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Microsoft has announced it will soon no longer support the original Xbox console on its Live online service. From 15 April, Microsoft will "discontinue Xbox Live service for original Xbox consoles and games", according to the software giant’s Major Nelson blog. The decision will also impact Xbox 360 owners - specifically, those …

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Still supported?

Live might have had support for the original XBox all these years but no one else did. The original XBox support base died years ago.

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Yeah

Because it've been technically impossible to differentiate consoles for updates so only the shiny new went to 360's wouldn't it.

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This is the problem

with buying games where a huge amount of it's playability is its online element.

Such games will now be unsellable and unplayable. 30 quid down the drain.

That's why to this day I have never bought any game that requires online connectivity as it's main draw.

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