Outriders players who feel as if they’ve lost a disproportionate amount of hard drive space after installing Square Enix and People Can Fly’s new cooperative role-playing third-person game may not be imagining things. As demonstrated by r/outriders’ Toasteroven47, there appears to be a problem in which Outriders continually generates extensive crash reports, which could result in a ton of wasted storage. In Toasteroven47’s case, those files amounted to a ridiculous 23 GB of SSD space. Outriders players are encouraged to get rid of these crash dumps; they can be safely deleted.
If your free C drive space has been mysteriously shrinking, it might be because Outriders is hoarding gigs worth of crash reports. https://t.co/UCCr2chBnf— PC Gamer (@pcgamer) April 11, 2021
I poked around in my own AppData folder to see if any other games have been secretly hoarding crash data, but even games that I know crashed a lot (looking at you, Generation Zero) have only kept a few tiny logs. The biggest crash dump I could find is from The Medium, and it’s 100 MB. I deleted it. Those are my 100 MBs.
Sources: r/outriders, PC Gamer