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X-Box 360 How can I download a new version so I can play the old X-Box games?

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  • ned3 May 27, 2008

    yes

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    Do you have a Hard drive?

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I called microsoft and they sent me the disc for free. you only have to pay the postage which i think was $2.99. Got the disc, put it , it updated and now i can play the regular x box games. AL

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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You may have to have a broadband internet connection to download the update or the game itself is not compatible. Microsoft did not make it so all Xbox games are compatible with the Xbox 360. Try looking up the games and see if they are playable on the 360.

Posted on May 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Xbox 360 quit playing the new 360 games

I would take it back for a new one...
Halo 3 is notorious for overheating the console...
check out www.360problems.com

Posted on Jan 03, 2008

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SOURCE: my X Box doesn't really read X BOX 360 video games

thank a lot XBOX i got mine 4 month ago and now it doesn't work it with not read a CD WTH.Now i have a 500$ piece of s*&^.
and i have been told that i have send it in and it will take 3 week send me a new one dam it, and i will send this piece of s*(&*.
damm Bill get it right.
Sony did my ps3 when down and they send me a new one and i send them the old one.
4MONTHS WTH IS WITH THAT S&%*.



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