It's been about three months since Microsoft cracked down on a number of emulators designed for Xbox consoles and distributed via a loophole. While emulators have long been a controversial topic in the gaming community, their popularity has surged in recent years. These emulators allow players to experience games from older consoles on modern devices, providing a sense of nostalgia and accessibility.
Xbox has reportedly started issuing temporary suspensions to players who use emulators in retail mode. Previously, users were able to install emulators onto their Xbox systems through a loophole, which allowed them to play a wide range of games from different consoles. However, Microsoft's recent crackdown has put an end to this practice, leading to suspensions for those who were found to be using emulators.
Several users who installed emulators onto their Xbox systems via a loophole have reportedly been suspended by Microsoft in an apparent effort to discourage the use of emulators on their consoles. The suspensions are believed to be temporary, with a duration of 15 days. This action by Microsoft serves as a warning to those who continue to use emulators on their Xbox consoles.