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Microsoft Discontinues Xbox Live Service For Original Xbox Titles

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By Chris Scott Barr

If you’re still rocking an original Xbox, you might want to take note. Starting April 15th, Microsoft will be discontinuing support for all original Xbox games. Yes, that also means that your old copies of Halo 2 won’t work on Live, even if played in your shiny new 360. You’ll need to have a good old-fashioned LAN party if you want to play those titles with a significant amount of players.

So why the lack of love for Microsoft’s original console? It seems that the company is working on some updates that wouldn’t be possible to implement with the current limitations of these titles. They’re fairly mum on what these new features will be, though it likely has something to do with the Project Natal which is supposed to drop later this year.

[ Microsoft ] VIA [ CrunchGear ]







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  • Grangoire

    Thank you very much… but No… I will not clean my balls with an Axe.
    I prefer to keep anything named axe, knife, sharp pointy hurty fucker, etc away from my balls.

  • Jessicat

    That really sucks. I mean to have something like that taken from a game, really sucks.

  • Jessicat

    That really sucks. I mean to have something like that taken from a game, really sucks.