It was bound to happen sooner or later, a team of hackers lead by “TheSpecialist” have cracked the 360’s DVD drive firmware which allowed them to run a backup of Project Gotham Racing 3. Unfortunately, the modified firmware will not be publicly released for download. Video clip after the jump. [ and engadget]

“As you can see, he has found the flaw in Microsoft’s self professed “bullet proof security” by simply modifying the firmware of the DVD drive to allow backup copies of official games to boot. Now as simple as this may sound, it does require some advanced soldering skills, and will probalby not be within the means of the average person.”