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    HD movies and TV shows on the Xbox 360

    The rumours are true, and it all starts on November 22nd! Prices are yet to be confirmed.

    Check out the Headline for more info.

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    This is great

    If they got HD lost on there i would probably spend all my money on it

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    Nice idea, but am not convinced that Live has the bandwidth to support this well. I'm on 10mb NTL, and get constant 1.17mbs downloads. However, when my mate brings his 360 over, the downloads seems to max out at about 4mbs.

    If a 720p movie is compressed to 4.3gb for example, it looks pretty shady on a large screen, and it'll take quite a while to download.

    Any actual 360 oweners care to comment?

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    My 360 really cains the download speeds...very very fast

    This should be good
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    I'm a 360 owner and have always expected digital distribution to make an appearance at some point. Sooner than I expected, but it's good to see it's here.

    I'm one of the few who really dislike hard media, I just don't like discs. They scratch easy, you have to change them and they make noise. Although downloadable TV content isn't of that much interest to me personally I hope it paves the way for future Games downloads.

    The only major downside at the moment is broadband speed and availability. With the majority of providers now imposing usage limits, that alone is in my opinion the biggest roadblock in terms of digital distribution's progress.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve threlfall View Post
    This is great

    If they got HD lost on there i would probably spend all my money on it
    I was thinking exactly the same!

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