I have just been scammed by Microsoft!

#1 Posted by Baillie (4041 posts) -

Well, not really. I was playing Crackdown 2 and decided to finally track down and bag all the Hidden Orbs. After a few hours me and my buddy get the last one and the achievements pop. One for getting all the Hidden Orbs and another for getting ALL the orbs in the game. 1000G. 
 
However, my friend told me Sixth Sense (Hidden Orbs) isn't shown as unlocked for me, so I checked Xbox.com, and guess what? It says it's locked too. 
 
 This sucks, lol. Anyone know a way to fix this?

#2 Posted by ch13696 (4582 posts) -

The only other way is to restart the game. I know, it's a shit load of work, but that's how Achievements and trophies work. I remember when I tried getting the million and billion dollar trophy for Mercenaries 2. Apparently, if you go past the million and billion dollar mark and the server doesn't register it, then you're fucked. Meaning you will never get it because the EA server goes by your PSN ID. 

#3 Posted by Baillie (4041 posts) -

Yeah, but it is unlocked for me. I can't reset that.

#4 Edited by supermike6 (3540 posts) -

You don't understand the definition of the word scam.

#5 Posted by Baillie (4041 posts) -
@supermike6: Sorry, you don't understand sarcasm.
#6 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

Yeah. Me and my friend did co-op Gears of War on insane, and after we beat it we noticed he didn't get any of the achievements, and I did.

#7 Posted by Baillie (4041 posts) -
@CL60: Did he have them unlocked on his console, though? It's just on xbox.com and if people compare their games to me that it doesn't show.
#8 Edited by CL60 (16906 posts) -
@Baillie said:

" @CL60: Did he have them unlocked on his console, though? It's just on xbox.com and if people compare their games to me that it doesn't show. "

He didn't have them on his account at all. Not on his Xbox, nor Xbox.com
#9 Posted by KME93 (206 posts) -

So it is just not showing on Xbox.com, but it is on your console? My guess is maybe Xbox.com is not updating properly and has not noticed you unlocked the achievement. How long ago did you unlock it?

#10 Posted by Baillie (4041 posts) -

Solid Block of Orbsome
You got every collectible Orb in Pacific City.


50 
Acquired 8/10/2010 4:08 AM
An hour an a half ago. (Yes, I know it's late! :P)
#11 Posted by supermike6 (3540 posts) -
@Baillie said:
" @supermike6: Sorry, you don't understand sarcasm. "
Shit, I missed the first sentence. My bad. But also, that's not sarcasm.
#12 Posted by Baillie (4041 posts) -
@supermike6: Well yeah, either way I wasn't being serious! :P
#13 Posted by JuanSolid (31 posts) -

My friend is chasing my score and winning all of a sudden. I usually play offline, but my score is accurate. Anyway he messages me online saying he beat me by one point, and I tell him he did not because it did not update. If it updated on your console/gamer tag, than you just need to log into xbox live and give it a bit before it updates. As long as your gamer score appears accurate online to others who cares if they don't see it in compared games?
 
Anyway make sure you go online at least one and than sleep on it....

#14 Posted by Damien (1384 posts) -

Yeh, I'd say give the website a bit of time and see if it changes.

#15 Posted by KME93 (206 posts) -
@Baillie: Hmm Well thats just odd I guess I would do as JuanSolid suggested and just sleep on it and see what happens when you check back on it
#16 Posted by Baillie (4041 posts) -
@JuanSolid: @Damien: Yeah, I'm assuming the same thing. It's probably happened a ton of times, but obviously I've not gone to check Xbox.com to see if it's updated before. 
 
If it isn't fixed within 24hrs, I'll try recovering my profile and see if I can redo it. 
 
Link to profile.
#17 Edited by JuanSolid (31 posts) -
@Baillie said:

" @JuanSolid:  @Damien: Yeah, I'm assuming the same thing. It's probably happened a ton of times, but obviously I've not gone to check Xbox.com to see if it's updated before. 
 
If it isn't fixed within 24hrs, I'll try recovering my profile and see if I can redo it. 
 
Link to profile. "

if you recovery your gamer tag your save file will still be complete and force you to play the whole game again.... Like I said if the score is correct for you, it has to update with xbox live. Hold in there and I don't recommend recovering your tag since..... nvm, I was thinking about the 6 month rule on moving licenses for content lol.
 
Good Luck!

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