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Mass Effect 2 on Two DVDs

The Mass Effect Community Forums have word that Mass Effect 2 will span two DVDs for both Windows and Xbox 360, and the Xbox 360 version will require a one-time disc swap (thanks Kotaku). Word is:

Ok some details for you.

1 - Yes, there are 2 game discs for both the PC and Xbox 360 versions, both the Collector's and standard editions.

2 - There is a 3rd disc with the Collector's Edition. This is a movie DvD containing making of and other bonus information.

3 - The PC version is a standard install. You install the information from both discs and then play with 1 disc in the drive. No swapping.

4 - The Xbox 360 does not have an install and does require disc swapping during play.

5 - Even though there is a disc swap, it occurs at a carefully planned place in the game (that does not interfere with gameplay) and is done once. You do not swap back and forth. 1 swap and then done.

6 - Why 2 discs? Answer: Because you cannot fit this much awesome on one disc.

Hope this helps.

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22. Re: Mass Effect 2 on Two DVDs Dec 4, 2009, 13:03 kimbambaman
 
I have no idea why this is such a big deal. Its two disks, so what.

It isn't a big deal at all. This isn't even news. Why is the number of disks relevant? It isn't. People will bitch anytime it suits them, with or without reason. Just tune out the noise.
 
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