The same amazing graphics designer has posted an updated version of his concept of the XMB.
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this would be amazing,it makes for a better online experience,u feel like u have your special sweet home(gamercards)like u do on 360,trust me,I play on live and psn almost everyday tbh the player profiles,ps home and the in game xmb,I repeat the IN-GAME XMB,the xmb (main xmb looks so amazing specially with the new sparkles and the animated themes) feels so lifeless and boring,they have very low attractiveness attractivness,the 360 in game dashboard\gamercards and menus feel pretty alive and attractive hope sony take note,please sony,that's sick
please explain how the hell a GUI is "alive"?
His friend detail panels would not work well on SD TVs. There would have to be an option to turn this level of detail on or off depending on the resolution capabilities of your TV. Overall, I think we all agree this would be great to see as an _option_ that can be turned on or off. Many of us would use it whereas most normal users would likely leave it disabled.
Way, way to cluttered. I don't need to have all that information thrown into my face at once. The XMB is founded on minimalism and simplicity, that's why it works so well. That is just a cluster F**k of things I don't need to know. It's not the best design in comparison to everything else the XMB has going for it right now and the PS3 on the whole.
Sony should hire this guy.
I dont think its much as that Sony doesnt want to do an XMB layout like this vs that they dont want to make the XMB too heavy. The profiles might be quite heavy to load on the fly/heavy on the XMB itself. Esp. since they are trying decrease the RAM usage, not shoot it up. I guess they could disable this when your in-game. So you can see their profile on the fly while ur on the XMB. But then they'd get hate for not letting you see the profiles in the in-game xmb. Either, it's interesting to see where this road is leading. 3.0 was good, and found the features to be refreshing. 3.10/3.20 cant come sooner :)
This is the point I try to make whenever I see this makeover. It's also about bandwidth of the network too as its not exactly speedy right now at pulling information. This will no doubt slow down pulling up your contact list when starting your console even more.
You guys think SONY has think about this?, ever wonder that perhaps it is impossible thus they never done it? All this guy did was take SCEA's sites own design and did this video, I thinking we will see some type of stuff like this but not this detailed.
How about wallpaper .gif's or even short avi's.
cant sony just get it right ?
Well Sony can't just take an individual's ideas without his consent and just because you see the concept doesn't mean making the code will be easy.
this would so be awesome. i would also love it if the trophy compares were a tad faster but hey, who am i to complain
aren't this old news?
These ideas are cool and all, but I still dont like the boxes around the friend list. Cant it just have a silhouette behind it shading the background so you can see, instead of a bulky box.
Looks cool to me......i would go for this and all, but i trust sony, they don't have those grey boxes there for nothin....lets just leave the work to the pros.
I want a better layout for the music. Also, there's no reason why we don't have on the fly playlists. Sometimes my tastes changes from time to time. Maybe I'm just too used to my xbmc, the best media center so far.
This is better. I just dont want to see those ugly bars around every single friends name
The way I see it, Sony is going to use those so called ugly boxes to fit your trophy info in, now I bet they will let it be able to have other colors then gray and as for this video -_- old news an who cares. Common scent says Sony has been planing something like this for awhile, but they got to make everything run right to do it.
Sure it looks nice, BUT it would load for ever to show all friends with their trophies. You know how long you need to wait to even see your own. Well not too long, but it doesn't happen in an instant. Poor graphics designer didn't even think about that.
Nice look, but a real designer would have taken the SD requirement into his designs. Form follows function, rule one in design of USABLE stuff. - does not fit on an SD screen - load times for the trophys of all my friends would be horrid This sits on the same level as these pointless Diablo3 screenshot filter nerds. Only touched up for the looks, never wasted a second thought that someone is actually gonna have to USE this.
The stuff normal users make always astounds me. Kudos to whoever made the updated XMB.
a lot of rumors are usually started from inside developers using different alias online. theirs a possibility these concepts could the actual xmb from sony. just before anything is finalized they could be just looking for critisizm for improvements without saying its the actual thing.
i think this is what Sony was planing so if Sony dose it are people going to be like Sony stole this from that guy lol i had some of the same ideas but it is really cool that's really what it should be like i wish they would just do 1 massive update and not a little at a time.
How did he do that? It looks as if he actually using a ps3. Did he hack a ps3 and then messed around with the software?
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