Major Nelson's announced that Xbox Live services for the original Xbox will shut down as of April 15.
It's also been confirmed that Live servers for any Xbox titles released via the Xbox Originals service for 360 are to also be closed.
The first step in the shutdown will see auto-renewals turned off for anyone using Live on an original Xbox.
"We did not make this decision lightly, but after careful consideration and review we realize that this decision will allow us unprecedented flexibility for future features," said Nelson.
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Goodbye Halo 2 multiplayer. We barely knew ya.