New Xbox Dashboard Audio Update Put To Test By BattleStrats

The new dashboard hit Xbox consoles early this morning and BattleStrats is here to run down some of the major changes that have happened. One of the biggest updates we were looking forward to was the upgrading of the audio codecs on the new dashboard. Last night we recorded some audio using the old dashboard and repeated the same steps this morning after the new update. Can you tell a difference?

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lostinplace3276d ago

i am pleasantly surprised at the improved audio quality. I really didn't think it would be a noticeable difference but it definitely was.

darthv723276d ago

Seems that along with this update was a new silverlight codec. I know that netflix is using it. The video and audio quality is noticeably improved. At least, on the netflix app.

PRHB HYBRiiD3276d ago

i got a question...can i buy full cd's in zune on xbox? i want to buy the album not the video can i do that?? thanks

yarbie10003276d ago

Yeah its still a little scratchy but its louder

DTMBSquid3276d ago

I hate the white background..hurts my eyes

darthv723276d ago

translucent backgrounds. It would be softer on the eyes and not a distraction to the content displayed.

dirthurts3276d ago

Just need to turn down the brightness of your display. Most people have them set too bright.

xxxAnubisxxx3276d ago

I like the new colors - looks cleaner

JLesinski3276d ago

Havn't had the chance to download this yet. Hopefully I can see what all the fuss is about

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