XBox 360 News
New Xbox 360 update goes live Nov. 19th
By Hector Cortez Oct 9, 2008, 19:03 GMT
Microsoft today announced at the Tokyo Game Show 2008 that the New Xbox Experience, an Xbox 360 firmware update, will launch on Wednesday, November 19, 2008.
Microsoft today announced at the Tokyo Game Show 2008 that the New Xbox Experience, an Xbox 360 firmware update, will launch on Wednesday, November 19, 2008. On that day, millions of Xbox 360 owners worldwide will be able to sign in to Xbox Live and download the free upgrade.
With the launch of the New Xbox Experience, Xbox 360 owners will enjoy the following:
Xbox LIVE Party: Create a virtual party on your TV with up to seven friends. With LIVE Party, voice chat while you play games and share photos in real-time.
Avatars: Your customisable avatar is your game-face throughout the New Xbox Experience and represents you online. Think of this like a "Mii"-- only better.
Community Games: For the first time in the history of console gaming, thousands of games developed by the creative community will be available to the public. The Community Games channel on Xbox LIVE will include games made by students, hobbyists, and everyday people all around the world and will be exclusive to Xbox LIVE.
Netflix: Gamers with an Xbox Live Gold and Netflix subcription will be able to watch Netflix's entire streaming video catalog via their Xbox 360. Over 12,000 movies and TV shows are available for free, including over 300 HD titles.