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Leaked Xbox 360 update becomes official

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 09 Apr 2007 11:22 User comments (6)

Leaked Xbox 360 update becomes official In our previous article here we reported that the Spring dashboard update had been leaked by Gamespot. Due to the popularity of the clip, Microsoft has made the update official.
“Bringing the largest IM community in the world, Windows Live Messenger, to Xbox 360 makes sense, as Xbox LIVE has really become the largest social network on television," said Jerry Johnson, product unit manager of Xbox LIVE at Microsoft. "For our growing community of 6 million on Xbox LIVE, using Xbox 360 is a very social, connected experience. They are using Xbox 360 to play games, music and movies while simultaneously communicating with one another through video, voice and text chat. With this announcement we are simultaneously expanding the access of Xbox LIVE users to existing friends and family while introducing Windows Live Messenger users to the benefits of Xbox 360."

The update will be coming officially on May 7th and will offer many new updates including pop-ups notifying the gamer of the name of the achievement and the value without the need to manually check the list.

A new Xbox Live Marketplace “blade” will be set in place.

You will also be able to play partially downloaded content as well as fast forwars, rewind and pause their partially downloaded content.

If you enjoy the Xbox Live Arcade, after the new update you will be able to quickly see what your contacts are playing and join in on the fun.

Source:
Dailytech

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6 user comments

19.4.2007 11:26

Sounds awesome!

29.4.2007 13:33

the whole update list= http://www.xbox.com/en-US/community/news/2007/0408-im.htm

super sweet new video updates

310.4.2007 0:22
tabletpc
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sounds great but unless you purchase the 120 gig hard drive it doesn't do jack for you

410.4.2007 5:23

tabletpc appearently can't read

513.4.2007 21:37
gus738
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Originally posted by tabletpc:
sounds great but unless you purchase the 120 gig hard drive it doesn't do jack for you
lol bro re read it and understand it its just an update bro

614.4.2007 4:54

update looks pretty cool...

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