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Submitted by pixelsword 2327d ago | article

ODST: Disc-read errors and A Quick-Fix Solution

A growing number of users are receiving Disc Read errors on copies of Halo 3: ODST.

According to the Bungie forums the problems are occuring on the ODST disc mostly on older 360 Elite models, rather than the Halo 3 multiplayer disc.

Later on in the thread, a Bungie employee asks for Private Messages from users experiencing issues, detailing exactly what's going wrong so that Bungie can remedy the issue.

A quick fix for the solution appears to be... (Halo 3: ODST, Xbox 360)

pixelsword  +   2327d ago
I hope this helps a lot of people
and I hope those who have had problems can enjoy the game now.

Good Gaming everyone.
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EpicGamerSwordsman  +   2327d ago
My Elite
is a 2008 Model.. will this affect me from playing ODST?
pixelsword  +   2327d ago
It shouldn't, I think...
I think they mean the older Elite; maybe like early 2007, if you have an early 08' you may be affected, but I doubt it, though. If you do run into any troubles, just follow the directions on the link and it should work fine. As a matter of fact, I'd just to it anyways; you can always delete it when you're finished.

I'll have to double check, but I think it's only 3.5 GB to install; I really didn't pay attention, I was just glad to find a solution.
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EpicGamerSwordsman  +   2327d ago
ok
Thanks, i dont have the game... yet but my b-day is sometime soon, Happy Gaming :)
pixelsword  +   2327d ago
GG
:)
Sarcasm  +   2327d ago
Put a towel over the disc. That should work.
GWAVE  +   2326d ago
Why is this an issue? This is Microsoft's biggest exclusive this year. You'd think they'd take care of their loyal fans.....oh wait.
ZombieAutopsy  +   2327d ago
lol love how they joke about the AI driving, hell i was driving the AI the other day and he shot a wall with a rocket launcher and killed us both. I tried to get a screen shot of it but it didnt work out to well.

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dragonelite  +   2327d ago
Thats halo but im not gonna complain i have seen online player perform way noobier then the ingame AI.
xaviertooth  +   2327d ago
360 is synonymous to failures.
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mario888  +   2326d ago
This game sucks
what a waste of money. I just finished it with my friends on Legendary mode just so one guy could get the recon armor.
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Bumpmapping  +   2326d ago
DVD9 lol
NecrumSlavery  +   2326d ago
I read this game has been ready since march, so why didn't they test it and fix all issues? More and more it's a shame this isn't a DLC anymore. It's a full blown piece of junk and waste of money.
Ron_Burgundy  +   2326d ago
well.......

you can always try the infamous wet towel solution :P
HueyNewton2008  +   2326d ago
I dont get it?
Why are there issues with a lot of MS exclusives? Sigh i'm just glad i made the switch to PS3 because dealing with errors and failures all the time after spending hundreds of dollars is extremely frustrating. But a lot of MS xbox fans are young and prolly didn't even pay for the system and that explains the denial i see over the net regarding MS's piece of sh!t. Disc read errors???? and the disk isn't even scratched? lol
Poopface the 2nd  +   2326d ago
hahaahha yeah cool
just like when I bought a ps3 and the update caused uncharted to keep freezing. which is a true story. Im glad you switched, but Im glad I have both.

I also dont care because I dont wanna get ODST anytime soon and I have a newer 360. You shouldn't care because you "switched" or whatever.
NoBias  +   2326d ago
I'm not gonna lie
The Uncharted freezing issues about drove me up a frackin wall. SO frustrating (especially if you're playing for trophies).
itsralf  +   2326d ago
the patch that caused uncharted to freeze? the one they patched a few days later? yea, sony took care of us on that one. we didn't have to manually fix our broken discs.

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