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360 Firmware update out now! (It doesn’t do anything)

Thursday, 2nd April 2009 10:34 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Microsoft, probably seething with rage at being left out of the console software update party this morning, has released a Firmware update for Xbox 360.

Don’t shit yourself just yet. It doesn’t do anything you’ll notice.

“This update addresses interruption issues that some Xbox Live users may have experienced when playing a limited number of Xbox 360 games,” said Nelson.

“There are no other changes or enhancements in this update. In other words no new features.”

Rubbish. Add text chat for 16 people Microsoft, eh? There’s a war going on, you know.

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21 Comments

  1. Syrok

    This update comes three years too late!

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Blerk

    And people were complaining that the PS3 update was rubbish!

    #2 5 years ago
  3. G1GAHURTZ

    I want an update to eliminate all lag in all online games, ever.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Patrick Garratt

    I want a patch that lets my male Avatar wear stockings. I’m being repressed.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Psychotext

    Interruption issues?

    #5 5 years ago
  6. G1GAHURTZ

    I want an update that makes all the avatars on my friends list play kabaddi when I turn my 360 off, so that they can keep themselves in shape.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. JonFE

    After the “sensitivity” (yeah, right) MS has demonstrated on GamerTags implying homosexuality, do you actually expect cross-gender dressing on avatars, Pat? Think of the children!

    :-D

    #7 5 years ago
  8. JPickford

    This won’t affect me as I play an unlimited number of games.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. onyxbox

    nah… this update just disables the Red LED’s around the power button.

    “Sir, this 3yr warranty is getting out of hand”
    ..
    “No problem, we’ll realeas a patch”

    “RROD… sorted… just put an error code on screen or something…like E74″

    :-)

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Robster1979

    Is this going to solve the constant issues with COD4/5 online and prevent me being disconnected and signed out every 5 minutes, thus rendereing the game actually playable?

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Michael O'Connor

    “Is this going to solve the constant issues with COD4/5 online and prevent me being disconnected and signed out every 5 minutes, thus rendereing the game actually playable?”

    Sounds to me like that might be a problem from your end, not with the 360. Otherwise it would be a lot more public.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Prof Power Glove

    Well, I hope this fixes the “freezing” issues that seemed to have plagued the new XBL dash. Plenty of people I know have complained that it can sometimes take AGES to simply get your friends list up etc etc-rum.

    Clearing the cache only seems to be a temp solution – so let’s hope this fixes it. But where is the iplayer support microsoft? Or what about expanded HD codec support too? Gah.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. jrock23

    Is this going to solve the constant issues with COD4/5 online and prevent me being disconnected and signed out every 5 minutes, thus rendereing the game actually playable?

    Micheal Oconner:
    “Sounds to me like that might be a problem from your end, not with the 360. Otherwise it would be a lot more public.”

    Sounds to me you dont play COD4 or 5 and dont have any clue what hes talking about. You should check around cause it seems EVERYONE has the same issue. DUMB @$$

    #13 5 years ago
  14. G1GAHURTZ

    jrock23, are you in Australia by any chance?

    I play COD4 almost daily, and haven’t noticed this to be an issue at all.

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Robster1979

    Google “sign status changed”, seems to be quite common and only happens on the recent COD series. I can play other games for hours on end witout issue. I’ve even been to great lengths with my broadband supplier and XBOX helpdesk but to no avail.
    Seem’s its just “one of those things”

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Robster1979

    Might want to add “call of duty” in there too :-)

    #16 5 years ago
  17. G1GAHURTZ

    hmm… Never seen that before.

    I’ve not had any problems myself, although I’ve only played WaW online a handful of times (Can’t handle ‘ye olde’ weapons).

    Glad it seems to be exclusive to WaW though!

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Robster1979

    Fingers crossed this new update may get to the bottom of it.

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Veritas

    After installing the update, my system would freeze after 4 minutes of activity. after next power up I had three red lights and now have to send the system in for repair.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. G1GAHURTZ

    Kilroy!?

    #20 5 years ago
  21. jrock23

    No im not from AUSTRALIA. Why would you even wonder that. I live in Michigan. I know everyone that i have played with has the same problem!

    #21 5 years ago

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