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, the dreaded 'Red Ring of Death' (RRoD) issue rears its ugly head back with a vengeance.
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released a mandatory update, which is causing many of the consoles to RRoD. With all of the launch consoles [Register or Login to view links]
, will the new update cause problems for many Xbox 360 owners?
After updating my Xbox 360, I experienced some issues with my console. My console successfully updated but when I went into the XBL Marketplace to download a demo, my system suddenly froze. After rebooting the console, it froze again during the boot-up sequence. I started sweating bullets as flashbacks of last Christmas started dancing around my head.
However, my console came back after I unplugged the power source and let it cool down for a bit. I jumped onto the official Xbox forums to see if anyone else had similar issues and to my surprise, other owners were getting the dreaded RRoD. Unfortunately, it seems that the update is bricking many of the consoles...