Microsoft locks out Xbox users with a mod chip
With an online check of the hardware, Microsoft tries to block users of mod chips for the Xbox from their online service Xbox Live. As it became known in the Xbox forums, more and more users of these chips have problems establishing a connection to the online gaming service.
The first time you connect to Xbox Live, a check is made to see whether the hardware has been changed. The device ID is determined and placed on a 'black list' if it has been determined that the hardware has been changed in any way. So not only those who use a mod chip will be banned, but also those who have made other modifications.
However, as always with such actions, rumors are already circulating about a hack through the network with it Despite the installed mod-chip, it should be possible to use Xbox Live again. It is questionable whether the hack will work for a long time with the abundance of options available to Microsoft.