Posted on September 6, 2007,

Illegal Copies Of Halo 3 Will Get Your Console Banned For Life

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It looks like Microsoft is finally handing out lifetime console bans instead of the usual temporary ban for morons who try to play online with an illegal copy of a game. In this case, the gamer attempted to play an illegal copy of Halo 3 online. When the game didn’t work properly online, he apparently contacted Microsoft’s technical department to help solve the problem. That may not have been the smartest move ever, but certainly not the most moronic one I have heard of in recent days.

The lesson to be learned here is very simple. If you have pirated games, do not attempt to go online with them. I thought that was common sense, but you never know with people these days.

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Via homicidal insomniac

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12 Comments on Illegal Copies Of Halo 3 Will Get Your Console Banned For Life

La Sexorcisto

On September 6, 2007 at 1:14 pm

That’s about as stupid as trying to do automatic updates with an illegal copy of Windows (whistling innocently).

me

On September 6, 2007 at 2:09 pm

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Max C.

On September 6, 2007 at 2:22 pm

I think that is a great idea! one of my “friends” said he was gonna get a copy of Halo 3 for £7.50, now if he uses it, he gets banned :lol: ! what a true friend i am…. :twisted:

Azrael

On September 6, 2007 at 3:22 pm

Wait… does that mean theres a pirated copy of Halo 3 already around, while Im waiting for my preorder to arrive.
:shock:
Excuse me, while I scream into a pillow every single cursing word in the english language.

( :mad: -times googol) at the googol plus power.

zs450

On September 6, 2007 at 3:26 pm

Look at that gamerscore…..kinda sucks for him, but, he had to know that it was wrong.

Jimi

On September 6, 2007 at 4:49 pm

lol… that does suck for him
but he isn’t banned forever
when the year 10,000 rolls around he will be back on teebagging n00bs!

happygogo

On September 6, 2007 at 5:21 pm

what a n00b move

ppl that dumb deserve to get banned

Kev_M

On September 6, 2007 at 6:08 pm

Surely the message here should be to not pirate games at all?
Not just offline.

*sigh*

Its why the gaming industry loses millions of pounds/dollars a year and we end up with some quality titles under-selling.

Aristotle

On September 6, 2007 at 8:23 pm

“12/31/9999″…….

Ouch.

taygee

On September 7, 2007 at 8:49 am

Me fear Y10K bug.

Doug

On September 24, 2007 at 3:36 am

Oh well… gotta take out that hard drive big guy… it helps… :cool:

Conmanx360

On May 29, 2008 at 3:01 pm

God the guy who tried this was a noob! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: