Is it safe to play thrid-paty games early?

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 - Games & Content' started by Fudge, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. Fudge
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    Fudge Remember that death is not the end, but only a tra

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    On another forum someone told me that you could play third-party games early and not get banned from LIVE. He played FFXIII and New Vegas (the game I want to play early) and he hasn't been banned. He is a reputable member. Can anyone vouch for this?
     
  2. Forstride

    Forstride The rudder moves when I turn the wheel

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    No, you won't. If you do happen to get banned or suspended though, send Microsoft an e-mail with the proof of purchase. They'll have to unban/unsuspend you.
     
  3. CJL18

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    whoever told you that was a idiot if you play any game early or not verified you are always at risk of getting a ban to be on the safe side wait until fallout is verified on tuesday
     
  4. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    Microsoft did ban people when some store released a game early, then a shitstorm was raised and they changed their policies.
     
  5. Fudge
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    So I'm assuming I'll be safe if I play New Vegas tomorrow?
     
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    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    When does the game come out? Playing it a few days early can be explained by a store not respecting the release date, but playing it a few weeks early is going to raise some red flags.
     
  7. Fudge
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    It comes out this Tuesday.
     
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  9. brandonspikes

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    Microsoft only bans early copies if you play them illegally.

    You have nothing to fear in the future.