Suit Claims Xbox 360 Damages Game Disks

Law360, New York (July 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Adding to Microsoft Corp.'s troubles over its Xbox 360 video game console, a proposed class action was filed against the software giant on Monday alleging that the machine causes “destructive scratches” to game discs, rendering them unplayable.

Filed by the Hodkin Kopelowitz Ostrow Firm PA on behalf of consumer Jorge Brouwer, the complaint claims that the laser that reads game discs in the Xbox 360 permanently ruins the games by scratching the disks.

“As a result of the defective Xbox 360, plaintiffs and members of the...
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