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New Xbox Experience finally released for Xbox 360

New Xbox Experience finally released for Xbox 360

The New Xbox Experience has been officially released to all Xbox 360 owners, although it may take some time before your own console can access the update.  According to Major Nelson it may take anything up to a few hours before Xbox 360 consoles are offered the new software, as the switch on process is seemingly staggered rather than simultaneous. 

 

Microsoft New Xbox Experience: SlashGear Hands-On Preview

Microsoft New Xbox Experience: SlashGear Hands-On Preview

SlashGear reader Tony Reilly offered to preview the upcoming New Xbox Experience update for us, Microsoft's update to the Xbox 360 GUI which will launch on November 19th.

The New Xbox Experience (NXE), unleashed on the public on November 19th, is the mother of all dashboard updates. Those of you out there that might have been a little upset with Microsoft for not updating their beloved Xbox 360 this Spring will be more than happy at the results the Xbox team have produced for the Fall Update.

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Microsoft’s New Xbox Experience summed up

Microsoft’s New Xbox Experience summed up

Microsoft recently announced that the Xbox 360 Dashboard will be getting a makeover, with one of the new additions being the Avatars. If you're wondering what other changes you can look forward to, then hit the jump for a brief overview.

Xbox on Windows 10 preview brings avatars and friends

Xbox on Windows 10 preview brings avatars and friends

With all the fuss about Windows 10 on PCs and smartphones, some might have forgotten one other promise that the latest Windows version has made: an Xbox One experience on Windows 10. While the day when we can start playing Xbox games on our Windows PCs is still "coming soon", gamers can at least for now enjoy some of the social aspects of the Xbox experience when Windows 10 comes around in a few months, thanks to this May preview of the Xbox app for Windows 10.

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Microsoft hires BioWare/EA veteran for HoloLens and Xbox

Microsoft hires BioWare/EA veteran for HoloLens and Xbox

Gaming development head Casey Hudson, formerly of EA Games and BioWare, is hired by Microsoft Studios as Creative Director. This roll will put him in a leadership position with Microsoft HoloLens, Xbox, "and other awesome projects." Hudson will be reporting to Kudo Tsunoda, CVP of Next Gen Experiences at Microsoft. Microsoft notes that his roll as Project Director with BioWare/EA put him in charge of "the creative and operational vision for development of franchises such as Mass Effect and Star Wars," as well as broader business strategy and media expansion.

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Xbox One May update live with Party flavor

Xbox One May update live with Party flavor

Eleven days into the month and the May Xbox One update is going live for all Xbox One users. This update includes new Voice Messages, Power On and Off from Xbox One Smartglass, User Selectable Power Mode, and Dedicated Servers for Party Chat. Lucky you, wouldn't you say. This update will be coming to users throughout the United States and abroad throughout the week, starting this morning. Not all features will be delivered to all regions, but most will be delivered most places.

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Xbox One highlights energy-saving mode for lower electric bills

Xbox One highlights energy-saving mode for lower electric bills

A few weeks ago, the environmental group Natural Resources Defense Council was critical of Microsoft and their Xbox One console in how its "Instant On" mode was wasting energy and increasing electric bills of gamers around the world by a collective $250 million. Now, Microsoft is making more of an effort to put the Xbox One's energy-saving option front and center during set-up, allowing users to make a clear choice about using less electricity, and save an average of $6-$15 per year, according to the company.

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The Windows 10 Store experience will be less confusing

The Windows 10 Store experience will be less confusing

If there's a single common theme that permeates the upcoming Windows 10 release, it would probably be "unification". Continuum unifies the once disparate worlds of "Modern" UI and traditional desktop. The OS itself aims to provide a unified platform to develop "universal" apps that will work across all devices, be it desktop, tablet, or even smartphone. Now, Microsoft will unify the app store experience as well. Actually, "app" store might no longer be appropriate, as the new version of Windows Store will embrace all types of digital content, including music and videos.

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