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[Fixed] My Time At Sandrock – Long Load Time at Launch, and Loading Saves

My Time At Sandrock, developed by the Pathea Games, is a beautiful-looking adventure RPG game that takes you to a post-apocalyptic world, where modern tech doesn’t exist and you have to build stuff using the tech you can find throughout your journey.

Since the release of the game, players have been disturbed by a recurring issue of Long Load Time, Launch Time, and Loading Saves in My Time At Sandrock. Here in this guide, we are going to share with you the reason and help you fix that as well.

Why is there a Long Loading Time during My Time At Sandrock?

Most of the time, the long loading time in any game is due to the cloud save. Typically, when you save the game, it creates a backup in the system directory, that you can utilize at any time to bring back the saves.

It is quite insecure, as these saves might get lost or corrupted, and there is no way to bring them back. To safeguard your game saves in My Time At Sandrock, they have a Cloud Save issue that saves all your game progression files on the Cloud.

This is the cause of the long loading time in My Time At Sandrock. Let’s troubleshoot it below.

[Fixed] My Time At Sandrock - Long Load Time at Launch, and Loading Saves

How to Fix My Time At Sandrock – Long Load Time at Launch, and Loading Saves?

To fix the My Time At Sandrock Long Load Time at launch and loading saves, you must follow the steps below.

Disable the Cloud Save

The Cloud Save is the reason behind the long loading time in the game, as the game also saves it in the folder and then saves it on the cloud.

  • Open the Steam Launcher
  • Head to the Game Library
  • Right Click on My Time At Sandrock
  • Go to Properties
  • Go to the General Tab
  • Check “Enable Steam Cloud Synchronization”

Delete Save Files

The save file folder can get filled with all the game saves and result in a Slow Loading Time during Game Save and Load.

  • Go to the game files location
  • Head to the following location: \steam\userdata\your Steam user id\1084600\remote
  • Open Folder
  • Find Save Files Folder
  • Look for Large Files
  • Remove those or copy and paste them somewhere else

Disable Game Mods

Finally, you might have to also disable the game modes. When you are using modes, it can overlap with the game files resulting in My Time At Sandrock – Long Load Time at Launch, and Loading Saves.

Either use the Control Panel to delete the Game Modes permanently, or head to the Game Modes menu and disable that.


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