.xex

File Type Generic IconXbox 360 Executable File
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Video games and other apps developed for the Xbox 360 gaming console may have a ".xex" file extension. They are are designed to run on an Xbox 360 and are not meant to be opened on a computer.

There is currently no emulator available that opens Xbox 360 games. Some emulators are able to run original Xbox games, which have a .XBE file extension.

Important: The "default.xex" file is used to update the Xbox 360 so that it is backwards compatible with original Xbox games.

Open With
Windows

IconRun on an Xbox 360

Updated October 12, 2018
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