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Some copies of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 have Mass Effect 2 on the second disc


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Initial post: Nov 13, 2012 5:52:19 AM PST
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Some copies of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 have Mass Effect 2 on the second disc
Comments 2 Tom Hatfield at 01:42pm November 13 2012

Gamers on the Steam community forums, Reddit and the Call of Duty forums are reporting that when they try to install disc 2 of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, they instead get Mass Effect 2. So that's what Treyarch meant when they said they were adding moral choices to the campaign.

Early reports were confirmed when PCGamesN discovered a video by zeroiez (embedded above) showing him inserting a CoDBlOps2 disc into his machine before getting a prompt to install BioWare's Mass Effect 2 instead.

Exactly how an EA game ended up in an Activision case is uncertain, but it's possible the two publishing giants contract the same company to produce discs, and there was a disc image mixup at the factory. We've reached out to Activision for comment.

So far the error seems to have affected a relatively small number of people, but if you're one of them your best bet is to use your CD key to download the game directly from Steam instead. I hope your internet is up to the task.

Meanwhile, we've got Martin hard at work playing the real Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for our review. He's just gotten to the bit where you meet Garrus.

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 5:53:23 AM PST
MrFoxhound says:
Awe-

Wait for it!

-Some!

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 5:55:47 AM PST
That seems like a great bonus....A great game with some Call of Duty

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 5:57:00 AM PST
MrFoxhound says:
EA always said they wanted CoD sales. I'm glad they figured out a way to get there!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 6:09:35 AM PST
But, you don't get a ME2 unlock code, so you can't actually play the game...

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 6:10:32 AM PST
MrFoxhound says:
So, it's the same if you bought it from EA and are using Origin?

-Sorry, but these jokes are writing themselves.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 6:32:24 AM PST
Still better the COD....

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 6:37:33 AM PST
Cinema Fan says:
Would've been even funnier if it was Warfighter.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 6:43:05 AM PST
Haha. Nice.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 6:45:21 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 13, 2012 6:45:26 AM PST
Cats Go Nyan says:
Two broken games make one complete game?

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 6:48:32 AM PST
That is really funny actually. I cant imagine what would happen if something like this were to appear in the console verison of the game.

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 7:06:33 AM PST
hahaha...i know EA were master trolls with BF3 but this takes the cake

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 7:42:50 AM PST
WesCyde says:
Looks like EA is trying to push some people to BF3! Couple under the table transactions to screw up COD games!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 8:04:50 AM PST
Bobbum Man says:
Now I know why BLOPS2 is getting reviewed so highly!

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 8:06:07 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 13, 2012 8:06:16 AM PST
So this game has a metascore of 18.2? That's almost as good as Uncharted 2. Best. Game. Evar?!

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 8:08:02 AM PST
Flores. says:
Games are shipped with 2 discs? News to me.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 8:08:39 AM PST
On the most powerful system they are.

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 8:09:36 AM PST
Phranctoast says:
That's one way to raise the time of completion from 5 hours.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 8:10:53 AM PST
Games are still using discs? News to me.

:-)

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 8:11:34 AM PST
Flores. says:
Ah, nate

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 8:13:26 AM PST
WesCyde says:
Which system is that?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 8:17:33 AM PST
T3h PC dawg!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 8:17:34 AM PST
Morning, Flores. How was your weekend?

Posted on Nov 13, 2012 8:27:51 AM PST
McAwesomeo says:
Sounds like a win. They actually get a good game this time.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 8:48:54 AM PST
Flores. says:
All Kids, no gaming :(
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