Fix Outriders ‘Out of Video Memory’ Error

Fix Outriders 'Out of Video Memory' Error

Outriders came out yesterday and the status of the servers were very bad, we could not get a one good run, but the situation has improved toady with few cases of matchmaking and server issues. However, there are some other problem with the game, one of them reported on Steam and Reddit is the Outriders ‘Out of Video Memory’ Error. If you have encountered this error with the game, the fix is simple and does not require any high-tech computer skills. Keep reading and we will show you how to fix the error and start playing the game.

How to Fix Outriders ‘Out of Video Memory’ Error

While there is no confirmation from the developers, the solution for the Outriders ‘Out of Video Memory’ Error has come from the community and there are several solutions. So, you can try them one at a time until something works for you. Here are the various solutions.

Run the Game on DirectX 11

Some users where able to fix the error by forcing the game to run on DirectX 11 instead of DirectX 12. You can use the Steam client to force the game to start with DirectX 11, here are the steps you can follow.

Launch the Steam client > Go to Library > Outriders > Properties > Set Launch Options > type -froce-d3d11 > Ok.

Roll Back the Graphics Driver

NVidia has recently launched the latest Game Ready Drivers with day-one support for Outriders, but players are reporting that updating the GPU driver is causing crash and the Outriders ‘Out of Video Memory’ Error. If you have the latest driver installed, try rolling back.

Delete GameUserSettings.ini File

Some users were also able to get rid of the ‘Out of Memory’ error by deleting the game’s GameUserSettings.ini File. Here are the steps you can follow.

  1. Ensure that the Steam client and the game are closed completely
  2. Go to %LOCALAPPDATA%\Madness\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor
  3. Delete the GameUserSettings.ini file

Boot up the game and the error should not occur from henceforth.

That’s all we have in this guide, we hope that the above solutions have helped to resolve the Outriders ‘Out of Video Memory’ Error.

Harsh Clif
He is caught in a loop between writing about games and playing them. It's a vicious cycle. Although he's biased towards PC, you can occasionally find him on the PS5. He does not own an Xbox Consoles but plans on getting one soon.

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