Xbox hackers preview movie player

Monday, 10 June 2002, 5:15 PM EST

Further Xbox hacks have shown what the machine is really capable of, as hackers reveal a prototype DivX player for Microsoft's games console.
Only weeks after Xbox mod chips hit the streets, allowing developers to run home-brew code on the device, reports of a working movie player have appeared on the internet.

Written by one of the underground developers on Xboxhacker.net, the prototype DivX player is known to work fine on a machine fitted with the Xtender mod chip.

Although the player is not yet finished, it shows that the Xbox is perfectly capable of playing back DivX movies.

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