"Oodle" error, failed decompression, verify integrity

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Issue Description:
Crashing when entering a game after character selection (any character), or after entering a mission (any mission), or after ending a mission (any mission). CTD with error message reading "Failed Decompress, #ID[de7b6199] error. Oodle detected corruption in compressed segment. Make sure that your game files are not corrupt by verify game file integrity in Steam

Have verified. Have reinstalled game. Have reinstalled onto different hard drives. All of these multiple times. Have upgraded to Windows 11. Nothing seems to work to fix it. Why is this happening in the first place?

Crash Report (If Applicable):
GUID: c5975525-dbee-4a66-bf76-b4bc3d1c1705
Log File:
Info Type:

Error Displayed (If Applicable):

See above

Steps to Reproduce:
See above

Mission Name (If Applicable):


Player ID:
Steam ID- Imperialmarine

Approx. Time of Issue & Timezone:
Any time, PST

Reproduction Rate:

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console-2022-12-17-00.01.42-c5975525-dbee-4a66-bf76-b4bc3d1c1705.log (109.2 KB)

Upload darktide_launcher.log:

darktide_launcher.log (1.1 KB)

Any help from tech support?

Hi @Imperium007,

Sorry for the delayed reply!

This is likely occurring due to persistent Data Corruption.

I can only recommend running through our potential solutions here:

And when none of these work? And if that’s the case, why is it whenever I install or verify, I’m still getting corrupted data from the servers that cause the crash?