Interscription has a series of articles analyzing some of the recent news releases regarding the new Xbox 360 dashboard. The first is about the home page, "My Xbox 360".
Looking forward to the dashboard update(sans Avatars) and it looks to make navigation and getting straight to the gaming faster than ever. Good to see MS continuing to be the online leader this gen.
all I really care about is the full install option and the 8-man private chat.
pffft... enjoy it while it lasts, which wont be long once support for trophies becomes standard and Home launches- it will be all over for XBL couple that with amazing newly announced and existing software on the PSN, excellent line-up of MMO's on the PSN from SOE and NCsoft and ever-evolving feature set, rumored to soon include screen-grabbing and confirmed to soon include youtube upload support oh yeah and MAG says hi... and so does all the other great PS3-exclusive online software available and upcoming like SOCOM, Warhawk, MGO, UT3 with Mods, Killzone 2, Resistance 2, LittleBigPlanet (big one that) and many others MS leads nothing
How is it living in dream world eh? MS leads the online industry and with the New Xbox Experience HOME WILL be left in the dust and PSN further in the ever growing sandstorm that XBL will cover it in! The fact you have to come into a 360 thread and attempt to praise an incomplete service just proves how fearful you are of XBL
Tell me how cell failed.
My online service can beat up your online service.
1.3 it failed cuzz sony sold its rights to the cell faster then the ps3 can do 4D 1080P @ 240FPS... lol it's succesful if it's being bought. if it was succesful they would have kept their share
That's not failing, would that not suggest that it's succesful if it's being bought?
._. Tacking on the word "Cell" doesn't magically make that statement logical.
forgot to mention things like Life with Playstation, the excellent video store, the upcoming VidZone and music store services and the highly successful [email protected] application wake up 360 boys by Q2 2009 PSN will have surpassed XBL.... but you'll still be the one's paying ouch
"by Q2 2009 PSN will have surpassed XBL.... but you'll still be the one's paying " Hmmmmm........while you are talking about Q2 2009, 360 users are enjoying right now. Let us see......do we watch The Dark Knight now.....or do we wait until Q2 2009 when its own cable tv for free? You see where I am going here?.....at least wait until 2009 to start talking mess....not now when all you got is vapors. And I say that as an owner of both consoles.....you sound like the little kid that has all the expectation of their dad coming through for them.....and then what happens when they don't? You look bad for believing so hard. So again.....while you are talking about what is suppose to be.......360 users are enjoying right now......and enjoying right now is better in my opinion.
@ heyheyhey If we had to believe Sony: PSN would have been equal to XBL from launch of the PS3 at the end of 2006 PSN would equal XBL with FW update 2.41 The PS3 should have launched at the beginning of 2006 world wide Home would have been here in fall 2007 Well I think I don't have to carry on. Sony has a large, large trackrecord of overpromising and underdelivering. Even after two years in its lifecycle it is struggling to even keep up on XBL with a far distance. Trophies are missing in the complete old library of games. For example an important game like COD4 won't get them confirmed by the dev. Even new games are missing out. The Naruto dev said he wouldn't work with trophies. As he also disliked the motion controlling included in the PS3 controller. Thus: trophies are and will be gimed because they are not forced to be used. Cross game chat and invite with a unified friendlist isn't working like promised after 2.41 FW. If Sony can't get it right after allmost two years, when will they? Oh wait, you're again talking about the future, 2009. Even IF, read IF Sony would get it right to equal the current XBL, MS will be many steps ahead and introduce the next thing online that will keep it lightyears ahead of PSN. That's just the way it is. The money we pay for XBL gets invested, which can pay people that work on XBL. Things that are free have less cash flow to be invested thus are done half and stay gimped (read: PSN). In two years time we'll speak again, like I did with many PS3 fans two years ago. They promised me a XBL killer within months. Then within a few months. Then within a year. You say 2009 so it became years. I bet the PS3 has PSN Beta and with the PS4 it may finally be where XBL is now.
Funny how PS3 fans are saying its all over for Microsoft/XBL once Sony is done copying their service!
To be fair, all companies copy off of each other. Look at the picture for the story, remind you of anything? Like XMB combined with iPHONE.
^ you mean it looks a bit like windows media centre? honestly can't see xmb in it at all...
Really looking forward to a refreshing screen staring back at me. Grew tired of the "blades" a long time ago. Not so excited about the avatars though, hopefully there will be an option to "hide" them as much as possible. Id rather keep the photos/images my friends currently have.
