Xbox is a sixth–generation gaming console from Microsoft. It was released on November 15, 2001 in North America. After this, it was also launched in Japan, Australia and Europe. The recent version of Xbox is Xbox 360. Microsoft is competing with Sony PlayStation 2, Sega Dreamcast, and Nintendo GameCube. If you want to play online, you can play with Xbox Live. Xbox 360 is immensely popular among gaming enthusiasts. People prefer it for more reliability and accessibility.
Microsoft is very much interested in recent developments in Xbox 360. They are also developing newer versions of these famous gaming consoles. There are several other gaming consoles available today such as Sony PlayStation 3 and Nintendo’s Wii. Xbox 360 has some of the best quality features like allows players to compete online, download arcade games, game demos, trailers, TV shows, music and movies and its Windows Media Center multimedia capabilities. Xbox 360 also has third party media streaming services like Netflix and ESPN in the USA or Sky Player in the UK. For specific regions, Xbox give access to their users with them.
Recently Microsoft released an update regarding its Xbox 360. These updates include change of Gamer Card and it also included a check on piracy when you re-enable disc booting on Xbox 360. There are rumors that these new updates are checking the pirated version of some of the most popular Xbox 360 games such as, Halo: Reach and Call of Duty: Black Ops.
Microsoft also released a piracy check update in November i.e. AP 2.5. To stay in the tough competition in this genre, Microsoft always develops and launches new updates for this gaming console. Piracy is a big threat to the software industry and Microsoft is also doing its part by launching updates that can find pirated versions of Xbox 360. Microsoft is still struggling with piracy related to Windows, so, these updates will remove and block all the pirated versions of Xbox 360.