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 Microsoft update will lock out unlicensed Xbox 360 storage devices
topic by pimppoet - 10-21-2009, 11:43 AM


Im not really a gamer...just came across this on another site.
Microsoft has made a new move today that will likely anger many current Xbox 360 users; locking out unlicensed storage devices that are not sold by the software giant.

"When Preview Program members start receiving the Xbox 360 system update next week, one of the changes is that unauthorized memory units will no longer work with the Xbox 360," writes Xbox Live's Larry Hryb, via MajorNelson.

The new update is the one that adds Twitter, Facebook and Last.fm integration and was generally highly anticipated by the gaming community.

As an example of what is coming, the 512MB Microsoft Memory Unit sells for $30 USD while unlicensed storage devices such as the expandable (up to 16GB) 2GB Datel Memory Unit sells for $40 USD. You will now be forced to buy the lower capacity, much more expensive Microsoft drive if you want to have access to your gaming life.

"If youve moved your profile or saved games onto one to 'back it up,' youd better move it back onto an authorized Xbox 360 storage device prior to taking the update. If you continue to use an unauthorised memory unit after the update, you will not be able to access your stored profile or saved games," adds Hryb.

source:Microsoft update will lock out unlicensed Xbox 360 storage devices


21 comments for "Microsoft update will lock out unlicensed Xbox 360 storage devices"


 10-21-2009, 12:19 PMonline - #2
El Fuerte 

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 10-21-2009, 01:21 PMaway - #3
KenKutaragi_v2 

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Sad really. MS had no problem with any 3rd party stuff with the Xbox.
 10-21-2009, 01:25 PMaway - #4
jayvivz 8 heat pts

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Originally Posted by KenKutaragi_v2
Sad really. MS had no problem with any 3rd party stuff with the Xbox.
They're f*cking money hungry f#ggums, that's the only real excuse. This is why I have no problem getting their games using third party DVDs. F*cking ####s.
 10-21-2009, 01:36 PMaway - #5
DJ Maximum|M 31 heat pts31

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Originally Posted by jayvivz
They're f*cking money hungry f#ggums, that's the only real excuse. This is why I have no problem getting their games using third party DVDs. F*cking ####s.
:agreement6::applause::applause::applause::applause:
 10-21-2009, 01:42 PMaway - #6
Exodus X13 

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well who uses memory cards anyway?
 10-21-2009, 01:45 PMaway - #7
P-Hill|M 19 heat pts19

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Originally Posted by jayvivz
they're f*cking money hungry f#ggums, that's the only real excuse. this is why i have no problem getting their games using third party dvds. F*cking ####s.
roflmao!!!!! @ 3rd party dvd's!!!
 10-21-2009, 02:06 PMaway - #8
PR0TENTIAL 54 heat pts54

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Originally Posted by jayvivz
They're f*cking money hungry f#ggums, that's the only real excuse. This is why I have no problem getting their games using third party DVDs. F*cking ####s.
For once, I actually agree with one of your posts. :agreement6::applause:
 10-21-2009, 02:57 PMaway - #9
XxC4xX 3 heat pts

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as much money ms pumps into xbl content as well as paying developers for once exclusive titles to go multiplatform (FFXIII, Tekken 6). They gotta make it back somehow
 10-21-2009, 03:26 PMaway - #10
Doe Stacks 

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Originally Posted by jayvivz
They're f*cking money hungry f#ggums, that's the only real excuse. This is why I have no problem getting their games using third party DVDs. F*cking ####s.
Preach..but ur a fool...lol @ using third party DVDs
 10-21-2009, 03:27 PMaway - #11
Honolulu Blue 27 heat pts27

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they worded it weird, they didn't say "third party" they said "unauthorized." so does that mean unauthorized third party only? or does it mean modded hdd's too?
 10-21-2009, 03:32 PMaway - #12
Atlanta 

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I think this goes more towards modded drives than third party ####
 10-21-2009, 03:34 PMonline - #13
Sammyboi22 

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No clue what this #### means
 10-21-2009, 06:27 PMaway - #14
PhI|0z0pH3r 72 heat pts72

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Originally Posted by Exodus X13
well who uses memory cards anyway?
Well the #### about these type of memory cards was that you could drop SDHC cards into them ####s. Making them a dope alternative to expensive a$s 360 HDDs.
 10-21-2009, 07:30 PMaway - #15
tonymann 4 heat pts

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^ first time hearing bout that.
 10-21-2009, 07:32 PMaway - #16
tonymann 4 heat pts

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lol my up ^ arrow looks stupid since its the first post on the second page.
Originally Posted by PhI|0z0pH3r
Well the #### about these type of memory cards was that you could drop SDHC cards into them ####s. Making them a dope alternative to expensive a$s 360 HDDs.
 10-21-2009, 07:36 PMaway - #17
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Originally Posted by Exodus X13
well who uses memory cards anyway?
Kegar.
 10-21-2009, 08:27 PMaway - #18
shady4180 1 heat pts

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does this include external hd that i run my movies from?
 10-21-2009, 08:40 PMaway - #19
DarkSidesHero 304 heat pts304

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Yup..
 10-26-2009, 01:27 PMaway - #20
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external hd's still ok?
 


 



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