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XBox 360 Scratch Disc "Fix"

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There's an article over on www.xbox-scene.com describing how some people "fixed" the X360's scratched disc problems. Their solution? Install a couple of rubber pads to keep the disc from coming into contact with the metal surface causing the damage. Not exactly a monumental feat of engineering, Microsoft should be ashamed of themselves for not having this in place already.
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post #2 of 18
good solution, too bad implementing it voids the warranty
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It's unfortunate about the 360, I think it's great just it needed a bit more polishing. MS should have learned from others, pushing things out too early with bugs tends to taint the product forever.

It's not jsut us enthusiasts who notice these things. I talk to the ignoramouses on my hockey team and all of them have heard of melting 360s too and other problems. It's quite widely known.
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nizfiz, you do realize that every great game console released by Sony has also had horrid quality controll issues? This by NO means makes it right or justifies releasing a product that clearly hasn't been fully tested/produced in factories that are up to par for the quality we expect. I am just hoping that Sony learned its lesson and doesn't release PS3 until it is good and ready, no overheating, no disc scratches, no disc read errors, and certainly no twisting it and making UMDs fly out and kill people

EDIT/// I just realized how much of an idiot I just sounded like, to clarify, I was simply stating that MS is not the only company with quality controll issues at a console's launch, do NOT turn this into a flame war of any sort, please for the love of this forum.
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Melting 360s? I havent heard of that...

Of coures the PS2 had a huge number of problems when it was realeased but its still the most popular console right now. It just depends if MS will fix the problems or not.
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I bought the PS2 becuase it has the ultimate controller. It's simple for input but has complex inputs. It's comforable and easy to remember. If the X box's controller is better, I'll get a xbox. Graphicly Xbox is better through. I hate it when people bash outher people....
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do you think Microsoft will fix the problems?
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Ugh the xbox 360 controller sucks man, i used it >_>
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Quote:
Originally Posted by metalkobra
Ugh the xbox 360 controller sucks man, i used it >_>
I like the both versions of the controller. I loved the big version and thought that the controller-s absolutely sucked, but I got used the the s version and now I like it more than the big version. Ive liked every controller Ive used,sans the PS2 controller. Too small maybe? I just never got used to it.
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post #10 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaiser Cheif
do you think Microsoft will fix the problems?
Almost certainly yes.
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