Those who use the "leaked" XNE code - you could face permanent bans and your console could suffer permanent and irreversible lockouts.
F*ckin better not be true.
Still beter than RROD
This is BS, you will not be banned and even MS has confirmed this themselves. If a NXE preview selectee hooks his HDD to another system it will update the dash but it won't ban you. It will simply deny you access to XBL until Nov 19th and then at that time you will be prompted for the second half of the update and perhaps an update to first part as well.
Go Microsoft. Great way to make your customers feel wanted.
I just read the story and didn't see a link to an official announcement. Unless this happens, it safe to assume this article is based on assumption. :) -Death
yeah, that's a bit extreme there.
You don't get permabanned people, come on. They don't allow you to connect to live until the 19th. Otherwise, everyone would be downloading and using the NXE now, so there'd be no point to a release date. Don't ask me why there's a release date in the first place, it's Microsoft. Reporting the article. 1. For misinformation 2. For saying XNE instead of NXE. It's not Xbox New Experience, it's the New Xbox Experience, corny either way but that's the way it is.
"Great way to make your customers feel wanted." What did you really think that MS or even Sony is going to support pirating ? Anyone with half a brain would know that they shouldnt being pirating in the 1st place if they dont want to get banned. You know what the real reason for blu ray is ? Sony doesnt give a damn about how good your dvds look all they care about is making money and unlike dvd's its almost impossible to pirate blu ray movies (at least for now).
please like ms would wanna lose valuable paying customers. i got it on my console running nice and well. if ms ban me for wanting to preview their update well they can go right ahead and do that. it would save me paying for live
@ Mikelarry I couldn't agree more. I'm just about fed up with MS and their behaviour towards customers. Console breaks 3 times in 3 years, no compensation, gave me extended warranty when console broke first time for a year, broke down in 3 months again then denied giving me the extended warranty. When live is down you cant play your arcade games only trials, simply to stop other users on your 360 playing the games so MS think it is ok to have to buy the game 4 times for all my bros in the house. Pathetic miserable decision. Playstation 3 allows any game you buy of the PSN to be downloaded to 5 different consoles from 1 purchase and any user can play it. I respect Sony for allowing us that. £40 a year to play online as well, what a joke. If I get banned for something as insignificant as this, I will never be buying another MS product for as long as I live. Maybe a bit extreme as you could argue I shouldn't have upgraded yet, but at the end of the day, its something they are giving us free anyway, and its not like NXE allows backups to play or anything.
Agree. Lame, Who Approved This Article?
like i said above, that's a bit extreme, there.
Good call. RTFM.
Fake story, they can not make your Xbox 360’s un-usable... All they can do is boot you from Live...your xbox will still work but offline only... I put the update on a console that doesn't go on live... It's not much alot left out, so you should wait any ways
You will also be banned from buying the next Xbox!
LOL, good one! Ha, how can they ban me? I DONT EVEN GOT A F*CKING XBOX LIVE ACCOUNT! LOL!
Even though it does seem funny to many why do these people feel the need to illegally download a free update via the internet. The reason you might get banned is because you were not officially chosen to participate in the NXE program that was run by MS. Your console was not registered online through the program. And you felt the need to download a free update illegally. it has not been made public hence why you may get banned for illegally downloading it. Those who did download it are greedy, selfish and hopeless because they cannot wait 15 days for the update.
dude all i did was download friggin free update calm down. but everyones got opinions and i have to respect yours.
@ GrathiusXR I think you should be refereing to MS as greedy, selfish, and hopeless. You are blind if you cant see that. My first post may help you understand that. Anyway who are you to be calling us all that, just cos we updated, what difference does it make to you? Your probably just angry cos you couldn't work out how to install it yourself, justifying it to yourself now. Grow up.
That's fine mate, but i just don't see why people need to download the free update via the internet to use it. I mean sure it's free but because MS haven;t made it publicly available then that's why it is illegal. a mod on the xbox.com Aus forums traceVib has posted a stickied thread about this and the reason he did was because it was the official word from MS. So for them to send around to mods on the forums that must mean that it is illegal to download it off the net.
GrathiusXR Hold on let me play you a song in the worlds smallest violin. In what way are those people Greedy,Selfish and Hopeless?? You are pretty much describing all the people that have it and dont share it. Now as for the permabanned if MS ever does that they will have a BIG outcry from alot of people that pay to game on LIVE.
Dude! Can you teach me tht tune sounds so awesome... Like my previous post tranceVib an Xbox.com Aus mod posted a thread regarding this reason being because it was the official word from MS that they sent around. Yes it will get you cut off from Live until the 19th, and there is a very good chance something worse could happen like either a permaban and maybe just a small ban i don't know.
what your saying about it being illegal. but ms actually banning me for doing this. i love my xbox console i have stuck with it through thick and thin. i have been contemplating owning two consoles if ms does this ill take my business somewhere else.
