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    Game » consists of 26 releases. Released Mar 02, 2010

    Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is the second installment in this spin-off Battlefield series. It has a more serious campaign and a vastly expanded multiplayer system.

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    #1  Edited By TheDeadComedian

    I'm not sure anyone can help, but steam support is taking forever. I preordered bfbc2 months ago and downloaded it, and only now did i have the time to play it. I launched it (it aint installed yet) and it says the game is unavailable at this time, it did this last week too, but steam said some EA servers were down. Can anybody help?
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    #2  Edited By Akeldama

    I think the servers are down right now for BF. Sucks.

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    #3  Edited By Pinworm45

    Two things. 
     
    First, go to the BFBC2 folder (steam/steamapps/common/BFBC2). 
     
    Delete the games .exe. 
     
    Then go to steam, right click BFBC2 in your list, and hit properties. Click the local files tab. Hit Verify Integrity of Game Cache. 
     
    It will download a small amount, and your game should work after this. 
     
    It's extremely likely you suffered a bug that steam had (and fixed, but not until after you already downloaded it) that messed up decrypting.   
     
    Lemme know if this helps or not.

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    #4  Edited By TheDeadComedian
    @Pinworm45:
    i cant find the .exe
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    #5  Edited By ThePhantomnaut
    @Akeldama said:
    " I think the servers are down right now for BF. Sucks. "
    Yeah probably and damn I am gonna listen to some Converge right now.
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    #6  Edited By Ryax
    @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @Akeldama said:
    " I think the servers are down right now for BF. Sucks. "
    Yeah probably and damn I am gonna listen to some Converge right now. "
    their newest album is so awesome. i really dig cutter and wretched world
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    #7  Edited By Akeldama
    @Ryax said:
    " @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @Akeldama said:
    " I think the servers are down right now for BF. Sucks. "
    Yeah probably and damn I am gonna listen to some Converge right now. "
    their newest album is so awesome. i really dig cutter and wretched world "
    you guys are both awesome. 
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    #8  Edited By sodiumCyclops
    @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @Akeldama said:
    " I think the servers are down right now for BF. Sucks. "
    Yeah probably and damn I am gonna listen to some Converge right now. "
    My sister is seeing them live tonight :P
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    #9  Edited By Alberto777

    @ TheDeadComedian, I would try downloading from a different download region server. Open up steam, on the corner of the window click on File -> Settings, then on the tab labeled "Downloads".. under there switch your download region to another close server then it will ask you to restart your steam. Hope that helps.
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    #10  Edited By ThePhantomnaut
    @sodiumCyclops said:
    " @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @Akeldama said:
    " I think the servers are down right now for BF. Sucks. "
    Yeah probably and damn I am gonna listen to some Converge right now. "
    My sister is seeing them live tonight :P "
    Nice for an Australia tour before they get to play with Thursday, Gaza, Coalesce, and Harvey Milk back in America.
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    #11  Edited By Ryax
    @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @sodiumCyclops said:
    " @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @Akeldama said:
    " I think the servers are down right now for BF. Sucks. "
    Yeah probably and damn I am gonna listen to some Converge right now. "
    My sister is seeing them live tonight :P "
    Nice for an Australia tour before they get to play with Thursday, Gaza, Coalesce, and Harvey Milk back in America. "
    i gotta wait till may 13 to see em here in seattle
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    #12  Edited By Akeldama
    @Ryax said:
    " @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @sodiumCyclops said:
    " @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @Akeldama said:
    " I think the servers are down right now for BF. Sucks. "
    Yeah probably and damn I am gonna listen to some Converge right now. "
    My sister is seeing them live tonight :P "
    Nice for an Australia tour before they get to play with Thursday, Gaza, Coalesce, and Harvey Milk back in America. "
    i gotta wait till may 13 to see em here in seattle "
    I saw them with High on Fire, Mastodon and Dethklok. Fucking rad show.
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    #13  Edited By Ryax
    @Akeldama said:
    " @Ryax said:
    " @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @sodiumCyclops said:
    " @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @Akeldama said:
    " I think the servers are down right now for BF. Sucks. "
    Yeah probably and damn I am gonna listen to some Converge right now. "
    My sister is seeing them live tonight :P "
    Nice for an Australia tour before they get to play with Thursday, Gaza, Coalesce, and Harvey Milk back in America. "
    i gotta wait till may 13 to see em here in seattle "
    I saw them with High on Fire, Mastodon and Dethklok. Fucking rad show. "
    no shit? that sounds sick as fuck. i envy you
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    I love Dethklok! You got yoru steam check bc2 check ahh f it

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    #15  Edited By Marz
    @TheDeadComedian:  I think i know your problem, check to see if your shortcut is trying to run the game in administrator mode.  Steam doesn't like that and refuses to open the game like that.   Also check to see that bfbc2.exe doesn't have the adminstrator mode checkbox in the properties of the file.
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    #16  Edited By jmrwacko
    @Ryax said:

    " @Akeldama said:

    " @Ryax said:
    " @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @sodiumCyclops said:
    " @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @Akeldama said:
    " I think the servers are down right now for BF. Sucks. "
    Yeah probably and damn I am gonna listen to some Converge right now. "
    My sister is seeing them live tonight :P "
    Nice for an Australia tour before they get to play with Thursday, Gaza, Coalesce, and Harvey Milk back in America. "
    i gotta wait till may 13 to see em here in seattle "
    I saw them with High on Fire, Mastodon and Dethklok. Fucking rad show. "
    no shit? that sounds sick as fuck. i envy you "

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    #17  Edited By Ryax
    @jmrwacko: it got better
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    #18  Edited By ajamafalous
    @Akeldama said:
    " @Ryax said:
    " @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @sodiumCyclops said:
    " @ThePhantomnaut said:
    " @Akeldama said:
    " I think the servers are down right now for BF. Sucks. "
    Yeah probably and damn I am gonna listen to some Converge right now. "
    My sister is seeing them live tonight :P "
    Nice for an Australia tour before they get to play with Thursday, Gaza, Coalesce, and Harvey Milk back in America. "
    i gotta wait till may 13 to see em here in seattle "
    I saw them with High on Fire, Mastodon and Dethklok. Fucking rad show. "
    I missed that show when they were here. :/
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    #19  Edited By Pinworm45
    @TheDeadComedian said:
    " @Pinworm45: i cant find the .exe "
    Steam -> SteamApps -> Common -> Battlefield Bad Company 2 -> delete BFBC2Game.exe 
     
    then open team, right click Bad Company 2, click properties, go to local files, her verify integrity of game cache. It will download a small amount and then 95% chance that it will work afterwords
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    #20  Edited By captain_clayman

    lol this thread took an interesting turn 
     
    also, mastodon is the shit

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