New XBox Experience

Discussion in 'Third party hardware, software and accessories' started by Eric, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. Eric

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    Heads-up 360 fanboys and girls, the New Xbox Experience update is now available at XBox Live. Its a painless 10-minute download using the XBox wireless network adapter.

    So far I'm loving the look and feel (I wasn't a fan of the previous Blades interface) and of course the avatars. Too bad Netflix isn't an option in our region.

    So far so good.
     
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    I'm having withdrawal syndrome using the NXE. I was used to the Blades interface that my eyes are disoriented with how the controls work.

    I just notice during viewing Arcade Games especially from Image/Screenshot previews that it sort of freezes/hangs for a couple of seconds when exiting the game profile before displaying the list of games again. Do you have the same issue @Eric? I'm guessing it's my slow net connection that is causing this - redisplaying the list requires another web request???
     
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    I love the new interface. I'm currently downloading Gears of War 2 to the hard drive. :) My 3RL doctor was able to install the pre-release version on my "Go Lagot" 360 hahahaha
     
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    I can't wait to get my xbox 360. getting the 60gb version for $299 at best buy next week. and i got a $100 gift card to use. looking forward to using NXE as well..
    i'll probably shell out for the wireless adapter as well...is it available here?
     
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    Just updated my dashboard lastnight and I'm loving the sleek new interface.

    If you right-stick click your avatar, it burps. Awesome.
     
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    IMO the best thing about this is copying the whole game in your HD. Less DVD drive stress. I also love creating parties for your avatars.
     
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    @bacchus_3: Haven't noticed the lag. Will check it out .

    I had to download another update, this time to enable unprotected AAC and MP4 streaming from my Mac. No problems so far. :)
     
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    Thanks for the reminder Eric! I'm looking forward to copying a few games to the hard disk, finally, some use for the 120GB drive. Downloading now.
     
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    it may be bandwidth related. I'm just hooking up my Xbox thru my Mac's shared internet connection on Globe's unpredictable network.
     
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    do any of you guys know how to troubleshoot connect360?

    Mine stopped working when I installed NXE :(
     
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    oh, 360 is wired to router which is wired to wifi access point to my Macbook.
     

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