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Halo 3 not letting me play campaign

For some reason, Halo3 is not letting me play any of the campaign missions. I have already finished them previously, but when i clicked on campaign, instead of the resume game button, it came up with some message saying 'where do you wanna save it' blah blah. so i clicked ok to save it onto the harddrive, and now it wont let me play any of the missions at all. If i try to play a mission through the campaign screen, it will start to load it, then stop and will say that 'players failed to load the content.'
OR, if i try to start a new campaign by clicking on the 'Start Solo Game' button on the opening screen, when it comes up with the Halo3 loading 'ring', it does not complete the loading, but comes up with an alert saying 'Game Failed to Start'

i have tried everything bar clearing my cache as im have downloaded dlc maps for Halo and am not sure if they will be deleted from my harddrive.

so please, any help will be great

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  • doraegarcia Dec 29, 2008

    it says clean the disc with a soft cloth, restart the console. i already did but is not working.

  • dstice93 Jan 05, 2009

    When I try to load the campaign, it tries then says 'failed to load'. The disk and console are 3 months old, and I have never had any problems before at all.

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    just got my xbox 360 back from being repaired and Halo 3 will not load single play campaign exact symptoms as discribed above everything else works fine

  • AfroSamraui Jan 31, 2009

    same here it says that i failed to load content but i can play some campain missions.So yeah i would really appreatice the help.

  • jesse miral Feb 02, 2009

    when i get on campaign it startd loading but then at the end it says ''failed to load''

  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    when i try to play campaign or customs games,

    it says "game failed to start"

    help plz?

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    After i got the marathon man achivement it gave me the shoulders (even though I hadnt got the right gamerscore) I tried to do campaign but it said failed to load content any advice?

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    mine does the same thing and also with high ground

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2009

    my halo 3 is pretty alright.
    i cant play on epitaph or snowbound which ironicaly are my least favorite maps on the game lol.
    but its *** that i cant play campaign past level 1 ?

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    Mine loads to 20%, then back to 0%, then tells me that it can't load. This happens on Arrival, the very first mission.

  • Anonymous May 01, 2009

    On mine it says Players failed to load content.

  • Anonymous May 26, 2009

    it goes to 20% then goes to 0% i hate it



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Redownload all maps and blow air into inside of xbox or clean disk and check for scratches. if that doesn't work you were either banned or need a new game data will be same disk might be ****.!!

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