X4: Exitcode 1096 (Vulkan error - out of host memory)
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You have landed on this page because the game detected an error while attempting to start.
The issue occurs because the graphics engine ran into a Vulkan out of host memory error.
We are currently investigating the exact circumstances which trigger this issue.
If you encounter this problem and would like to help us to track down the exact conditions that trigger this, please send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject: Exitcode 1096), add the crashdump file (this page explains how to locate the crashdump file) and your dxdiag and vulkaninfo files (see this Wiki entry for instructions on how to retrieve this data).