My Arkham City PC disc refuses to work

#1 Posted by Sprucegrove (10 posts) -

A strange thing happened. Got my copy of Arkham City for PC yesterday, installed it, played it, loved it. However, today when I started up my computer, the disc is unreadable. My PC can't even find the disc itself. This problem is with disc 1, disc 2 works perfectly fine but that won't really help me since I tried to solve the problem by uninstallning the game. Big Mistake. Has anyone else had this problem or did I just get a broken disc? I've done some research on Google about the problem but I can't find a solution.

#2 Posted by MayorFeedback (674 posts) -

Return it for a new copy.

#3 Posted by jetsetwillie (857 posts) -

turn the disk over check for greasy finger prints or any filthy stains you might of left on it.

#4 Posted by Sprucegrove (10 posts) -

Yeah, that was my first idea as well. The strange thing is that it seems to work on my roommate's computer, and all other discs I put in my computer works as well. I'm just curious to see if it's a common problem with the PC version.

#5 Edited by RIDEBIRD (1233 posts) -

Activate the code in Steam and download the game. It's Steamworks afaik. If you can't download it, try burning a copy of it or something.

#6 Posted by Sprucegrove (10 posts) -

@Ertard said:

Activate the code in Steam and download the game. It's Steamworks afaik.

I tried it and it didn't work. Valve doesn't seem to support it as a third-party release on Steam according to their official list. That would've solved my problem pretty quick, though. :(

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