Players who are part of the Xbox LIVE Preview Program and received the Xbox Live Dashboard update today it carries a new feature that will disappoint the pirates.
As the new format disc is coming on the Xbox 360, a new Anti-Piracy check has been implemented that prohibit the pirates from playing a backed up copy of the game. In addition to the new anti-piracy check, the DVD firmware on every drive of the Xbox 360 will be rewritten. The purpose of the new firmware that will be installed on the DVD drive will allow the system to unlock the extra 1GB of data on a DVD dual layered games. With that being said, players who installed a modified firmware that allows them to play a back up disc will no longer work.
With the ongoing battle of Microsoft against the pirates, the new dashboard update that eventually everyone will get will have this new security firmware. The question is, how long until hackers can crack this new DVD firmware?Piracy Ends With New Xbox 360 Dashboard Update,