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Microsoft stops tracking games on Xbox Series X and Series S. Details

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Monday, April 10, 2023 04:00 AM

blocked Microsoft Corporation Xbox Series X | Users can play emulator games on Twitter user @gamr12, who is involved in distributing the RetroArch emulator on Xbox, recently posted an error message they received when trying to play emulated content.

“Couldn’t start this game or app,” says the message, “The game or app you’re trying to run is violating Microsoft Policy Store is not supported”, and other users who own the emulator on Xbox Series X | S are facing the same issue.

When Microsoft first launched the Xbox Series X | in 2020, users found that they could install and run emulators, and it was Xbox Series X | S, including games from the PlayStation 2, GameCube, Wii and more, but now the nearly three-year race appears to be over.

As @gamr12 pointed out, you still have an Xbox Series X| Games can follow in S, but only if you put the device in developer mode for which you have to pay, if Microsoft seems to have removed the option when putting the console in retail mode, all users can play for free Technical knowledge.

According to the report, there is some speculation that the move could be explained by “the main reason for the ban being related to legal issues with Nintendo.” Games of consoles still under copyright protection.” and posting without permission, which may cause problems with Nintendo and its affiliates.”