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    News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    Microsoft confirm launch date of the NXE, along with some tempting new Xbox 360 console bundles.
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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    This is fantastic news, a lot of the features I'm really looking forward to. I'm even warming to the idea of creating an avatar of my myself as well due to the wide array of customisation!

    Whether the move away from the blade system to the new dashboard will be the right move time will tell...

    I hope at some point Microsoft will allow people to customise the dashboard beyond colours and background pictures, that really would go down well with people who wrote some excellent dashboards for the Xbox.

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    Is it me, or has there been alot of speculation about the performance of this update? I have recently got my Xbox since the price drop, and have noticed (only on a few occasions, mind) when the guide slides out, and it lags quite horribly.

    Just wondering if you think that because of the more obvious processing power this update will need, that it will make performance in games slower? Not sure myself...

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    Aw, shame it's on a Wednesday. Would have preferred weekend but can't complain, looking forward to trying it out!

    I've always enjoyed the two-a-year software updates and having only one update this year has been dissapointing. The new dash should make up for it, I reckon.

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    Quote Originally Posted by crowdsurfer100 View Post
    Is it me, or has there been alot of speculation about the performance of this update? I have recently got my Xbox since the price drop, and have noticed (only on a few occasions, mind) when the guide slides out, and it lags quite horribly.

    Just wondering if you think that because of the more obvious processing power this update will need, that it will make performance in games slower? Not sure myself...
    If you store your gamertag and saves on a memory card and use that all the time that creates the 'lag' you describe. A friend thought his 360 was broken, when he brought his memory card round to my house the same problem crept up.

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    Quote Originally Posted by digit View Post
    If you store your gamertag and saves on a memory card and use that all the time that creates the 'lag' you describe. A friend thought his 360 was broken, when he brought his memory card round to my house the same problem crept up.
    I store everything on the HDD. The Xbox I bought didn't come with a memory card

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    Quote Originally Posted by finlay666 View Post
    Huh?

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    The new dash looks sleek, can't wait to install some slow loading games with it.

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    Quote Originally Posted by samcross View Post
    Huh?
    I know what he means

    Finlay, it only seems to work for you

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    Great news, been waiting to get this any word on the support of new resolutions?

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    Quote Originally Posted by tigerboyce View Post
    Great news, been waiting to get this any word on the support of new resolutions?
    Yes it will. I can't remember exactly, but I was very chuffed that it will support 1680x1050!! Will look gorgeous on my screen

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    Quote Originally Posted by tigerboyce View Post
    Great news, been waiting to get this any word on the support of new resolutions?
    Here you go!

    "Those eagerly awaiting extra resolution and widescreen support from their Xbox 360 are getting a treat in the packed fall update. Not mentioned during the conference, but noted in a letter to Xbox Live Members from Marc Whitten, is word about upcoming 16x10 widescreen support, as well as 1440x900 or 1680x1050 output resolutions. This should make things a bit easier for people who like to hook their console up to LCD monitors and avoid extra scaling and bars when hooked up via VGA or HDMI."

    New Resolutions!

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    Still unsure about the new menus on this one. So used to the Blades now, I know where everything is. Will give it a try when released and see how I get on with it, can always go back to blade if I can't get away with it.

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    you will still be able yo use the blades if you want i beleave

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    Re: News - New Xbox Experience gets green light for November launch

    Quote Originally Posted by Ferral View Post
    Still unsure about the new menus on this one. So used to the Blades now, I know where everything is. Will give it a try when released and see how I get on with it, can always go back to blade if I can't get away with it.
    Not exactly me old cocker.

    You'll have access to a basic version of them, but not the all singing, all dancing version you have now.

    Microsoft are saying - this is the new dashboard, its well betererer than the old one SO USE IT.

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