Mass Effect 3 Character Import Issue – Not Just A Cloud Problem
Last night, gamers everywhere eagerly lined up to grab what will arguably be the hottest sci-fi game of 2012, Mass Effect 3. Like many of those gamers, I immediately headed home, fired up my Xbox 360 and started working away at importing my Commander Shepard character; the same character that has been with me through the previous two installments.
Everything went well enough. I picked my character file, and then it asked me which save game to load. After confirming that I wanted to use these files, a screen appeared with a “Saving File” icon, and then, nothing. It just sat there. Frozen. I rebooted my Xbox 360 and attempted to import the character again with the same result, and tried a third time after installing the game to the hard drive. It appears that I’m not the only one with import problems. However, I did notice that before attempting to try one last time, there was now a “Resume” option on my menu. I selected it, and the game promptly started at the very beginning, but with a level 30 character with all of my selections apparently still working.
So for some of us, it may just be a bug in the import function. If you too are experiencing problems, you might want to see if you have a “Resume” option after your failed import attempt. If so, then you might be able to get started on saving the Earth.
Stay tuned for our upcoming review of Mass Effect 3!
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