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Xbox Fall Dash Updated Leaked?

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Looks like an early leak of the fall dash update has surfaced on the xbox.com forums.

Just scanning over them I was hoping to notice support for 16:10 resolutions but NOTHING! Dammit 🙁

The list is as follows: 

  • Compatibility with 3rd party wireless controllers
  • Compatibility with messenger pad
  • Xbox Live Vision firmware upgrade, sharper image filtering
  • Many more Vision Cam settings
  • New screensaver settings – when away from Xbox 360, screensaver will play for optional time, before screen goes dark
  • New Xbox Live Arcade blade – where you can download, play and learn about Xbox Live Arcade
  • Brand new “web based adver-games” flash games which aren’t downloaded, but are playable bite sized games, accessed via new Xbox Live Arcade Blade
  • New Screensaver option in Themes and Gamer Pics option in Marketplace blade
  • New functionality with Messenger, works with chatpad
  • New XNA Game Launcher for those that have the program, new options
  • New language, time and date settings
  • New “advertising opportunities” in gameplay
  • Xvid support
  • New “favourites” option via Xbox Live Arcade, can rate according to preference
  • IPTV Functionality – support for TiVo like PVR options. Will be able to record TV direct. Options include source by channel, director, actor and distributor
  • Filter friends list, will be able to filter friends via games
  • New clan support – will be able to launch clan games direct from dashboard, can “fold” friends into new clan category in friends list
  • Better translations in settings and other options for Japanese, German and Spanish languages
  • New quick option to delete via X Button in memory viewer.
  • Option for having downloadable In-game content not inform when completed download
  • Option for having video content not inform when completed download
  • Faster settings for viewing unfinished video content downloads
  • New option in Games tab – beta and others, will be launcher for MMO and multiplayer betas
  • New option in Marketplace Games tab, search by letter, can be inputted via text pad or console
  • Smarter game settings – you can be messaged via publishers about new in-game content for your games
  • Picture in picture functionality for DVD Drive and some other updated settings
  • Improved USB Keyboard settings
  • Improved voice chat settings in game and from dashboard
  • Faster response times to Redeem Code settings
  • Option to play a Redeemed Code game straight after redeeming code
  • Console will now recognise low Hard Drive space, will inform you immediately if can’t download current item, will automatically download next available that is able.
  • Increased space size for gamerpics and dashboard themes
  • Themes can now be animated
  • Themes may now have sound effects
  • Better slideshow capabilities, new options added. New sound effects and integration with Hard Drive/ PC music capable.
  • New estimated timer for downloads, informing how long download will expect to take
  • Check out the site for pics of the new Clan blade.

    NOTE. This might very well be BS and it’s not official yet, I was just too eager to post it. 🙂

    Source: xbox360rally

    Last Updated: August 21, 2007


    1. LazySAGamer

      August 21, 2007 at 10:40

      IPTV is the thing I am looking forward to the most. It most probably won’t be enabled here though 🙁

      I worry about the web games, I don’t want a web browser on my xbox…

      The clan blade looks interesting as well, not sure why you would want it though?


    2. feo

      August 21, 2007 at 10:44

      The browser thing seems like a 50/50 split right now.

      IPTV is out of the question until ADSL2+ is ready in SA.

      Why oh why don’t they give 16:10 support?! There’s so many people gaming on their PC LCD.


    3. Ruslan

      August 21, 2007 at 10:53

      xvid as in Divx???? or not???


    4. LazySAGamer

      August 21, 2007 at 10:57

      @Ruslan… no idea you tell us 🙂

      Isn’t DivX mainly used for piracy though?


    5. doobiwan

      August 21, 2007 at 11:06

      Lazy I take it you’re not in a clan? 😉

      I’m stoked they’ve finally put it in. This looks like an absolutely awesome update.

      On the IPTV thing – telkom has run local trials and SDTV will run on a 4Mbps line.


    6. Milesh Bhana ZA

      August 21, 2007 at 12:20

      “I worry about the web games, I don’t want a web browser on my xbox…”

      I think it’ll be a flash player. So you’ll get choose a link (still controlled by MS, because it’ll be accessible via the Arcade Blade), and the swf file will get downloaded and run from cache. (Well that’s how i see it working)

      It’s a nice touch, and much easier for peeps to get their casual games to run on the xbox. Now what would be nice is if they were to allow you to play an arbitrary swf file off a USB mem stick (or streamed off your PC)


    7. Antowan

      August 21, 2007 at 16:40

      The IPTV will be available here via Telkom’s new IPTV services coming soonish. Telkom is a world wide MS partner in this IPTV effort… I believe they were picked by MS… One monopoly to another I guess.


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