b957-ebea4c654c27.log (43.4 KB)

Upload darktide_launcher.log:
darktide_launcher.log (138.3 KB)

same. just tonight after 2 days of hardly any crashes and good performance im getting “deadlock and GPU Hang” crashes constantly. I’ve reinstalled all things I can think of and no help. no matter the settings I last anywhere from getting to lobby to crashing a hub, to crashing at mission start, to crash during loading

As you’re temporarily losing responsiveness, perhaps some solutions here may help: