Add Games to Original Xbox

In this guide we will show you how to add more games to your modded Xbox. The following will work for both softmodded and TSOP/Chipped Xbox consoles only. Please note that deleting files not instructed in this guide can brick your console.

Programs and files needed

REQUIRED

  • Quix – used to transfer files between the Xbox and your PC.
  • Game ISO file – games may be in ISO format or a folder with a XBE file inside.

OPTIONAL

Which dashboard does your Xbox have?
UnleashX    –    XBMC4Xbox

1. Finding your local address

First we need to find your local IP address, in most cases your router will use 192.168.1.xxx. If you know what your local IP address skip this step, if not, read on. We will be using command prompt on Windows.

  1. Click your start menu and type “RUN” and open it.
  2. In the RUN application, type cmd and press OK.
  3. Inside the command prompt application, type the following: ipconfig and press enter.
  4. Look for default gateway, mine is 192.168.1.1, the first 3 set of number is what we need.

Please remember your local IP address, specially these numbers 192.168.x for the next step.

2. Setting up your Xbox

Make sure you have your Xbox loaded to the UnleashX Dashboard. At this time connect your Xbox with an ethernet cable.

  1. In the UnleashX Dashboard select “System”
  2. then go to “Settings”, then “Network”
  3. Fill in the following:
    • type: Static(default)
    • ip address: xxx.xxx.x.217
  4.  After entering all the details, scroll down and “Save”.
  5. Press B to go back to the main UnleashX Dashboard menu.
  6. Scroll down and select “Reboot”
  7. After reboot, in the main UnleashX dashboard at the bottom it should show your IP, on mine it’s: 192.168.1.217, on yours the first three set of numbers may be different. For now, leave the Xbox on because we will be transfer a game to it.

3. Setting up Quix

My local IP address was 192.168.1.xx. Note: any Xbox’s we mod, we always put 192.168.1.217. If your local IP address was 192.168.29.16 then, your Xbox local IP address would be 192.168.29.217.

  1. Open Quix
  2. Fill in the following:
    • description: Xbox (or any other name)
    • port: 21
    • xbox ip: xxx.xxx.x.217 (fill in the x’s)
    • login: xbox
    • password: xbox
    • use passive FTP: check mark
    • folders: F:\Games (default)
  3.  After entering all the details click “Test Connection”, if successful, click “OK”

NOTE: If the game you are transferring is a folder with files inside, you can skip to step 6 and just transfer the folder.

4. Creating an ISO with Quix (not required)

If your game isn’t an ISO do the following otherwise go to the next step

  1. Open Quix
  2. Select “Create ISO” then select “Local Folder” and browse where the game folder is located
  3.  Select the “Create ISO” button, then pick where to save the file
  4. This newly created ISO file is what you will be transferring to your Xbox.

5. Transferring ISO with Quix (not required)

Quix is the best application to transfer games to your Xbox. Quix should be setup already.

  1. Open Quix
  2. In Active Connection select the name you chose in step “Setting up Quix”.
  3.  Click “Load ISO”, the browse to the folder where you saved the ISO, then click “Open”.
  4. Click on the name of your newly added ISO, and you can now edit Transfer Options.
  5. In Transfer options, you can edit the name by checking “Rename XBE”, now you can edit “New Title”. This title is what appears in the dashboard.
  6. Main Folder should be “F:\Games”
  7. You can also edit the Game Folder, but it isn’t really necessary.
  8. When you are finish editing, select “FTP Upload All”.
  9. After the transfer finishes, go back to your Xbox, and select “Reboot” again.

6. Setting up FileZilla

We use FileZilla to transfer Apps, and other files. We will be needing your local IP address again, specifically the first 3 set of numbers xxx.xxx.x.217

  1. Go to File > Site Manager
  2. At the bottom, click “add new site”.
  3. Fill in the following:
    • host: xxx.xxx.xx.217 (fill in the x’s)
    • protocol: FTP File Transfer
    • encryption: Use explicit FTP over TLS is available
    • logon type: Normal
    • user: xbox
    • password: xbox
  4.  After entering all the details click “Connect”.

7. Transferring Apps with FileZilla

Please have your Xbox on and connected via an ethernet cable. Make sure the apps you are transferring are not zipped (compressed), it should be just a folder with a .xbe file and other files. Note: Please research the apps you are transferring, they can brick your console. We are not responsible.

  1. Go to Edit > Settings, click on Interface, on the right it should have options for Layout, select Widescreen.
  2. Go to File > Site Manager, then select the Xbox profile you created, an click on “Connect”.
  3. Browse your PC for the app or files you want to transfer over to your Xbox, a simple drag and drop will work.
  4. After a successful transfer, go to your Xbox, and reboot it.
  5. Check Apps in your Dash, and your new app should be listed.

1. Finding your local address

First we need to find your local IP address, in most cases your router will use 192.168.1.xxx. If you know what your local IP address skip this step, if not, read on. We will be using command prompt on Windows.

  1. Click your start menu and type “RUN” and open it.
  2. In the RUN application, type cmd and press OK.
  3. Inside the command prompt application, type the following: ipconfig and press enter.
  4. Look for default gateway, mine is 192.168.1.1, the first 3 set of number is what we need.

Please remember your local IP address, specially these numbers 192.168.x for the next step.

2. Setting up your Xbox

At this time connect your Xbox with an ethernet cable.

  1. In the XBMC4Xbox Dashboard go to the “System” blade.
  2. Then go to “Network”, then “Services”.
  3. Fill in the following:
    • enable FTP server: [x]
    • ftp username: xbox
    • ftp password: xbox
  4. Now in the same page, go “Network”.
  5. Fill in the following:
    • assignment: Manual(Static)
    • ip address: xxx.xxx.x.217 (the x’s should be the 3 set of numbers of your local IP)
  6.  After entering all the details, press B to go back to the main dash, it saves automatically.
  7. Just to be sure, lets do a reboot by either clicking the right thumbstick and select “Reboot” pr press right until you select the Power Icon and select “Reboot”.
  8. After reboot, in the main XBMC4Xbox dashboard at the top it should show your IP, on mine it’s: 192.168.1.217, on yours the first three set of numbers may be different. For now, leave the Xbox on because we will be transfer a game to it.

6. Setting up FileZilla

We use FileZilla to transfer Apps, and other files. We will be needing your local IP address again, specifically the first 3 set of numbers xxx.xxx.x.217

  1. Go to File > Site Manager
  2. At the bottom, click “add new site”.
  3. Fill in the following:
    • host: xxx.xxx.xx.217 (fill in the x’s)
    • protocol: FTP File Transfer
    • encryption: Use explicit FTP over TLS is available
    • logon type: Normal
    • user: xbox
    • password: xbox
  4.  After entering all the details click “Connect”.

7. Transferring Games with FileZilla

Please have your Xbox on and connected via an ethernet cable. Make sure the apps you are transferring are not zipped (compressed), it should be just a folder with a .xbe file and other files. Note: Please research the apps you are transferring, they can brick your console. We are not responsible.

  1. In Filezilla, go to Edit > Settings, click on Interface, on the right it should have options for Layout, select Widescreen.
  2. Go to File > Site Manager, then select the Xbox profile you created, and click on “Connect”.
  3. Browse your PC for the app or files you want to transfer over to your Xbox, a simple drag and drop will work.
  4. After a successful transfer, go to your Xbox, and reboot it.
  5. Check Apps or Games in your Dash, and your new app or game should be listed.


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