NXE HDMI audio bug patched

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 2 February 2009 22:23 GMT

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The HDMI audio bug that hit some Xbox 360 owners with the launch of New Xbox Experience can breathe easy: Microsoft’s about to release a fix.

“Starting Tuesday morning at 0200 Pacific when you sign into Xbox Live you’ll be prompted for a mandatory dashboard update,” said the Major this evening.

“The update addresses the issue that a few folks were having with audio and their HDMI connection.

“This update will be rolled out to all Xbox LIVE members around the world over the space of a few hours, so you may not get prompted for the update immediately. Thanks for your patience.”

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