Mass Effect - Achievements not unlocking

#1 Posted by TheBeast (1931 posts) -

I've finally got around to playing Mass Effect on the 360, clocked about 30 hours so far but I've just noticed something a bit odd - no achievements have unlocked - there are some which I clearly should have earned by now, but haven't appeared either in-game or on my record. 
 
Has anyone had any similar problems? I'm sure I'll replay this some time in the future, but it seems very strange...

#2 Posted by Bigandtasty (3204 posts) -

I've never heard of such a glitch, but I got all my achievements before Pinnacle Station was added.

#3 Posted by JoeyIA (663 posts) -

Are you playing the original release or the platinum hits version?  There is some prob w/ the platinum hits one not unlocking achievements if you start a game and then download DLC.  I think the official solotuion was to start a new game.
#4 Posted by TheBeast (1931 posts) -
@JoeyIA: It's the original release and I don't have any DLC for it.
#5 Posted by JoeyIA (663 posts) -

Has your gamerscore changed?  Like, does your list of achievements say that they're locked but your still getting gamerscore for them?
#6 Posted by TheBeast (1931 posts) -
@JoeyIA: Nope - my gamerscore hasn't changed. 
 
Just had a thought, both the game and the console are second-hand (bought from a friend) - no doubt he played the game on his own profile. Will achievements unlock twice on the same console? I would have thought they will...
#7 Posted by Gamer_152 (14109 posts) -

I have heard of one case of this before. I think the way the guy resolved it was to disconnected his console from Xbox LIVE, reconnect and then save the game and the achievements would unlock.

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#8 Posted by sandwich_adjustment (685 posts) -

this happened to me before. i played offline for ages and beat it..but once i connected to xbox live, the console patched and the achievements didnt save to my profile. \o/

#9 Posted by Gorikka (116 posts) -
@TheBeast: Yes, they will.

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