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XBL bossman: 1 million people were not banned over modded consoles

Xbox Live general manager, Marc Whitten, has told VentureBeat that there “wasn’t a million people” banned for having modded 360 consoles, and is unsure “why people would think it was a million”. “These were people that were pirating software. We try to keep sanctity of life from a safety and anti-cheating perspective and we protect […]

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  • Microsoft responds to XBL bans over modded 360 consoles

    Microsoft has responded to the wave of bans on Xbox Live over modded 360 consoles, and while it has decided to remain mum on specific figures, it was quick to remind consumers that piracy is illegal and subject to consequences. “While we don’t comment on specific numbers, Microsoft’s commitment to combat piracy and support safer […]

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  • Report: Up to 1 million XBL users have been banned

    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 […]

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