Why doesnt the xbox 360 hava emulators????

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 - Games & Content' started by Heatguyred, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Heatguyred
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    The xbox has all sort of emulators, from nes to N64.

    So if the xbox 360 is its succesor, why doesnt it have any emulators??
     
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  3. yikkyon

    yikkyon GBAtemp Regular

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    It's because those who try to hack their Xbox have been crying over being banned from LIVE.
    So much so that they can't look at their console in the eye.
     
  4. Tanas

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    No, its because the copy protection has not been fully hacked yet.
     
  5. ikick9000

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    it actually hasnt been hacked AT ALL.... only one kernel was ever found to have an exploit (KK exploit...)

    thats long since patched and you cannot downgrade to that kernel now without an expensive modchip... everything is checked and passed through the hypervisor now... chance of the xbox360 ever being hacked fully is very low [​IMG]
     
  6. 754boy

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    Well we don't need no stinking emulators honestly. Chances are everyone already owns another system capable of running emus like DS, PSP, GC, Wii, DC, PS2, etc.........
     
  7. velocity37

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    The only way you could make or run emulators on it is if you had XNA membership. There have already been proof-of-concept emulators for XNA.

    Really though, as you've said, the original Xbox pretty much does it all already. Granted, there are a few platforms that would greatly benefit from the 360 (N64/PSX/MAME). For the price of XNA membership alone though ($99) you could pick up two original Xboxes.
     
  8. Heatguyred
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    Well that sucks.

    Btw, shouldnt this be in frequently asked questions??

    Or is it not that frequently asked?
     
  9. jalaneme

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    i would have thought as soon as the xbox 360 lifespan has expired (when new consoel comes out) then it would be hacked eventually.
     
  10. Foxle

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    Most people understand that if a software hack doesn't exist for a system, then there would be no software written for it. Go figure.