Borderlands 2 Xbox 360 "virus" spreading, deleting player saves. Patch in the works

Eurogamer writes: "Xbox 360 copies of Borderlands 2 have been hit by a malicious attack that is wiping player saves, developer Gearbox has announced.

A patch to fix the issue was submitted to Microsoft last week, but users report the problem is still ongoing.

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legionsoup1968d ago

Best thing to do...take a break from the game until the patch is released.

Or back up your save if you can and keep playing.

slaton241968d ago

oh shit a game on 360 got hit boo whoo..u guys like to mess with ps3 players when something happens(talking about skyrim DLC)so only fair karma hits u guys...but still i hope it gets figured out no true gamer deserves to work so hard and just to loose it all in the end....and custard this wasnt really targeted at you just to clear that up

AngelicIceDiamond1968d ago

Well this is a Virus that hit Xbox and PC it doesn't make the game unplayable, just unplayable with strangers for the mean time.

Plus a patch is getting released to adress the issue soon. Hardly a Skyrim issue similar to PS3.

G20WLY1968d ago (Edited 1968d ago )


Didn't read the article, huh? For the sake of clarity and your convenience, I quote, "This does not affect players on PC or PlayStation 3".

Feel free to hit the 'Helpful' bubble ;P

Detoxx1968d ago

Hope it get's patched before more players get affected. Man, I would be pissed to lose my save file

Neko_Mega1968d ago

In some ways this would piss me off, but I don't own the game and mostly plan on getting it on PS3 because of my Borderlands file is on it.

G20WLY1968d ago

Me too, I just haven't got round to this game yet, but still looking forward to getting it.

This news sucks, but at least it's not affecting all systems. I'm sure they'll fix it soon enough and normal business will resume - just hope not too many folk lose their saves in the meantime :(

r211968d ago

I'd advised people to avoid playing online till the patch is out, dont wanna risk your characters.

pixelsword1968d ago

If that is what's causing the problem, that's good advice.

Hang in there everyone, I don't think Microsoft & Gearbox will let you down; software is a specialty of them both.

r211968d ago

Yeah, people can still play the SP, just by themselves and offline.

kevnb1968d ago (Edited 1968d ago )

on a closed platform? wtf

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