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Facebook and Twitter on 360 is for Gold Members only

In probably the most obvious announcement of the day, Microsoft has confirmed that Facebook and Twitter will only be available on Xbox 360 for Gold Members. This bit of news was slapped in with the price cut announcement. “Xbox LIVE Gold Membership will be required for Twitter and Facebook when they are available, and is […]

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  • Three Last.fm hours per month for Silver Live members (maybe)

    Live GM Christina DeRosa has told Joystiq that the service’s Silver members may be granted limited access to Last.fm for free. “Silver users will be able access what we’re considering a trial period of three hours a month, which comes with video advertising,” she said. “Gold users will have unlimited ad-supported access, so they can […]

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  • Pachter: 360 Twitter and Facebook integration "most important" E3 news

    Microsoft’s announcement that 360 is to be integrated with Facebook, Last.fm and Twitter was “far and away the most important” news of E3, Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter’s told Gamasutra. The analyst said “that the media completely missed its importance,” adding that it signals a new direction for the machine, that of a “functioning computer” in […]

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  • Kim: Microsoft is not leaving the gaming space

    With Xbox 360 becoming a home entertainment system that offers not only games, but Netflix and soon Facebook, Twitter and Last.fm, Shane Kim wants to assure gamers that the console is still all about games. “It happens to be a great video game console,” Kim told Kotaku. “That’s not going away. We want to make […]

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  • Last.fm-360 integration gets more details, create your own station, share playlists

    Kotaku‘s unearthed some more details of the Last.fm service that will be integrated into XBL later this year. Yes, there’s still no date but you’ll have the ability to share your playlists with friends and create your own, unique Last.fm station. The feature list in full: browse artists & tracks and compile custom playlists share […]

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