@SmexyZombies Indeed, it's stupid. Every time you reinstall the files, the old files don't get deleted. It's a mess and many other people are having the same issues. There are just so many bugs; I feel your pain.
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@SmexyZombies I found that it was just easier to format my drive as I had the same problems.
I agree that it should have just launched on steam. Like yourself, and so many others, I wasted so much bandwidth, formatted my drive numerous times, changed my network settings etc and still nothing. I wish they had done a better job at testing things out.