LOL..when trophies become standard ..many people are going to be playing the ps4 and when home releases and people realize you are doing even less thing that what you can do on XBL ..they wont even care for this boring lobby that is more than likely to crash in the first hours and get taken down ..just like their simple updates :) You can't kill XBL when you are playing catch up ... you will end up having the same things people had for years ..and in this case ..less things
Home releases this year, mandatory trophy support begins Jan 1st 2009.
does that mean SFIV will support Trophies?
No...they said that trophy support will not be included.....now if they released an update later on down the road...that will be a different story.
Show me a link where Sony confirms mandatory trophy support for all games? And if so will it be added from start or after the game is released like now? I'm pretty sure that was just a select few developers confirming trophy support for a total of 13 titles. hat doesn't sound mandatory to me.
side to side, up and down? what happened to those cool rainbow bright blades you guys were so fond of?
No, it looks like a Zune+Windows Media center Hybrid. They didn't copy Sony with this one. Its not like avatars which were a Home+Mii hybrid. EDIT Disagree?!?!?! Aw, screw it.
come out with XMB before the ZUNE? idk 100% on those dates still what was wrong with the blades? can 360 still use it like different themes?
So how is that HOME you were promissed back in 2007 working out for you guys anyways?? WHAT HOMELESS YOU BE!!! Sorry to hear that see unlike sony MS is much better at sticking with there promisses....
The Zune interface is nothing like the XMB, not even close, its more of a ripoff of the Ipod interface, and its the sole reason I got the Ipod instead of the Zune. Its only like the Zune in the way it looks, not the way it works, It works(from what I can see) more like Widows media center, which I'm not to fond of. I don't know whats wrong with blades either, But now that I think about it, this could be better than blades, I still won't get one though.
I've lost faith in the education system.
idk i wont buy a zune or a 360 but good argument guys. except the HOME comment? WTF was that all about? It's comin relax, be patient. but yeah 360 fall update looks nice.
PSP wasnt the first to have the XMB. THe first to Have XMB was the PSX. PSX=PS 2.5 it even had a home button on the remote control, heres a pic. oh and Home is Coming this year, sorry Bot, this was announced in 2007 and its coming Now in 2008, 1 1/2 year difference. So what happen to the vaporware you call ALAN WAIT?
Obviously you completely missed the sarcastic humor in the comment.. Only to pick apart the very small details of it to try to defend against it. Thats ok though there may be hope for you yet. Maybe next time instead of trying to insult me for your sonylove. You will come up with a better response to my comment Mr. DJ. Educate this ,.!.. Oh btw. "Do you have a HOME yet"? Exactly.......
Funny how PS3 fans mention ALAN WAIT. When they have been waiting for everything PS3 related, almost two years now since PS3 came out and they only got one AAA exclusive, i guess they like to wait beyond.
Are you people for real? This is the Twist Interface. It is used Windows Media Center and Zune SW. Windows Media Center was released in **2002***. Are you saying the XMB looks like WMC? Because WMC was released in *2002* while PS3 in 2006. @1.8 RE: PSX, it was released in 2003 (again, after WMC in 2002). You == epic fail.
foodbox sonyfans thinks they own everything
I really don't know where this "ME FIRST" outlook came from. As for menus, it's not like they'd force us to navigate diagonally.
just opposite. and not over lapping. M$ Copy's once again , Xbox fans to stupid to see it. proof is in the above bot posters.
The conversation in this post is not.
mandatory trophy support begins Jan 1st 2009. how is that possible when games like Project Origin ( 09 ) are not going to support trophies?
Well we'll see, I can only rely to you the information I have read. I don't have a crystal ball. Care to provide me a link to where they say they're not supporting trophies?
What it does guarantee is that anything developed after 2009 will have trophy support- so hopefully more games will join the fold during 2009 but we should not see the repercussions of a 2009 deadline until even further in the future.
so am i .. no worries dunno where's the link ..it was posted here ..no so long ago ..Game Convention Trophies support news
trophies are another thing sony shouldnt have started. wow theres like 2 games with trophy support. and btw how many ps3 games support custom soundtracks? another "feature" that is lost in the "sands of catch up time" dont take me wrong i like sony and psn atleast it is free, but you fanboys in here really dont wanna go down the trophy support road. go back to playin uncharted so you can receive a trophy. lol the fanboys spammin this thread.
Hey you know what last time I checked 2 is better than none... /sarcasm
Windows Media Center 2002. Sony ripped off MS's Twist UI. WMC was released in 2002 (and shown, far sooner). Sony's first rip-off appeared in 2003 with PSX. The NXE is a variant of the Twist UI Microsoft started showing *before* WMC was released in 2002.
You can see that the subjects are organized vertically in Windows Media Center. In XMB, the subjects are organized horizontally.
