There is a distortion that occurs with Apex cloth when changing the World Origin location. This distortion occurs when you approach after the world origin has been changed.
This issue is similar to UE-49692
This issue does not appear to be a regression.
4.16.3 - CL:3561208 - Issue Occurs
4.17.1 - CL:3586342 - Issue Occurs
4.18 - CL: 3635932 - Project crashes upon opening
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