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Burnout demo crashes?

Reader Ephraim reports that he played the Burnout: Revenge demo successfully once, then got an an inexplicable "unreadable disc" error. Anybody else run into trouble?

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1. The demo plays without a problem for me. I really enjoy the demo as well, I always really liked the Burnout series, and this game is defentally the best of them all.

I swear people are now pretty much trying to look for things to make up so they can "complain" about "problems" with the 360...

When will it end?

Posted at 9:28AM on Mar 22nd 2006 by DA360 1 star

2. I just got this game yesterday and I can't put it down. This is one of the best games I've ever played. On the down side, it does save and load slowly, but that is to be expected since there is so much to do and the graphics are kicken.

Posted at 9:30AM on Mar 22nd 2006 by Buil 0 stars

3. I've had the demo lock up on me 'once'. But I've played it much more. Overrall the game is great and I plan to head out and rent the game this weekend.

Posted at 9:37AM on Mar 22nd 2006 by Marco 0 stars

4. On a side note, Xbox Fanboy, when issues like this come up could you ask people when they bought their 360 so we could get an idea of which shipment these errors are coming from. That would help to narrow down the "search area" of where the problems are.

Posted at 9:49AM on Mar 22nd 2006 by Presentlight 0 stars

5. I've not had the demo crash, but I do get frequent crashes in the full retail version. By "frequent", I mean once per gaming session. Cycling the power gets me back into the game, but none of my other games have this problem.

Oddly enough, disabling all of the EA Trax seems to get rid of the problem for me.

Posted at 10:33AM on Mar 22nd 2006 by Sinistar 0 stars

6. Ive had my Disc lock up after a Preview event.. It said "unreadable disc" error and I had to restart the game.. I checked my Disc and it was fine.. Prob, a bug in the game..

BTW my disc is/was brand new..

Posted at 10:35AM on Mar 22nd 2006 by Thomas 0 stars

7. Its doesn't have anything to do with the games. Its the DVD drive. It spins up too fast and tries to read the disc and it totally messes it up. It can't find the file and it errors. Trust me you have to reset the XBOX 360 just to get the disc drive to work again. I mean come on people. Why do you think there is 2 versions of the DVD drive out there. The first ones were crappy. I want a recall. Just listen to the game right before it crashes. The drive speeds up and then slows down really fast to try and read the disc and messes it up. Go through the menus slower is usually what does it for me. So it gives the DVD drive more time to look for the files.

Posted at 11:00AM on Mar 22nd 2006 by djphatjive 0 stars

8. OMG! yer right! it must be the dvd drive, because we all know that demo's from the "marketingtrashplace" use the dvd drive!


Posted at 11:17AM on Mar 22nd 2006 by Jmz28 0 stars

9. Hasn't happened to me once so far. Everything is in perfect working order.

Posted at 11:20AM on Mar 22nd 2006 by Optimus 0 stars

10. I agree with people looking for things to complain about. Some just don't like Microsoft.

Played the demo around 7 or 8 times, with no problems yet.

Posted at 11:48AM on Mar 22nd 2006 by g mAn 0 stars

11. I'm assuming this is on a disc, and not the downloadable demo. I don't remember Burnout being on any disc that had this demo.

Posted at 12:45PM on Mar 22nd 2006 by Chris 0 stars

12. My burnout works great! I've been playing it since release :) Not one glitch, and yes i have the origional drive #6!

Posted at 1:04PM on Mar 22nd 2006 by nizzy1115 0 stars

13. The disc eroor they are talking about has happened to me aswell i bought fight night and it always loses the place and stops spinning then i can the read error it got so bad i couldn't finish a fight, sent my xbox back and am waiting on a new one.

Posted at 1:22PM on Mar 22nd 2006 by Leckie 0 stars

14. The demo works just fine for me.


Posted at 1:50PM on Mar 22nd 2006 by Adam 0 stars

15. Except for totalling too easily in the game, [the demo] works just fine for me.

Posted at 3:29PM on Mar 22nd 2006 by Don Wilson 2 stars

16. One time in high school, I put on a blindfold and tossed hammers up in the air and tried to catch them with my nuts. That was the dumbest f%$@ing game I had ever played until yesterday.
I realize that Full Auto is nowhere near as good looking as this game and the gameplay may be awkward to some, but I was willing to overlook the ridiculous download time it takes for me to get the Burnout demo and then I played. Pointless. I knew when Full Auto my friend (I just have 1) would say I chose the inferior game, but I had never played Burnout until yesterday and now I wish I hadn't. I never understood the haters who said many 360 games were just a bunch of flashy graphics and nothing special. I've thoroughly enjoyed most of the games I've played til now. To me the graphics are all this game has going for it and that's just not enough in this case.

Posted at 4:03PM on Mar 22nd 2006 by crYm fYtr 0 stars

17. I started playing the demo earlier today. After only a few seconds, I was sold. I played Burnout 2 a few years back. Nowhere near this impressive. This is a BEAUTIFUL game, and it's addictive.

Posted at 6:54PM on Mar 22nd 2006 by Trauts 0 stars

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