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Can't enjoy a game that doesn't work,
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This review is from: NCAA Football 13 - Xbox 360 (Video Game)
Dynasty mode is what drives this franchise, and it simply doesn't work in NCAA Football 13. After a few hours, it freezes on the load screen to a game, usually mid-season. I have played multiple dynasties with multiple schools, and the freezing issue comes up each time and makes the Dynasty non-functional. The only recourse is to shut the Xbox off with the main power button.
Truly a waste of money. Shame on you, EA. Shame on you.
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Initial post: Jul 15, 2012 2:21:04 PM PDT
Peter J. Hydrick says:
I have the same issue. Game should be pulled from market until repaired.
In reply to an earlier post on Jul 15, 2012 5:13:57 PM PDT
I also have this issue. I agree with OP and the above commenter. Game should be pulled off the market until they fix this.
Posted on Jul 16, 2012 3:52:33 AM PDT
Sucks!Bought the game last week,haven't gotten deep into the game yet,but the same stuff will probably happen to me too.I skipped '12,maybe I should go back to playing '11,really afraid to get Madden(skipped '12 too).I think I'll stick with NHL13,and 2K13.
Posted on Jul 16, 2012 7:27:01 AM PDT
Tyler B. Marion says:
I had this problem and then I installed the game to my Xbox 360 and the freezing issue went away.
Posted on Jul 17, 2012 3:38:22 AM PDT
Cool,installed the game to my hard drive.Hope it doesnt give any problems.
Posted on Jul 17, 2012 11:25:16 AM PDT
Scott M. Gall says:
I had this same problem. The workaround that is...working...for me is to go into recruiting, fool around just a little so that when you come out you trigger an autosave. Than start the game.
Work every time for me. Just frustrating how often I have to do it.
Posted on Jul 17, 2012 8:14:49 PM PDT
Levi A. Bailey says:
Same problem. Tried the "recruiting auto-save" workaround, and it seems to be working for now. Considering the game still says that Erin Andrews will be on the sidelines before games, I wouldn't be surprised if EA spends most of their time playtesting new features.
In reply to an earlier post on Jul 17, 2012 8:25:29 PM PDT
I installed the game to my 360 to and it didn't fix the problem. But hey glad at least someone can enjoy the game. haha
In reply to an earlier post on Jul 17, 2012 11:11:46 PM PDT
W. Critchlow says:
doing something that forces an autosave before you try to start the game allows you to play the game without a freeze, as others have mentioned
Posted on Jul 18, 2012 10:34:47 AM PDT
W. Lutsk says:
I had a similar problem as well. I think it happens sometimes when you do recruiting for a week, and then don't play the game right after, it can freeze up at the loading screen. I started a new Dynasty, installed my game to my hard drive, and have not had the same problem since. And I believe that I HAVE recruited without playing a game in the same session again.
So while this is an annoying issue, it seems there may be a possible fix.