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Microsoft admits XBox 360 can cause scratchmarks on disks

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This topic is not meant as an attack on Microsoft, it's purely informative in nature. I haven't heard any news that Microsoft ever admitted some XBox 360s being able to leave scratchmarks on disks even when they are properly used. However it seems Microsoft in The Netherlands admitted this can happen to a consumer program on Dutch television. Here's the link to the article, it's in Dutch though:

 http://kassa.vara.nl/portal?_scr=kassa_artikel&number=3227123

If this really is the first case anyone within Microsoft admitted this problem is real, it will be harder for them to deny the problem in other areas of the world. If this is completely old news and they already admitted the problem in other places then just ignore this post. Anyway, I just wanted to post this information in case someone found it useful, since not to many people here will follow Dutch news.



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Micrsoft made it clear a while ago that the system can scratch discs if you move it while the disc is inside.



A flashy-first game is awesome when it comes out. A great-first game is awesome forever.

Plus, just for the hell of it: Kelly Brook at the 2008 BAFTAs

Well, in the statement they send to this TV program they admit it can happen during regular use of the XBox 360, so even when the console is not moved while playing. 



This might actually explain my problem as I have had a few scratched 360 games, and I don't recall ever getting them scrached myself, infact they are the only games in my entire collection that are scratched. wow. that sucks.