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Hi, im waiting too, but it seems MS is angry for Bioware/EA crossing to the "dark Side" (PS3) , so it seems they don´t have the intention to release it
[/quote]Mass Effect 2 being multi-platform doesn't bear any weight on whether or not it ends up on the Xbox Live Marketplace as a Games on Demand title.
The simple fact that it's two discs and takes up a large volume of storage space is the determining factor if I were to take a stab at guessing.
That's why you don't see titles such as Lost Odyssey as a prime example on the Games on Demand list, it's four discs and to have that stored on Microsoft's servers as a Games on Demand title would simply take up too much data storage. Obviously I have no concrete
information as to why ME 2 isn't on the GoD list, but I would venture to bet it has to do with storage/size limitations.
If I remember correctly Mass Effect 2 with both discs installed is 12.4 gigs, and to address Mass Effect 3 and whether or not we'll see it on GoD, it's also rather large install size coming in at 14.6 gigs.
I agree with crypticzer0. I looked up to see the largest download on GoD and noticed NBA2k12 is the largest at 7.52gb. Since they've been dropping the price on mass effect and the dlc recently, I would hope something in the near future...
As others have said, due to the size of the data for Mass Effect 2, the liklihood of it being available for download on Games on Demand is slim to nil. True the PS3 can support larger files for download, hence why the entire ME trilogy can be downloaded
there off the PSN, the way MS has XB Marketplace and GoD setup, there's obviously not enough data storage etc available.
So, until otherwise stated by MS in any official capacity, you're stuck with the discs on Xbox 360.
It's not just up to Microsoft, but also BioWare and EA if they'll give permission for it to be made available on the Xbox 360's GoD. In any event, it's up to the powers that be if they'll ever bring ME2 and ME3 to GoD... regardless of how much gamer's want