Tag Archives: xbox live update
Thu, Jun 21, 2012 | 00:39 BST
So you know that mandatory Xbox Live update that everyone’s been speculating about? According to Larry Hryb, the only feature you’re likely to notice voice search support for Australian and New Zealand accents. That certainly explains why it took such a long time to download; most humans can barely understand us. Everything else is under the hood stuff in preparation for new services and features, although Datel controllers may flip out after you’re updated.
Mon, Oct 10, 2011 | 17:03 BST
The big new update that Microsoft announced last week is reportedly being targeted for a 25th of November release date. Though what exactly “targeting” means is anyone’s guess. More »
Wed, Apr 27, 2011 | 02:14 BST
Fri, Aug 07, 2009 | 14:56 BST
Microsoft has released loads of avatar clothing pics for the NXE update, which is expected to arrive on 360′s August 11.
CVG has 136 of em for you to look through.
It’s gonna be hard to choose which to get , we reckon.
Mon, Aug 03, 2009 | 18:05 BST
According to a post on Digital Foundry, testers of the upcoming Xbox 360 update are finding that their installed games have lost a few MBs.
“The new King of Fighters XII game from SNK drops from 3.4GB to a sub-demo sized 703MB (!), while Raiden Fighters Aces drops from 3.4GB to 484MB (!!). Left 4 Dead is another example of a solid saving, with the original NXE install occupying 5GB while the new install drops 1.3GB to a mere 3.7GB,” the site explained.
Our 20GB hard drives just got a new lease on life.
More through there.
Tue, Jul 21, 2009 | 19:29 BST
Microsoft has announced that Xbox Dashboard update hit August 11.
Loads of stuff is included: Games on Demand, improved Netflix performance with Movie Parties, Avatar Awards, Avatar Marketplace, game ratings, new Friends list, etc.
Facebook, Last.fm and Twitter will arrive in the fall.
If you are lucky, you can get a preview of it before it arrives.
More through Joystiq.
Thu, Jun 11, 2009 | 15:27 BST
Xbox Live Marketplace’s update is pretty massive today.
Some you may already know about, some you may not.
Here it is anyway.
- Sega Genesis classics: Altered Beast, Comix Zone, Gunstar Heroes, Phantasy Star II, Shinobi, Sonic The Hedgehog 3 – 400 MS Points each ($5.00)
- Call of Duty: World at War: Map Pack 2 – 800 MS Points ($10.00)
- Burnout Paradise Big Surf Island – 1000 MS Points ($12.50)
- Burnout Paradise 1.9 – Free
- Saints Row 2: The Unkut Pack – Free (Gold Members Only)
- Lips: “Shake The World” – Free
- Dyntasy Warriors: GUNDAMN 2: Additional Missions 07-10 – Free
- Sonic Unleashed: Empire City & Adabat Adventure Pack – 250 MS Points ($3.12)
- Guitar Hero: World Tour: European Track Pack 06 – 440 MS Points ($5.50)
- Guitar Hero: World Tour: “The Bitter End” by Placebo – 160 MS Points ($2.00)
- Guitar Hero: World Tour: “Adrenalina” by Finley – 160 Ms Points ($2.00)
- Guitar Hero: World Tour: “Cadillac Solitario” by Loquillo y Trogloditas – 160 Ms POints ($2.00)
- Call of Duty: World at War: Zombie Swamp Premium Theme – 240 MS Points ($3.00)
Details for each are after the break, courtesy of Console Monster.
Wed, Apr 22, 2009 | 21:55 BST
This week’s Xbox Live update brings hip hop styling to player avatars.
- Men can choose denim shorts, jeans with print, a striped visor beanie, a diamond stud earring, and square stone rings.
- Women can pick out an oversized jacket with chains, short shorts, a sports vest and diamond stud earrings.
All the clothes are free, and will remain available for the foreseeable future.
The action-adventure title Lode Runner is also available for 800 MS Points ($10.00). It features 2D action, 3D graphics, “lodes of modes”, 220 levels, multiplayer options, puzzles, and a level editor all weighing in at 512MB.
Hit the link for more details.
Wed, Feb 18, 2009 | 17:56 GMT
Today’s DLC update for 360 owners includes a demo, extra game content and an arcade title.
- Afro Samurai Demo (Free) — This actually came out last night, but if you are in the mood to take control of Afro as he searches for Justice and his father’s killer with a raging combo system, go for it.
- The Maw: Brute Force (100 MS Points- $1.25) — A “deleted” scene. This extra content takes place in the Bulb Valley and Chaindown levels.
- Death Tank: (1,200 MS Points – $14.99) — This arcade offering is also available.
More through here.