Batman: Arkham City Xbox 360 disappearing save files

Warner calls on gamers to help resolve issue.

Warner Bros. has called on Xbox 360 gamers to help it combat a disappearing save files issue with Batman: Arkham City.

A number of gamers have found their save files mysteriously absent when playing the game, and have taken the Arkham City's forum to complain.

"We greatly appreciate and value you as a customer and apologise for any inconvenience if you have encountered any technical problems which might have impacted your experience with the game," US community manager Andy Cataldo wrote.

"We would very much like to fix the 'disappearing save files' issue some consumers have been reporting with the Xbox 360 version of the game as quickly as possible. Thus far our QA department has been unable to reproduce this issue."

Publisher Warner called on affected players to provide it with detailed information. Its QA team wants to know:

  • What version of the XBOX 360 hardware are you are experiencing the "disappearing save files" issue on?
  • What storage method are you using to save your Batman: Arkham City game files to (i.e. XBOX 360 hard drive, XBOX 360 memory unit, USB drive)?
  • What version of the XBOX 360 system software do you have on your machine?
  • Are you running a Beta version of the forthcoming XBOX 360 "Holiday 2011" system update?
  • Have you experienced the "disappearing save files" issue before and/or after installing any Batman: Arkham City DLC content (If yes, please be specific as to the DLC content you have downloaded)?
  • Have you experienced the "disappearing save files" issue before and/or after installing either of Batman: Arkham City's two title updates?

If you've experienced the problem, shoot Warner QA an email - support@wbgames.com.

"Hopefully, the information you provide will result in a more specific pattern to emerge which will let us consistently reproduce the 'disappearing save files' issue and ultimately get a fix in place," Cataldo added.

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