Microsoft ban-spree on Xbox Live launched

It looks like Microsoft has started a new wave of Xbox Live bannings against naughty console modders, according to a report. The banning campaign is aimed squarely at dirty pirates who have modified their DVD firmware or DVD+/-R DL discs - specifically those using Toshiba-Samsung and Hitachi-LG drives. According to our own clued-up Del Boy, […]

It looks like Microsoft has started a new wave of Xbox Live bannings against naughty console modders, according to a report.

The banning campaign is aimed squarely at dirty pirates who have modified their DVD firmware or DVD+/-R DL discs - specifically those using Toshiba-Samsung and Hitachi-LG drives.

According to our own clued-up Del Boy, these modified drives allow Xbox 360 owners to play copied games, which obviously isn't very good news for the platform holder.

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