MaxConsole writes: It has come to our attention that Xbox 360 Kinect Dashboard Update, version 2.0.12416.0 has been leaked online. The dashboard even includes the avatars, something previous leaked dashboard updates have not.
better? damn never thought those words would come out of my mouth lol.
Its amazing how Microsoft can continue to keep making things better and better
for controllers oh really who disagree
This is a sideways XMB with picture blocks...
personally I still like the god old blades dashbored the others do look nice and better but that just me anyway on topic It looks so much like the current one but this one is like more in your face
Funny that BeeAreWhyAyeEn got so many disagrees, seeing as how he's absolutely correct. The NXE has always been the XMB turned sideways. It's not as direct for finding things as the XMB is, and it focuses on block images where the XMB uses text and icons, but it functions identically.
i dunno if i should update my moded console to this. its offline n all but maybe itll make me lose my hdd installs.
I like the simple layout - everything neatly arranged horizontally. It is a little like the XMB, but nothing opens up and down. Personally, count me as one of ones who still misses the old blades.
I hope this is more organized the nxe in its current state is like looking for a needle in a needle stack sometimes
Looks the same. Just not as kiddie.
ranma are you joking or are you serious it basically looks the same as the old interface but without the pizzaz
60$ for this wow ms good job. Wonderful job. Pathetic
WOW that dashboard is fast! Finally Microsoft. Hell yeah can't wait.
I really like the look of the new dashboard here.. so much more.. What's the word.. Ummm, Sexy. :P
I like it too, looks very clean cut and simple. I love how user-friendly XBL's interface is with its 101 features and things like that. The selection screens, etc. have a nice slick simplicity to them. It's pretty much the XMB minus the 2.5D view and fleshed out with more things, though sometimes I find navigation can be a little confusing when I search through certain things, but I guess it's because I'm still not familiar with XBL. One thing that annoys me is my inability to put my own background picture without the UI taking up 75% of the screen
Pretty easy to use for the most part, just sometimes I have problems finding some of the finer setting options. Not that big of a deal though. XMB is easier, but I think NXE looks better.
i find the xmb outdated, especially now move is out they really need to integrate move more into it, maybe they will show something at tgs
Looks generic, thought it looked better before. With the patterned background. Maybe this isn't is an early build of that version though.
What does 'generic' mean? Seriously, I've seen it used so many times for so many different things, I've forgotten the meaning. It looks pretty unique to me. If you and everyone else in the world wore converse sneakers and black jackets, I'd say you all looked generic. But the 360 dashboard doesn't look like every other dashboard in the electronic world, yet you call it generic. I think the term you were looking for is plain. Although, some people like the dashboard to not have a lot of shit on it, which has been a major complain of the NXE dashboard.
Generic as in unidentifiable from any other random background. I don't think it's a big deal, though. Can change the theme anyway... maybe even to what it was before. I don't mind the 'shit' on the dashboard that you're referencing to though, the only thing that's annoying is advertising and redundant blades.
Its fast! o_0
Why would this disable you from accessing XBL? Does that mean all the Kinect Beta testers 360's are bricked from XBL until November? EDIT: Thanks, but I still don't get why download this and updating your Xbox with it would disable the access to XBL. I mean you said they can go online just not chat with people, so since this is the same exact update wouldn't it be the same thing for people who download it?
They don't want them to go online and talk about Kinect. They had to sign something that said that they will have their chat options disabled and they cannot talk about Kinect while they have it. Its somethng like that. Someone will come and give all the specific details though. Thats the differnce between Sony and Microsoft.Ever since they announced the Move a year ago they have been showing the public videos of it in action and dicuss all the possiblities wit it. With Kinect we don't see anything other than dance Central Videos on Youtube....
No they can go online but the beta testers cant talk in party's, hear voice messages untill november when EVERYONE else has the beta.
When you get into the beta you can sign onto XBL and play everything online but once you are in a private chat or party you cannot hear anybody and supposedly you sound like a robot. The reason why is because they are improving the quality of the voice chat in parties and private chats, but you can go into gamechat while playing online and hear and talk to everybody.
like i said be4 its useless unless u have kinect too use it with
Its just pointless to get excited about what I'm guessing is a beta update.
Metro UI, 360-style.
Looks alot better but still blades where best and getting rid was stupid.
AWESOME thats all I want to say
not going to update right before Halo
god damn, look at the diffrence between 360 FW updates and ps3 FW updates. that was not even 10 seconds. on ps3 that woulda taken 20 minutes!!
Which is what I love about MS dashboard and game updates... they are downloaded and finished in under 30 seconds most of the time. Very efficent if you ask me. I had a hard time adjusting to the longer times of the PS3 when I bought mine but.. as Claude from Along Came Polly would say... "NO BIGGIE"
Yeah I don't understand that. Xbox must have smaller updates or something.
Thanks for showing us the new dashboard Fat Bastard from Austin Powers. @Orionsaints All users will be getting it.
Are we all getting this update or just Kinect users?
I would like to know that too. If it's just for Kinect users, that's just lame. I'm never planning on getting Kinect, but this dashboard looks very nice and slick.
Right now the update is in beta so if you were invited you get to try out kinect and the dashboard update, but yes the update is coming to everyone later.
Its funny how these leaks always happen with xbox firmware updates. Its like they know people want them early. I know I got the NXE before its launch. Something about their updates that just excites me.
cant wait for kinect DAY ONE :D
No big visual difference. More like a skin update. And it looks fast BECAUSE the 360 is NOT ONLINE.
Just found this on a torrent site might do it.
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