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Gears of War 2, wrong language

The Gears of War 2 game is coming up in a foriegn language. The menu and all written language on the screen is not english, but the audio is in english. We have called the support line 3 times with no results. We even returned the game and bought another at a different store, same problem. HELP !

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  • NELL2008 Nov 09, 2008

    Some additional info, all other games are working fine - english . We have also checked the language setup of the console - english too.

  • briant749 Nov 09, 2008

    Hey I have the same problem. Just bought the game yesterday and called XBOX help...returned the game same thing....

  • NELL2008 Nov 09, 2008

    Just an FYI, tryed the game in a friends xbox and it works - everything is in english. Must be something with the console and the way the new game is formatted ??? Especially since there are no issues with any other games played on the same console.

  • NELL2008 Nov 12, 2008

    Thanks to THE MASKED MAN !!! Found the locale setting and changed it to english - all is fine now !! Crazy that this was the only game that ever had a problem and that 3 calls to x-box were SOOOOOOOOO useless. thanks.

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    my gears of war is in a foreign language. how do i change it?

  • thepynes Dec 27, 2008

    Gears of war 2 - game not in English, appears to be Russian, can't figure out how to change to English

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    gears of war 2 is in wrong language..all other games work fine and are in is also in english

  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2009

    the language is wrong

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    My Main Menu in Gears Of War 2 is all in a different Language


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  • 1 Answer are gonna laugh at solution like I did....i returned 3 CD's and I was mad...language was in Checoslaviakian or German... I called Microsoft....Filipino outsourced help was...useless....had me giving them xbox serial numbers and kinds of info like if I was buying a house...anyways....I turned into the Ugly American and demanded an Englishman.....Filipino Guru got on the phone and had me go to my Settings in the xbox and I went to LOCALE and I had it on Checoslovakia I put it to United States and it made all my text back to good ol American English like God intended it to be :-) Locale is on the same settings page as the Language button,,,,,whoops i must have changed it in my sleep...

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    Edgard Bermudez Nov 12, 2008

    Microsoft is completly clueless....took me 3 days pleading for help with the idiots at Gamestop in UnionCity CA who said i had a HACKED xbox...then would not at least try to help me find a solution then they didnt even have an xbox 360 to test the disk or help with the settings! A game store with no game consoles to test stuff with!!!!! It took a nerdy filipino that happen to suggest for me to look at those settings after hours on the phone with microsoft....good grief!!!


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Thanks M M,
I've played over a dozen games and never had another language show up till Gears of War.
My local was Slova=something.
changed to us and vuela...........I'm a playing fool again

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Masked Man you are the man! You just saved me from eating my glock! The language thing was pissing me off.

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Very interesting situation. It seems that maybe there was a serious of bad games. Take it back and try to get your money back, go somewhere else to buy the game again because that has nothing to do with your system unless its happening with other games too. If it happens with other games, you have a SERIOUS flaw and you need to speak to Microsoft about it. If it's just that game, well then just try to return it and get your money back and buy it somewhere else.

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