New 360 boot animation filmed off debug screen

Friday, 13th August 2010 13:27 GMT By Patrick Garratt


You know that unconfirmed 360 Firmware Kinect upgrade? This is what it looks like when it starts up.

The movie below was shot off a debug running XDK 11775.1 yesterday.

It’s the same boot animation shown in the E3 Kinect presentation.

Apparently the new Firmware’s font are “different and sharper”.

Our source has confirmed that the main software’s design is the same as shots leaked last month. There’s no known date on when you’re going to be getting this, but as Kinect’s launching in November in the US, it’s safe to assume it’ll be before then.

The update featured a “Natal Tuner” in the unofficial shots. They were taken before Kinect received its final name in LA in June.

Beta invites to test Kinect – and, reportedly, the new dashboard – were apparently sent out this week.

Expect to see a European Kinect release date at gamescom in Germany next week.



  1. Erthazus


    #1 4 years ago
  2. mington


    #2 4 years ago
  3. Pysk

    That video was uploaded in June!!!
    From the description: “Shown at the Microsoft e3 conference 2010 could this be the new Xbox 360 introduction screen?”

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Patrick Garratt

    @3 – There you go, then. Confirmed :D

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Razor

    Sony need to bring back the old PS1 boot up screen. Fucking epic that was.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. mington

    I hope this firmware update comes with custom start up animations

    I want to be greeted by a giant pair of jiggling breasts

    ….in 3D

    ………to the sound of a crying baby

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Droid

    Lol 30 secs of an advert and 1 sec of the actual logo. Hopefully this wont be a manatory update to play non kinect games in the future.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Razor

    If this was Sony it would be mandatory.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Psychotext

    @7: Where are you getting 30 seconds from? The whole thing is 7 seconds long, and 2-3 seconds of that is the completed logo.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. daytripper


    i want voice feedback, when you go to select the marketplace a very angry man voice shouts back


    or a very sexy female voice, “welcome daytripper, feel free to press any of my buttons..oops…he he i have no buttons, i’m naughty”

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Golden


    #11 4 years ago
  12. Droid

    @9 Well the vanish ad is 30secs+ long. And the clip for the logo says 2 secs.
    EDIT: you were looking at the youtube link video. I was looking at the VG247 video posted in the story above.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. theevilaires

    Meh hopefully it comes with a new dash board update too so I don’t have to swim through countless Mcdonald ads and other stuff I won’t buy just to see what my friends are playing :D

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Enkeixpress

    lol.. fun little game to get rid of the stains off the shirt before the 1 sec video begins, All it takes is one click, enjoy :D

    #14 4 years ago
  15. xino

    it’s just a sort of copy of Sony Ericsson’s clip

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Zune HD

    Awesome : )

    #16 4 years ago

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