Game-playing is a major part of family life these days. The parents and kids fight like hell to get onto the Xbox 360 or the PS2, they even play together sometimes, Problem is, the discs end up scattered on the floor or behind the sofa. The DVD is extremely susceptible to damage and can be rendered useless. And with the cost of games these days, that is the last thing you need.
The option to copy Xbox 360 games for backup is a useful solution, but most people don’t know how. Imagine having the ability to copy that PS2 game or Xbox game, store the original safely away, and burn another one when the copy gets damaged. It’s a really good idea to make copies as soon as you’vebought a game, it’ll save a lot of cash and heartache in the long run. Don’t leave it until the original is scratched, it won’t work.
We are going to cover how to backup XBOX 360 games. You can copy PS2 games the same way with the right software. Thinks you will need. A DVD burner on your computer is essential to read the disc. The PC DVD drive is capable of reading the data from Xbox 360 discs, although it is unable to play the games themselves.
The second (and last) thing you are going to need is an image file software program to take the data from the Xbox 360 disc and create an ISO image file. There is software available on the web to do this. The writing of the ISO file is a bit of a lengthy process, but one it’s over you can burn that image onto a blank DVD and your copied Xbox 360 game is ready for use.
There is also an option for copying Xbox 360 games to your hard drive from the Xbox. You’ll need to soft mod your console, and will need to do that if you want to play any backup game. You’ll also need to get hold of flashFXP and Qwix and a dashboard to get it up and running.
To start this process you’ll need to connect the Xbox to the PC. Boot the Xbox. On the Pc the other drives should become available to view. You can then use the Qwix software to view the stored games. You just need to click ‘create ISO’ and the image file will be saved. Then use the previously mentioned process to burn to the DVD
So, you now know the basic procedure to copy Xbox360 games for backup purposes. If that all seems a little complicated, there is software on the market that can be acquired for just this purpose.
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