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Xbox 360 spring dash update released

Eurogamer: "Microsoft has released the spring Xbox 360 system update. You'll be prompted to download it when you turn on your console, presuming you're connected to the internet. The download takes around 5 minutes on a fast connection."

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Bigpappy2278d ago

It took me abot 10 seconds to down load and about 20 seconds to update.

UnbiasedGamer2277d ago (Edited 2277d ago )

That is good, Sony should add more features in there updates too , and also improve the update system. Updates are pretty long on PS3.. don't know why Xbox 360 does it so fast....and for the game updates as well.

theonlylolking2277d ago

IDK if you have noticed but a MW2 update for PS3 was 100+mb while on the 360 it was about 20mb.

dazzalfc2277d ago

Doesn't the 360 use a different type of compression for its updates/game updates?

gamingdroid2277d ago (Edited 2277d ago )

It's most likely because MS is a software company. Their SDK is top notch. Just take a quick look at XNA and you will know.

Ironically, the Windows Update needs some serious help....

Itzy2277d ago

I've always noticed that 360 updates were pretty quick.

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DoctorXpro2278d ago

5 minutes? dude your internet is shyteeeee.

Paralex2278d ago

This is why you get an Xbox 360. You can use Paypal now. Sony's pretty much done after this update! w00t.

Chinkyinc182277d ago

What if someone ends up hacking Paypal?

SixShotCop2277d ago

I don't know. Downtime for 3+ weeks?

LocO_o2277d ago

If some one hacks paypal then MS is going to be wealthy rich.

gamingdroid2277d ago (Edited 2277d ago )

Not MS problem and Xbox Live is still functioning and willing to accept your credit card!

Either way, I use point cards because I almost always find them considerably cheaper online, about 25% discount.

dazzalfc2277d ago

I've already had about 10+weeks of 'downtime' due to RRoD issues, so hopefully Paypal will stay secure :)

SlyFoxC2277d ago

How if you dont mind me asking?

SuperSaiyan42277d ago

I do not see a paypal feature anywhere on the dasboard was that for USA only? Or is that feature via xbox.com?

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SixShotCop2278d ago

The update was done in under a minute. Besides the addition of Paypal, there's not much new going on.

outlawlife2277d ago

spring update isn't really a feature update ever, it is usually just general housekeeping

this year it was paypal and the new disc format, the fall updates are the feature rich updates which will surely be announced at e3 as usual

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