Microsoft Is Ready To Ban Halo: Reach Pirates

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Aug 25, 2010
  1. tigris
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    Dang, Microsoft. You never were fun. [​IMG]
     


  2. tolana

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    who uses Xbox Live on a hacked xbox anyway?

    i do not use the online ability on consoles.. if i want to play online i do it on the best console. The computer! hehe.
     
  3. VashTS

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    yeah i might stay away now, i just got a free month from m$ but since they are looking to ban people i'd rather not risk it and wait for other guinea pigs to get banned to make sure im not part of the wave.

    i don't have a jtag so i can't play halo reach yet, but lt is working online so far. im really not scared of getting banned i will NEVER pay for xbox live. so if i get banned or run out of free trials then whatever. i bought it to be offline.
     
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    I don't have an X-Box, so I wonder.....what does jtag mean?
     
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    Uh what? Anyone who has a jtagged box isn't going go online and even be able to be banned.
     
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    I'm pretty sure it means some type of hacked Xbox. "Jtagged" ones are hacked ones or something like that. I didn't bother doing any research on it since I've never had the desire to hack my Xbox so I'm not quite sure.

    But Microsoft wants to ban pirates whenever they can, this is no surprise.
     
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    wow microsoft is stupid
     
  8. Jeff88

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    They are stupid for wanting to ban pirates?
    Wow, thank God you aren't running any company.
     
  9. Infinite Zero

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    Is it stupid to ban and prevent pirates from downloading leaked software and playing it before release?
    They have their right as a company.
     
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    OK, decided to Google what jtag means......it means a hardware modded X-Box. So now I know. [​IMG]

    So yeah, you'd have to be pretty ignorant to attempt to play online with one of those.
     
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    Dont you already get banned witin like 10 mins with a jtagged box anyway?
    What about this new "threat" is so different to the current situation?
     
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    Who would go online with a pirated copy of any game? [​IMG]
     
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    thanks to microsoft you are here on gbatemp...
    think before you write
     
  14. monkat

    Banned monkat I'd like to see you TRY to ban me. (Should I try?.

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    Honestly I think it's more due to Mosaic than MS
     
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    And even with a JTag'd Xbox...
    Darn you Xbox 360 Slim!
     
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    Microsoft wants to effectively brick an xbox with H:R, not ban.
     
  18. InuYasha

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    I never understood why companies like to wait to release games even tho there finished,as long as the game wasn't rushed out the door release the damn game already,and no i've never played halo so I don't care either way just speaking in general...
     
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    Because they have to produce a few million dvd's, package them, ship them to distribution centers and then to retailers.
     
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    JTAGed Xbox 360 + Xbox Live = Fail anyways. xD

    I use my JTAG for system link with my brothers Xbox 360 (Legit btw) or online through XLink Kai.
    Dont want to get my console banned for no reason.

    Also playing leaked and unverified games before launch is fail too. [​IMG]
     

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