New job listings suggests that a new features and avatar system might be incoming.
I hope they make the new avatars like the characters in kinect sports rivals. love those models. would make awesome avatars.
Really surprised they didn't already utilise that tech right after rivals came out. Maybe add a few style options, because making everyone athletic would probably cause a stir. Kinect is no longer a given though, which makes it less likely to happen.
I'd love to see my 45yrd old abused body, look fit and trim again!! Even if it's only in VR!!
They should repurpose these avatar teams towards core xbox live functions and fix party issues so that it's more reliable. When party is working then worry about pointless avatars
I've been lucky I guess in that I haven't had a single party chat issue since the recent big party chat update. I was having issues almost daily before that.
Just bring back 1v100
I never messed with that. What exactly was it?
If I could give you 10bubbles I would.
Had my xbox for about 14 months.... Still haven't set up my avatar.
I never cared for the avatar system. I hope what they bring is actually cool.
With the X1 there's not really any use for the avatar like there was with the 360, I hope they do something interesting like a virtual environment.
True, they really aren't utilizing the avatars in games or apps like they did with the XBox 360. Nintendo did the same thing with their Mii's on the Wii. Used them in a lot of their games, but it doesn't seem like they are doing the same with the Wii U. The avatars definitely need an upgrade though. They should make some family friendly games using them.
People didnt seem to like when Sony had their virtuarl world for their avatars. Would it now be acceptable to have such a feature?
@Abnor_Mal It all depends on how well it's executed, making it as an extension of your console's menu would make it more interesting
what do you think would be a perfect UI intergration for avatars? I've seen people say this before on n4g but dont get what they mean by it. I will admit that xbox360 did use their avatars much better than playstation when it came to game intergration.
Avatars are cool and all but besides the many XLA games that utilized them I don't see a need. MS needs to make games with avatars in mind, I like that Sonic Racing had the option, more games need to follow the same path.
I wouldn't doubt they do that! they already announced that PC will be getting xbox live free! putting new features only on the x1/xbox 360 platform makes your monthly charge a little more worth it, but barely :/
Go for it am on board, can't wait.
I just want Spotify as a background app like on PS4, that and maybe a snappier experience. I don't care about avatars IMO focus more on adding gamerpic options and achievement badges (would go great with the showcase).
take avatars to a new level with some more integration, lets start with bringing shows like 1 vs 100 back with prizes!
Not that interested in avatar's but am I the only one who wants the media player to show visualisations while playing music just like the previous 2 generations?
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