Why does my Xbox get the red ring of death only when I play NBA 2k13?

My Xbox never gets red ring of death. But when I put in NBA 2k13 it gets two ring because it got overheated. Is the problem with my Xbox or the game? Is their anyway to prevent this?

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  • 7 years ago
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    It's mostly the fault of the xbox but some games are more prone to making it happen then others. Your game in particular is a common complaint.Plenty of air flow will help so the plastic crate is a good idea. You can also install a little bit of extra external cooling power as well. For $15 it's a good investment.

  • 7 years ago

    Both: the game is causing overheating and the xbox cannot expel it. I suggest putting the xbox on one of those plastic crates with all the holes in them. It helped my overheating problem!

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