I think this is a shotting good news for Xbox 360 funs.
Today X360 team officially released their first jailbreak item---X360key which enables players play all the xbox360 games from any externel USB drive. Here is the details:
First, let's take a look at X360key official site: x360key - Play all your Xbox 360 games from any USB drive!
As you can see , it is a brand new site and here is their first news.
Posted on April 25th 2011 Running a custom Linux system, x360key is capable of immaculately emulating the optical disk drive in Xbox 360, allowing you to play all your Xbox 360 (and Xbox 1) games from any USB media. It is compatible with all Xbox 360 models, both Fat and Slim, and offers advanced features such as emulation of the AP25 protection.
After more than a year in development We are proud to announce one of the most sophisticated backup loaders the world has ever seen. Backed by a team of hardware experts and some of the most renowned and respected members of the Xbox hacking community We have no doubt this will be an instant success!
We are now taking preorders and the first shipments to distributors are expected to be sent out in mid-July."
Here is the x360 key official features
Right here, right now
- User friendly: intuitive interface, no soldering required
- Compatible with all fat (and soon slim!) Xbox 360 models
- Supports most Xbox 360 and Xbox 1 games
- Supports most file systems, including NTFS, EXT2/3/4, and Mac OS X Extended
- High speed USB2 interface
- Stylish USB control pad for selecting games and controlling your x360key
- Powerful embedded Linux system running from Micro SD card (included)
- Linux firmware fully updatable from USB media
- FPGA fully updatable from USB media via built-in, in-system JTAG programming
- Recovery mode - it is always possible to recover from a bad flash
- No drive flashing or JTAG hack required
- AP25 protection emulation
In A Firmware Coming To You Soon:
- Support for all slim Xbox 360 models
- Web Control Panel *
Work in progress:
- Loading games from NFS and Samba shares*
- Xbox Live support
- Backup original Xbox 360 games to USB hard drive
* Requires WiFi dongle (sold separately)
i think more players will care about the price of this item, because this is a brand new item, so until now , no official price has released,in their announced news ,it says:"We are now taking preorders and the first shipments to distributors are expected to be sent out in mid-July"
Just focused in QJ forum, we will keep update this item news.
Here is the video on x360Key XBox 360 Hard Drive Game Backup Loader
x360key prototype running AP25 protected game, XBox Dashboard version 2.0.12625