FAQ




original microsoft xbox 2001 not 360 1 old 1st gen classicIs the Xbox Softmod Kit still available? 
Yes. Make a purchase at our home page.

Do you ship to Canada, Europe or Australia?

Yes. Proceed to the checkout from our home page.

Is It Safe To Purchase? How So?
Your purchase is safe, you can read the buyer protection policy as well as our customer reviews page where you'll find positive feedback and reviews of our Original Xbox Softmod Kit.

Why should I order an Xbox Softmod Kit from this website?
We save you the trouble of having to do hours of research so you can get right into the fun stuff. All that is required is to order the Original Xbox Softmod Kit and to follow the tutorial. The softmod installation takes less than 10 minutes.

Where can I find reviews and feedback on the Xbox Softmod Kit?
Our customer reviews page is filled with wonderful feedback sources.

What is an Xbox Softmod?
An Xbox softmod installs new software over the original to unlock many new features that would not of been possible otherwise. Learn more about Original Xbox Softmod Features

Will the Xbox Softmod Kit work for any version of the original Xbox?
Yes. The Xbox Softmod Kit will work on all versions of the original Xbox. Whether you have version 1.6 or a lower or if you have a special limited edition, they are all compatible.

Is the Xbox Softmod Kit for Xbox 360 or Xbox 360 Slim?
No. The Original Xbox Softmod Kit is only for the Original Microsoft Xbox. (See the image above)

What is Xbox Dashboard 5960? 
Xbox Dashboard 5960 is a requirement to softmod the Xbox. It is free and available to all Xbox users. Learn more on how to update the original Xbox to Dashboard 5960.

Can I update the Xbox to Dashboard 5960 with the same Splinter Cell as that the softmod requires?
How can I update the Xbox to Dashboard 5960?

Should I order the Xbox Softmod memory card for NTSC or PAL format?
NTSC is for North America, PAL is for Europe and Australia *primarily

How do I get the tutorial?
Here is the link to the Original Xbox Softmod Kit tutorial which covers the softmod installation and FTP transfer plus downloads.


Can I mod my Xbox with this item?
Yes, order the Original Xbox Softmod memory card and then make sure to have the game Splinter Cell to mod the original Xbox. Learn more

How many Xbox's can I use this softmod kit on?
Unlimited, as long as you do not delete the files on the Xbox Softmod memory card

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Which Splinter Cell game is required to softmod?
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell (Original Xbox, 2002). This is the first game of the series. Choose the original black label, platinum hits or classics version [PAL]. The extended title in North America is Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Stealth Action Redefined.

I live in the United Kingdom and need the [PAL] version of Splinter Cell. Where can I buy one online?

Shop for Splinter Cell (PAL) at Amazon.uk

Do I need to softmod my Xbox to install XBMC (XBMC4XBOX)?

Does the Xbox Softmod memory card work for PAL Xbox?
Yes. Countries that use [PAL] i.e. United Kingdom and Australia will receive [PAL] files in their Xbox Softmod memory card. You will also need [PAL] version of Splinter Cell.

Shop for Splinter Cell (PAL) at Amazon.uk

Can I play import Xbox games after I softmod?
Yes. Softmodding the Xbox will unlock the region code to play Xbox games from all regions such as North America, Japan and Europe. NTSC, NTSC-J and PAL. (You can also play any region DVD Movie)

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Do I have to get anything else after softmodding?
The only requirements to softmod is the Xbox Softmod memory card and the game Splinter Cell but to transfer files i.e. applications, emulators, roms to the Xbox you will need an Ethernet cable (internet cable). A free FTP program will be used to transfer files to the Xbox, internet is not required. Learn more in the Original Xbox Softmod Kit tutorial. *internet is not required to transfer files to the Xbox

Do I still need Action Replay or Xploder?
No. All that is required to mod the original Xbox is the Original Xbox Softmod Kit.

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Can I softmod the Xbox with 007: Agent Under Fire?
Yes, but the 007: Agent Under Fire disc must either be the original version or Platinum Hits. If Platinum Hits then the disc must have this serial number written on the disc 1448517If you would like the NTSC 007: Agent Under Fire memory card instead of Splinter Cell then Contact Us before you order.

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Can I soft mod the Xbox with MechAssault?
Yes, but the MechAssault disc must have this serial number written on the discs inner ring MS02301L. Platinum Hits will not work. The "Not For Resale" version will not work. If you would like the NTSC MechAssault memory card instead of Splinter Cell then Contact Us you order.

What are forms of payment?
Money Order, Credit Card, WePay & PayPal (via eBay store)

What will I receive when I make order?
Original Xbox Softmod memory card, but remember that Splinter Cell is required to softmod the Xbox.

Can I install applications after I softmod?
Yes. You can install homebrew apps i.e. Xbox Media Center, Emulators for retro games, Linux and more. Learn more in the Original Xbox Softmod Kit tutorial.

What is on the Xbox Softmod Kit tutorial?
The Original Xbox Softmod Kit Tutorial explains how to softmod the Xbox with the Xbox Softmod memory card and includes helpful links to download homebrew applications, XBMC (XBMC4Xbox), FTP, transferring, installing files plus more. 

Am I able to backup the msdash and eeprom?
Yes. Learn more in the Original Xbox Softmod Kit tutorial.

Do I need a modchip?
No. This is a softmod, a mod chip is not needed. The Original Xbox Softmod Kit alone will mod the Xbox. Learn more on upgrading the original Xbox hard drive

Does the original Xbox have built-in memory?
Yes, a built in 8GB hard drive. However a modded Xbox can only use a bit more than 4.5GB, the other memory is used to run the Xbox properly.

Learn more on upgrading the original Xbox hard drive (HDD)
How to install a new or larger hard drive (HDD) for the original Xbox 
List of compatible hard drives (HDD) for the original Xbox