Originally Posted by andyr
It's also been whispered that Microsoft knew it would be pretty easy to 'mod' the xbox but were quite 'happy' about this because it allowed the system to achieve critical mass in a short space of time. They have only made token efforts to make modding more difficult and were quite prepared to make a major loss on the system. Get the product out there in large numbers, get the name known and the next system will sell like hot cakes due to the (and I don't understand it) product allegience console consumers usually enter into.
XBox2 security will be a hell of a lot more difficult to circumvent though!
Yeah.....we'll probably have to solder more points than before