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Originally Posted by frickfrock999 View Post

Okay, so let me rephrase the question.

What's the name of the tools, and where can I buy them?
Also, how much will they cost? I'll settle for playing 360 games on my PC if I can't get the Xbox One program.
Before a console is 'officially' released, consoles are emulated on PCs. It's been that way for years.
It's obviously cheaper for a console manufacturer to use emulation software than ship an updated "prototype" to all of it's licensed developers during this time. Don't get me wrong, prototypes are shipped out but not regularly as that'll cost a boat-load of cash.

The emulation software they use is typically destroyed once the console hits the market (developers get modified consoles with debugging abilities however) or released in a modified state to licensed developers as part of the developer toolset.
In short, the emulation software is typically treated as 'top secret' and never released to anyone but the developers. A license for this would set you back several thousand pounds (or a working build of your game for indie developers).
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Intel® Core™2 Quad Q6600 ASUS P5K-E WiFi-AP BFG GTX285 OCX Edition 1GB DDR3 Corsair 4GB Kit (2x2GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 XMS2 
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