Originally Posted by msxyz
It didn't take long. The Wii gets the (dubious) honor of being the first next gen console to have a MOD chip. This small chip resembles similar solutions developed in the PS-1 days and it allows booting of duplicated DVDs.
I believe the X360 has had a mod chip for a couple of months at least now. Maybe not the same as this which I imagine is a traditional modchip on the mobo, but has the same effect of allowing pirated games to boot. It works by the DVD firmware hack thing that was discovered ages ago.