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Mass Effect 2 Cerberus Network Login

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Mass Effect 2 Cerberus Network Login

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I have Mass Effect 2 installed through Origin and it says that I have all of my DLC downloaded and installed.  When I run the game I am told that I have to log into the Cerberus Network so that my ownership of the DLC can be verified.  When I try to login with my Origin account it says the password is wrong.  I went to the EA Mass Effect site to test my EA Online account, which is the same as my steam info of course, and it works there.  If Origin knows that I own the DLC why do I have to log into the Cerberus Network and why is the Network not working.

 

I checked my firewall settings and Mass Effect 2 is allowed passage.

 

I tried the EA contact us site but after filling out the "Tell us a little about your problem" screen, the next screen was plank with only a link to the new Answer HQ page.  How is that Contact Us?

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If I remember correctly, Mass Effect 2's password form has difficulties with certain special characters. If you have special characters, change your password, and the game may accept it. I know underscores and numbers are acceptable.

 

If the support site doesn't have any useful contact methods, change your region.



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Re: Mass Effect 2 Cerberus Network Login

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If I remember correctly, Mass Effect 2's password form has difficulties with certain special characters. If you have special characters, change your password, and the game may accept it. I know underscores and numbers are acceptable.

 

If the support site doesn't have any useful contact methods, change your region.



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Thanks for the reply.

 

Yes, it worked once I reset my password and removed any special characters.

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@Fred_vdp Come on that's embarrassing, remove special characters so the password is WEAK and then you can play the game !!!???!? ROFLMAO this is just utter INCOMPETENCE - fine I'll change my password scheme just because EA Developers can't fix this and take security seriously - bunch of amateurs
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If anyone is still having this Problem in 2020.
Your Password can also be too long.
Had a PW with 20 Characters and it did not work for
the Cerberus Network.
I was forced to chose a much smaller PW....

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Just amazing. Special characters make the  HTTP request invalid (or is  not even generated).  Frankly, Bioware's code quality cannot be considered  good enough with this type of trash.   You cannot even close the game with standard ALT+F4

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yep, having this issue 2021, shorter password fixed it for me.

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