No, XMB and WMC are reversed from each other. Plus, there release dates are far to close to be calling, one copied the other, its a mere coincidence.
but Sony put it in a console first and now they are putting an identical OS in the xbox. just like Sony had it in their MP3 players and PSP's first and then MS copied them with the Zune. the xmb can be compared to many OS's but Sony already has that similar OS in a GAME CONSOLE now the Xbox has the same thing for it's GAME CONSOLE. just like SONY introduced it to HAND HELDs then MS put it in their HAND HELD's. it's SONY main OS for every thing they sell from TV's to cameras. AND OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOF COURSE MS COPIED. Sony even has a copyright for it. @ below............ i dont loooooooooooooove Sony. i'm simply telling u the truth. i need to go out more often? do you know me? no i didn't think so. "Funny how PS3 fans mention ALAN WAIT. When they have been waiting for everything PS3 related, almost two years now since PS3 came out and they only got one AAA exclusive, i guess they like to wait beyond." -seems like u looooooooooove MS. u do know they don't give a f#[email protected]%ck about u right? i think u need to go out more often. says the kid with the halo pic. fukin halo geek what r u like 12. i could say the same shyt about u. cartoon halo pic and u think ur older. right
@ above WOW!!!! you really love Sony. You know they dont give a [email protected]#$ck abuout you right? You need to go out more often. - Edit "seems like u looooooooooove MS. u do know they don't give a f#[email protected]%ck about u right?" lol, i'm simply telling u the truth. "fukin halo geek what r u like 12." im probably way older than you thats for sure. "cartoon halo pic and u think ur older. right" And that's makes me a kid, lol. Boy I'm definitely older than you.
cartoon dolls for avatars. u xbots like playing dress up? awwwwwwwwwwww look how [email protected] those avatars are. have fun accessorizing!!! i don't see how anyone could be excited about this. it's not like u guys got any NEW apps or anything. MS just tricked u guys by giving u a different menu and now you think it's "cool" look at ur cheap @ss home knock off. soooooooooooooooooooooooo UN-innovative just like MS always is. i'm surprised this update is taking so long. it should be done already. it's not like they added anything new un like sony were they're giving us an entire new app. i guess since u guys got like two games coming out in the next six months u have to get excited about something.
Wrong Zone Sonians & off topic
...if we'll be able to shuffle the order of the different "blades"..or whatever they'll be called now. That's something that I thought would have been nice with the current dashboard, but never heard anyone else mention it. Either way, I'm anxious to give this a whirl. Of course, if I don't like it, I can switch back to the old dashboard. At least MS is staying true to it's promise of offering "choice".
I personally like the Xbox dashboard and new navigation better than the PS3 XMB. The XMB has about 8 choices in the top level. When you select a category, it opens a sublist of like 8+ items. I think it's sort of sloppy. Furthemore, I like the 360 Live Marketplace better. The PSN Store seems too bunched together. I have a 34" HDTV (5 years old, but 1080i, but most games are 720p anyway, which my TV supports) and the icons and text in the PSN seem too small. I like the Live Marketplace because the fonts are larger, the pictures are larger, and I think it's easier to find things. When you log onto PSN marketplace, the left side of the screen shows like 3 profiled items. If you log out and log back on, or even move forward and back, those items change. I wanted to get the LBP video which was on the left side but after browsing i go back to the main menu and discover it's changed to another game. I then had to select the "list by title" sort of option and finally found it again. The 360 seems to leave the profiled games on the menus longer. I dunno, maybe I'm picky, but the PSN Store is hard to navigate and read.
hmm. i think the system is dead.
Why do you all even come to this news story just to bash? Its so stupid. You think PSN is or will be better than XBL? Good for you, keep "believing" that.
As sure as Lemmings jump off the cliff... XMB will do fine- It`s not going any where- Too many users, really like there XLB. When you get used to something you really don`t wanna change- I myself look foreward to owning a xbox and Learning the ways of the XMB... Soon a cheaper and more reliable sku will be avaliable-
So how's Second Life 2?
im amazed at how fast a simple article about the new dashboard turns into a fullblown war over trophies and achievements. my lord, do people even read the article they post to or do they just copy and paste their "PS3 is the sh!!!t and xsux 360 gonna DIE!! ahahaha LOLz" in every article comment section? my 2 cents about THE ARTICLE: I like the new "xbox experience" look better then the damn blades, and i too hope that i dont have to have some stupid avatar on my screen.
I wanna know if we can talk and see our friends list while in a original xbox game. The guy said a the full spectrum is covered, i just wanna know. Private chatting while playing Shenmue 2 or something would be great.
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