XLink Kai is a method developed by Team-XLink for online play of certain compatible consol games It enables players on the xbox, playstation2, playstation3, psp, nintendo gamecube, other consoles to play games across the internet using a network configuration that simulates a world-wide local area network(lan) For XLink Kai to work, the Kai client program must be installed and running on a compatible personal computer or linux device. The Kai client is required to let consoles connect online. XLink Kai acts like a proprietary LAN network that "tunnels" games over the internet to connect users from all over the world, creating a massive online gaming network with this free networking service. For the Xbox, the functionality is provided directly within the XBMC GUI, however, the Kai client is still required to be running on a computer on the user's network. It is also possible to run the Kai client on other Linux-based devices, such as modified Linksys WRT54G series routers or the Linksys NSLU2 NAS devices. Note: Xbox 360 is designed by Microsoft to be incompatible with this kind of software. It will automatically drop connections if the ping is > 30ms in system link connection. Features Supports Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Nintendo GameCube and PSP LAN enabled games. The Xbox 360 is designed by Microsoft to be incompatible with this kind of software. It will automatically drop connections if the ping is >33ms in system link connection. Integrated chat in all areas No port-forwarding required on almost all network setups. UPnP support. Global user interface Auto-update on start-up Multi-console compatible Compatible with wireless networks (not all wireless network setups) Superior compression algorithms for less lag Support for university dorms and proxies such as Italian FastWeb ISP Trusted clan and tournament and ladder arenas Remote functionality through homebrew dashboards (for Xbox users only) A list of compatible system-link Xbox games is on the Team-XLink website. XLink Kai: Evolution VII. Global Network Gaming.