I recently purchased an XBox 360 and immediately tried to run Halo 3 on it. There was audio when it displayed the logo, but after that there was no sound whatsoever. I fiddled with the AV cable a bit but it did nothing. After a couple of missions of silence I tried one of my games from my old XBox (Halo 1) And audio was fine. One of my friends told me the 360 has TWO audio chips: One for 360 games and the other for games from the original XBox. Yesterday I rented and brought home Gears of War, and for half of the first mission I experienced silence. And then I got a lot of static and then audio. After that audio worked just fine, and I am no longer having trouble with this. However I would like to know why my console was performing in this way. I am absolutely positive it is not the cable or the TV.
An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points
An expert that got 5 achievements.
An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.
An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.
Re: No Audio for 360 Games
Well, a couple of things may have happened. Even though it sounds like you didn't touch anything.
Sometime if you run the system at a higher display setting then what a game is intended, you'll see things like this occur. For example, setting your 360 to run at 1080p, when the games' max is 720p. You will see distortion, or nothing at all, and maybe even the video, but no sound.
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
Your disk may be damaged. If it has scratches on it that can cause major problems. But the worst problems are caused by fingerprints. Fingerprints prevent the laser from reading the data on the disk. If your disk has fingerprints, run it under the water faucett and, using a soft cloth (the kind you would clean eyeglasses with), wipe from the center to the outside of the disk, not in a circle. If the problem persists, the Halo 3 data on your hard drive may be corrupted. Delete the data and try starting the game then.
yamaha doesn't really work so well with microsoft because it is a different company (brand) try getting a ethernet cord and plugging it into a modem if you dont have 1 try getting a wireless microsoft thing so that everything works out well
when the new games came out, the console updates itself when you go to play the game. Look on the back of your console at the numbers. (not serial or part) You should see 2006 or 2007. It is most likely that you have an 2006 which means that your graphics card isnt strong enough to handle the graphics from these games. If you call up microsoft and tell them that the console had the 3 red rings (even though it doesnt) They will take your console, repair it, and update it all for free.