Crackdown 2 Demo Suffers Infinite Time Limit Glitch

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Crackdown 2 Demo Suffers Infinite Time Limit Glitch
The Crackdown 2 demo was released by Microsoft this week, but gamers have already found a way to circumvent the imposed time limit on the software, opening up a huge chunk of the game before its official release.

Crackdown 2 is significant in its demo for the ability for players to unlock Achievements before purchasing the full product. You have 30 minutes to play a sector of Pacific City and (most of) the chaos that ensues within, but transferring the save from demo to full retail copy will net you a bonus 100 Achievement points. So you can see why people are eager to play it.

But for some, 30 minutes just isn't enough. GameFAQs users have discovered a technical trick that allows a player to sign into the game world with the ticker frozen - online co-op and all. Almost all missions can be engaged in this manner too, with the exception of races that will set the timer going again.

Despite the embarrassing situation, it seems that Microsoft wasn't completely caught with its pants down - the demo has some gameplay boundaries on top of the time limit, such as only allowing you to complete two of the nine freak layers in the city. So it's not a total loss then.

Crackdown 2 is heading for a 9th July release.
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kyle 24 Jun 2010 04:58
1/7
the only reason people do the glitch is because they might be playing with a friend or be really far but the game will just close me and my friend did it well he did lol and it was boring but the freaks were fun to runover
nick 24 Jun 2010 11:05
2/7
how do u do it?
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Me 24 Jun 2010 14:46
3/7
for some wierd reason i went on the demo today and all the achievements had gone. i had all 100g for it =(
roxyboy 25 Jun 2010 14:05
4/7
its bin pathed
glitch wasnt removed 28 Jun 2010 21:18
5/7
it reallly works if fast enough try it works for real!
willy 3 Jul 2010 23:46
6/7
i got the full game anyway. its neat
Glitch 11 Jul 2010 18:08
7/7
They patched the unlimited time Glitch, but in the full version there area couple of new glitches which have been found. There is a list of some of these glitches at http://gamerglitch.com/category/glitches/crackdown-2-glitches/
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