Can't launch game after hotfix.

I was playing fine with great FPS on Aug 30 after resetting my computer, but after the hotfix on Aug 31, I was no longer able to get past the New World logo during startup.

I have
Verified Game files
Reinstalled Game
Reinstalled the unreal engine prereqs in the engine folder
Restarted computer
Updated PC drivers
Sent crash reports via the unrealengine error screen with my steam64id attached
Attempted to run as administrator
Attempted to run in Windows 8 Compatibility
Disabled Windows Defender before running
Verified files with both Windows Defender Antivirus and Firewall disabled.

Error Code:
Fatal error!

Unhandled Exception: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION reading address 0x000002a0

0x000000004BA88EB0 InsurgencyClient-Win64-Shipping.exe!UnknownFunction []
0x0000000049F9F009 InsurgencyClient-Win64-Shipping.exe!UnknownFunction []
0x0000000049F3F629 InsurgencyClient-Win64-Shipping.exe!UnknownFunction []
0x000000004B0408F8 InsurgencyClient-Win64-Shipping.exe!UnknownFunction []
0x0000000049F10CBB InsurgencyClient-Win64-Shipping.exe!UnknownFunction []
0x0000000049E4E9B3 InsurgencyClient-Win64-Shipping.exe!UnknownFunction []
0x0000000049E553C2 InsurgencyClient-Win64-Shipping.exe!UnknownFunction []
0x0000000049E5553A InsurgencyClient-Win64-Shipping.exe!UnknownFunction []
0x0000000049E5C81F InsurgencyClient-Win64-Shipping.exe!UnknownFunction []
0x000000004BDFC8B7 InsurgencyClient-Win64-Shipping.exe!UnknownFunction []
0x00000000DB3F3034 KERNEL32.DLL!UnknownFunction []
0x00000000DD431431 ntdll.dll!UnknownFunction []
0x00000000DD431431 ntdll.dll!UnknownFunction []

System Specs:
OS: Windows 10 64 bit Home
CPU: Intel Core i7 8700K
Ram: 16GB DDR4
HDD: 2TB 7200RPM
GPU: Nvidia GTX1070 with 8GB GDDR5
Antivirus: I am only using the stock 'Windows Defender'

I have used up 113 minutes of 'playtime' on steam due to the fact that each attempt to launch the game adds 2-3 minutes and I am about to lose my eligibility for a refund so until I hear back about any legitimate sounding fixes or updates, I am done trying to fix this bug all by myself.

last edited by Cobbertson

System specs?

Fixed / But still a problem

Running a server for another game on the same computer will prevent Insurgency from accessing its own files.
I would like to note that no other steam game in my experience has this requirement.

[2018.09.01-17.28.10:505][ 0]LogOnline: Warning: STEAM (NWI): Failed to initialize Steam, this could be due to a Steam server and client running on the same machine. Try running with -NOSTEAM on the cmdline to disable.

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