Report: Up to 1 million XBL users have been banned

Wednesday, 11 November 2009 21:18 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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While the gaming world’s aware that Microsoft has put the hammer down and started banning folks with modded Xbox 360’s, a new report states that the number of players tossed could be higher than originally thought.

When the news first broke this week, it was estimated that around 600,000 were toast, but now it seems that up to 1 million could have been affected.

“All consumers should know that piracy is illegal and that modifying their Xbox 360 console to play pirated discs violates the Xbox Live terms of use, will void their warranty and result in a ban from Xbox Live,” Microsoft said in a statement.

With over XBL 20 million users worldwide, expect that number to get even higher.

Via Guardian UK.

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