Well i hope not since i am a big 360 supporter so much so that this is my 4 bought 360! And they know it all they have to do is check my system registrations. If they ever do us like that they WILL have another sue in their hands there is no doubt about that!
you my friend my 360 is my entertainment center, its wat i use to do all my video streaming and have more games on it than my ps3. i just think banning users over this is too extreme. i havent modded my console to play pirate games, being racist,sexist or bullying online now those are the ppl ms should spend more time banning. not for something this small
Exactly, there are people on live that do things FAR worse than this and they are still gaming on live as if they were saints! Here is a quote from Grey Armada over at XBOX.com For starters, you can install these leaked dash update on any console. The one that was reportedly leaked ages ago only those with modded systems could apparently install. This one leaked, from someone who got into the early release program set up by Microsoft themselves. Those people who DID get in, have had their console ID's registered, and so only those console ID's are currently given a "green light" to connect to live, while the other consoles who have installed it, do not have that. People can have installed this either by downloading the leak, or by a friend with the update playing on your console with their HDD or Memory Unit. MS have stated to ALL who got into the program, that if you do happen to put your hdd in another system, that person will also get an updated console, BUT that they won't be able to connect to LIVE until the 19th. Their console ID isn't one that's yet allowed on LIVE with the update, while when the 19th comes MS will obviously open the update to all systems regardless of console ID. This isn't the same as people downloading a game 2-3 weeks in advance, this is people, both NON-Modded users and Modded users alike, installing an update early, that actually is an official update, but which was only offered to a limited group of people. The update is NOT something that will be sold for profit, and most likely a lot of people are simply curious and like to mess around with something themselves, rather than wait another few weeks. They lose 2-3 weeks of LIVE, that wont be returned to them, that's as far punishment as MS need do. If they don't mind losing live for that time, all the power to them. "Their Just Deserts"? Grow up, who cares if someone else put it on their console early. Explain to me how it affects you in any way possible? Does it hurt MS in sales, does it hurt your experience at all? That is, except for obviously making you jealous enough to be so vindictive. This guy is correct, 3 weeks without live is punishment enough!
me grow up? i see.. So you must be one of those typical n4g blah blah'ers who when someone makes a valid point you still see yourself as the dominant correct one then ayy? I have stayed in 2 of my posts why you may get banned i have stated that it has been addressed by MS so it is an issue. So you actually care what someone calls you on a commenting system wow grow up. I have every right to call someone a name. You downloaded a free update which won't be available until the 19th of November. Thus meaning you are greedy and selfish. the fact you cannot wait 15 days for the update shows how desperate you are. In the sense of you wanting it/needing it.
No, I know that I am in the wrong as I downloaded early. My point is that it is seriously insignificant. It makes absolutely no difference to anyone by me doing this. I pay my live subscription, I buy my games, if MS ban me then they are the ones loosing out. As I will simply stick with my PS3, not just for the update banning, but for all previous hassle I have had with MS, this will just be the icing on the cake. As for being called names on forums, you have a right to call people names? LOL Man, you are pathetic crying over this, what are you crying for? it's like you have lost your dummy from your pram. Why do you care? Get a life!
GA is a tool who can't see past his own self like most. He thinks that everyone knows that you can transfer the update from your HDD to someone else which in fact not many knew as they weren't accepted into the program. SO he fails on that one. i say one thing and he gets all over my back about it for nothing like i offended him or something then he questions my reason to post in a thread. laughable. and like i said another tool of the forums who thinks he is always right. And plus i don't mind if people have the NXE illegally from the internet if MS feel that they need to ban those who do then by all means it is up to them. It's not like i work for MS or anything. I don't knwo how they work or what they think. A mod posts a thread about it why? because it was an official word MS sent to the mods to make sure forumites know. he jumps on my back for backing up the mod yet he doesn't show frustration to him goes to show how big of a tool he is.
Yeah i saw that. Well anything can change from this point on since this pretty much got out of hand, MS can and might ban people HOPE not since ive already updated my system and well i didnt get to see the warning sign but still if they do perma ban they will have a public out cry cause like i said we have to pay for our services and as we all know LIVE isnt cheap and well until this point i have been a legit MS supporter and this is the only time i have ever done something such as this.
Well it seems that the thread has now been taken down so MS must of realized what they had enforced and now thought that there's no point. weird.
This story was updated and is total BS. You will not get locked out or banned. Microsoft confirmed it themselves. Heres a quote from the update of that story. "Update #2: @07:30pm Tuesday 4th November: Just in from Micorsoft, if you update using current NXE code, you will be unable to use XboxLIVE until the 19th . . However, no bans will apply from that point on . ." Will people now please stop this scare mongering
Why would MS ban people who used the leaked XNE? Its free for Gods sake its not like they are modding their console or anything
M$ replied to this and said there will be no bans handed out
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