Fix Outriders Win64-Shipping.exe Error and UE4-Madness Crash

Fix Outriders Win64-Shipping.exe Error and UE4-Madness Crash

Outriders is the new action RPG game from Square Enix that features Crossplay for up to 3 players. Although the game releases on 1st April, we have some decent content you can enjoy for free. However, player who installed the demo are reporting a range of issues with the game from crashing without error, low FPS, foliage flickering to the Outriders Win64-Shipping.exe error. If you have encountered the same error, we have got some solutions you can try.    

Fix Outriders Win64-Shipping.exe Error

One of the main reasons you could be seeing the Outriders Win64-Shipping.exe error is if the Windows if outdated. If you are running the Windows version 1703 or lower, it could be the cause of the error. Update the OS to version 2004 to fix the error.

Other causes why this error arises is an outdated, corrupt, or missing DirectX. A corruption of the game files while installing can also lead to the issue. If you have not tried it already, attempt to repair the game files.

The game automatically installs the latest DirectX and .NET Framework, but the process can be hindered if the OUTRIDERS-Win64-Shipping.exe does not have admin privilege or was terminated at your end. Hence, try to launch the process manually. Here are the steps you need to follow.

  1. Go to C:/Program Files (x86)/SteamLibrary/steamapps/common/Outriders
  2. Locate OUTRIDERS-Win64-Shipping.exe
  3. Right-click and select Run as administrator
  4. Accept the prompts and wait for the downloads to complete.

Now, attempt to run the game and the errors should not occur. The above fix should also work if you get errors with missing DLL files.

If you are still getting the Outriders Win64-Shipping.exe Error, update the DirectX and Visual C++ Redistributable manually. Follow the below steps.

  1. Go to the Official Website and download both the x86: vc_redist.x86.exe and x64: vc_redist.x64.exe
  2. Install the files.

Also update the DirectX, follow the link to download the latest DirectX. This should effectively fix any launch error with the game.

If the above solutions have been ineffective, open up your antivirus or the Windows Defender and add exception for Outriders-Win64-Shipping.exe.

Fix Outriders UE4-Madness Crash

Outriders is developed using the Unreal Engine 4 and the when the game crashes with this error, it’s usually due to outdated graphics card drivers or overclocking. If you have not updated the system’s GPU driver in a while, do it now. NVidia released a new Game Ready Driver yesterday, ensure that you have installed the driver.

If you are using hardware acceleration software like MSI Afterburner, or even the acceleration provided by Discord or other software, it can lead to a crash. As such, we suggest that you launch the game in a clean boot environment. If you don’t want to go through the process, just open the task manager and close everything that could be interfering with the game, even GeForce Experience. Once you have done that, attempt to launch the game, and the Outriders UE4-Madness crash should not occur.

We have personally encountered this error while playing the Demo and it occurs when the GPU is overheated after playing the game for long hours. So, ensure that the computer has proper cooling and ventilation. Often, that’s enough to resolve the UE4 Madness crash.

Tim Blisz
I am an avid gamer who loves to write about games. When not writing, I like to cook and play first-person shooter video games.

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