"This disc is unreadable"?

#1 Posted by CarpetRemnant (374 posts) -

Hey, so there I was playing, and enjoying, the cave. I just finished the time traveller section and got frustrated at the same part I'm sure everyone does and found a new cave painting. I looked at it, looked at some others I'd found and the tried to back out to the game again. The whole thing locked up and my only choice was to turn off the console (360). When I re-loaded the game everything was fine until I selected 'continue game'. Where an error message popped up that says "This disc is unreadable. 1. Clean the disc with a soft cloth 2. Restart the console"
Any ideas how I can apply a soft cloth to a metaphorical disc?
I restarted the console and it still has the error message, frustrating because I had done the puzzles for each of my 3 characters so assume I was near the end...

#2 Posted by phonicpod (99 posts) -

We have exactly the same problem. Same section and everything,,!, I guess it's a bug?!

#3 Posted by buft (3316 posts) -

hmm i was gonna say hard drive corruption but if is having the exact same issue i would say bug

#4 Posted by xMEGADETHxSLY (446 posts) -

Bug, game is really buggy and framerate drops are constant. Hopefully it gets patched

#5 Posted by jakob187 (21665 posts) -

You need to pull the disc out of the tray, then use something like a microfiber cloth to wipe the back of it off. Make sure there aren't any type of deep scratches or a crack forming on the inner ring. This could cause the problem as well.

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#6 Posted by phonicpod (99 posts) -

Uh.. It's a Xbla title, and is download only. Its very hard to clean a non existent disc. :/

#7 Posted by Hailinel (24431 posts) -

@phonicpod said:

Uh.. It's a Xbla title, and is download only. Its very hard to clean a non existent disc. :/

That's the joke.

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#8 Posted by TwoArmed (113 posts) -

Try clearing your cache each time before you play it? That's what I had to do with the digital version of Sonic Generations on 360.

#9 Posted by Pudge (883 posts) -

Try cleaning a blank CD in front of the Kinect and see if your Xbox approves.

#10 Posted by Vextroid (1391 posts) -

@Hailinel said:

@phonicpod said:

Uh.. It's a Xbla title, and is download only. Its very hard to clean a non existent disc. :/

That's the joke.

What a weird error for a downloadable game. Re-downloading and/or clearing the cache might work?

#11 Posted by Warfare (1633 posts) -

@Pudge said:

Try cleaning a blank CD in front of the Kinect and see if your Xbox approves.

Bravo!

#12 Posted by CarpetRemnant (374 posts) -

I deleted my save and played through to the same point fairly speedily. An annoying and confusing bug though. Hope it doesn't happen again though cause I'm a little over halfway to seeing every ending for every character and losing a save now would...be sad.

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