Xbox 360 achievements in arcade are screwed

#1 Posted by Lassegp (98 posts) -

So i got a problem. I used to have another harddrive for my 360, and obviously ive had to re download some of my arcade games. Problem is that when i play some of them, i cant unlock achievements. Its happened in Brain Challenge and SF2. When i press the dashboard button i can see that my gamerscore is 0, and that i apparently havent played any games - AT ALL! I got a 80k + gamerscore and played more than 250 games i think. 
 
Anyone else noticed this bug, perhaps someone has got a solution? Help please

#2 Posted by iam3green (14390 posts) -

yes, i get that sometimes. it's the gamerscore loading. i would say don't worry about it. maybe ur doing something wrong if u can't get the achievement.

#3 Posted by Karmum (11517 posts) -
@Lassegp said:
" So i got a problem. I used to have another harddrive for my 360, and obviously ive had to re download some of my arcade games. Problem is that when i play some of them, i cant unlock achievements. Its happened in Brain Challenge and SF2. When i press the dashboard button i can see that my gamerscore is 0, and that i apparently havent played any games - AT ALL! I got a 80k + gamerscore and played more than 250 games i think.   Anyone else noticed this bug, perhaps someone has got a solution? Help please "
Don't worry about that. Sometimes it'll say "0 gamerscore" for me when I'm loading up still in my dashboard, too. Trust me, your 80k plus gamerscore hasn't vanished, and my near-60k gamerscore didn't either. I don't know about the achievement unlocking situation, though.
#4 Posted by Lassegp (98 posts) -

Its not that my score is resetted, but i have to sign out and in again to reload my score. And when i do that, it doesnt say that i have played those games on my last played list.

#5 Posted by Rinkalicous (1339 posts) -

If you copied games from hardrive to MU/MU to harddrive using an account that didn't own them, you can't earn gamerscore in that game for some reason, even if the account you used to buy the game originally is signed in. If this is the case, download the games again and don't move them using any other account. 
 
That probably isn't the problem, but it's worth checking just in case.

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#6 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1862 posts) -
@Lassegp said:
"Its not that my score is resetted, but i have to sign out and in again to reload my score. And when i do that, it doesnt say that i have played those games on my last played list. "

It's weird, I have that problem on my 360 dashboard but not on Xbox.ca or anywhere else that tracks achievements/last played.
#7 Posted by Lassegp (98 posts) -
@Rinkalicous said:
" If you copied games from hardrive to MU/MU to harddrive using an account that didn't own them, you can't earn gamerscore in that game for some reason, even if the account you used to buy the game originally is signed in. If this is the case, download the games again and don't move them using any other account.  That probably isn't the problem, but it's worth checking just in case. "
I will try that out man, but i dont think its the problem. I've already unlocked some chivies in those 2 games, before i got a new HDD. Its strange that i cant find any solution on the internet - it is the 360 afterall - somebody are bound to have experienced problems like me :)

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