Pour Out Some Liquor: No Xbox Live for Original Xbox Games

Pour Out Some Liquor: No Xbox Live for Original Xbox Games


On April 15, 2010 Microsoft will discontinue Xbox Live service for original Xbox consoles and games, including Xbox 1 games playable on Xbox 360. Why does this suck? It sucks because we will no longer be able to play some of the classics online such as Halo 2 and you guessed it Street Fighter III Third Strike.

The ability to play this online was one of the few remaining unique things about Xbox Live that I had come to love. So yes, pour out some for all the great Street Fighter III games we have had via the Street Fighter Anniversary collection. Now I cant get the Ibuki stage theme out my head. The music in Third Strike was much better than Street Fighter IV in my opinion.

Here’s an old Street Fighter III online match for old time sake:

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