WIRED is killing it with this longform piece centred on a group of young people calling themselves the ‘Xbox Underground’: spiraling out of control, Canadian David Pokora exploit Microsoft, Epic Games, Bungie, and others.
There’s a story of trying to steal a dev kit from a Microsoft campus. There’s an international arrest. It sounds like the plot to a film: maybe it will be one day.
Read this for the fantastic reporting. Admire the art (below is the header image, from Zohar Lazar, but you should go enjoy all of it).
Take it in.