Walking Dead progress glitch, please help !

#1 Posted by desmondfromthehatch (27 posts) -

So I bought the entire Walking Dead season in the XBL sale the other day and have been really loving the game but I've encountered a really frustrating glitch of some kind. I have finished both episodes 1 & 2 and upon beginning episode 3, the game just starts from the beginning of episode 1 and does this every time I attempt to start episode, any idea how to fix this ?

#2 Posted by procrasturbate (297 posts) -

Yo! This has repeatedly happened to me. Same thing. We finished the second episode for the third time, when it gets to the stats screen it looks all glitchy. Some red bars are shown but no text or percentages. Only thing you can do is press start and go back to the main menu or quit the game. Anyone knows what's causing this?

#3 Posted by ashton (332 posts) -

Same happened for me and I bought the disc version in stores. Started noticing some minor hitches and slow downs in episode 1 then things got progressively worse throughout episode 2 (audio not being said by characters but mouth moving) and by the end of the 2 the game was struggling to even run. Got the same stat screen glitch red bars and no comparative %'s. Now i can progress to episode 3 either!!! No idea whats going on or how to fix. Maybe need an update but Im not connected to the internet right now. Sooo bummed

#4 Posted by Demoskinos (16510 posts) -

@desmondfromthehatch: @procrasturbate: @ashton: Yes, this happens quite frequently. I made it a point to copy saves after each episode to each slot. If this happened with the restart on episode 1 thing what I always did was exit right away go back to the load save screen then copy the current save to the slot that got overriden with episode 1 then exit to menu then go back and load a save then click continue on the previous episode after it loads exit then cycle back over to the episode you want to continue too and it "should" load. The technical mess the game is is one of the most disappointing things about it. And yes this is a ridiculous solution to the problem but it worked for me.

#5 Posted by procrasturbate (297 posts) -

@Demoskinos: Gonna try this right now. So frustrated with the situation, so much time spent. Thanks for the help!

#6 Posted by procrasturbate (297 posts) -

Didn't work. This is fucked up.

#7 Posted by ashton (332 posts) -

@Demoskinos: Thanks for the tip i'll give it a try tonight cause god dam I couldn't stop playing! Even though I didn't trust those fucking brothers from the beginning and I figured out what was going on (i.e. The Road) its still an unbelievable series! I hope this works and I can move on the episode 3 soon.

#8 Posted by Napalm (9230 posts) -

@desmondfromthehatch: @procrasturbate: @ashton:

You guys should probably read my topic if you want to save your file.

#9 Posted by ashton (332 posts) -

@Napalm: Ill try this too thanks

#10 Posted by ashton (332 posts) -

Copied save to slot 3 and tried to play from there didn't work, same issues as on slot 1. Copied original save from slot 1 to slot 2, loaded that one up and it works despite initial extremely long load. I guess I should keep all the save files (dont want to delete one and they brake everything) and finish the series from slot 2 for now then delete them all and replay (with different choices) from slot 1 and hope it works all the way through next time or at least they may have a patch by then.

But anyways I guess it doesn't need to be in slot 3

#11 Posted by Superfriend (1655 posts) -

Game of the Year, right?

It did something similar for me, although not as fucked up. I basically had to replay the end of episode 3 again, since it forgot I had finished it.

Unbelievably sloppy stuff. I mean, this is a relatively linear adventure game and the save stuff is fucked like that.. still a great story and worth going through the hassle.

#12 Posted by haggis (1674 posts) -

Just happened again for me after episode three. Copied game saves, too. Still didn't work. This is the second time I've had to play through eps 1-3. I've about had it with the game at this point.

#13 Posted by Napalm (9230 posts) -

@haggis: Are you playing the retail boxed version?

#14 Posted by haggis (1674 posts) -

@Napalm said:

@haggis: Are you playing the retail boxed version?

No, the online version.

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