My game stops loading at “waiting for Background Video”
-Always launch the game using the Steam library
-Disable discord overlay by going to your discord User Settings in the bottom left Screenshot - 0960d7253ca0beed00ef24573c880c7d - Gyazo
-Follow this gif to verify your game files https://gyazo.com/e47d717c9cef8ce12ebfaa97442c7378.gif
-If none of the above helped then:
You can try a fresh reinstall by going to your steam directory and deleting the Rust folder steam\steamapps\common\Rust and then reinstalling normally via steam.
If you are struggling to find where this folder is located you can access it via the steam library by right clicking on Rust → properties → local files → browse local files.