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COMMENT: The New Xbox Experience

COMMENT: The New Xbox Experience

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We have now been living with the New Xbox Experience for a week, and what a headline grabber it has been. Stories of RRoD fails; consoles laid to waste left, right and centre. Well, perhaps it wasn’t quite as drastic as that, but it certainly upset... >>

360 outsells original Xbox worldwide

360 outsells original Xbox worldwide

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Microsoft has announced that sales of its Xbox 360 console have beaten the total sales of the original Xbox, just days after the 360 celebrated its third birthday on 22 November. The original Xbox managed to rack up 25 million sales during its time on... >>

HDMI sound glitches reported with NXE

HDMI sound glitches reported with NXE

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If you've been having problems with your HDMI sound connected to the New Xbox Experience, it seems you are not alone. Microsoft has confirmed it is aware of sound glitches occuring from HDMI connections. Until we hear of an official solution to this problem,... >>

Free clothes for NXE Avatars

Free clothes for NXE Avatars

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If you're starting to get a bit bored already of your Xbox Avatar's clothes, worry not - Microsoft has said there will be new clothes added regularly to Live, and the best thing is, they'll be free. Microsoft Germany's Boris Schneider-Johne broke the... >>

NXE launch marred by RRoD reports

NXE launch marred by RRoD reports

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It seems the launch of the new experience on Microsoft's Xbox 360 hasn't gone as we might have expected with users reporting a host of glitches with the new software update. Within 24 hours of NXE going live, internet forums were abuzz with Xboxers reporting... >>

Sony Netflix content "temporarily unavailable" on NXE

Sony Netflix content "temporarily unavailable" on NXE

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As the New Xbox Experience is launched, news has surfaced that hundreds of movie titles from Sony Pictures Entertainment previously able to stream via Netflix on Xbox Live, will no longer be available. Interestingly the movies have only been withdrawn... >>

Microsoft's New Xbox Experience launches tomorrow

Microsoft's New Xbox Experience launches tomorrow

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The highly-anticipated New Xbox Live Experience finally launches tomorrow, which Microsoft says will "transform instantly" the 25 million Xbox consoles around the world sold in its 3 years on the shelves. "The future of home entertainment is Xbox 360... >>

Half of NXE features cut during development, says Microsoft

Half of NXE features cut during development, says Microsoft

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It seems that despite all the exciting things we have to look forward to with the New Xbox Experience, there may well have been a lot more if Microsoft had had its way. The company has admitted it had to cut half of its original plans for the update during... >>

Another NXE in a few years if there's demand, says Xbox Live manager

Another NXE in a few years if there's demand, says Xbox Live manager

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We could see another New Xbox Experience in a few years if there's enough demand, according to Xbox Live product unit manager Jerry Johnson. "If our customers want it, and the market wants it, we can do it again. There's no date set on it though," said... >>

Early NXE access slots go in minutes

Early NXE access slots go in minutes

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You may remember we reported last week that Xbox would be opening up the New Xbox Experience early for a few on-the-ball gamers. Well that opportunity came up on Friday evening when Xbox Live's Major Nelson announced on his blog that the soors were open... >>