With it, you can download a My Xbox Live profile, game saves, and achievements to a buddy's Xbox 360 game console.
In addition, cloud storage lets you treat your virtual system as a memory card that you can use to save game progress.
In addition, users can search the unified Xbox catalogue for movies, TV shows, music, videogames and apps, and view achievements and friends' activity.
Microsoft has expanded the Xbox 360's entertainment value by adding a slew of new content partners to its Xbox Live service. S.-based entertainment-seekers can tune into EPIX, ESPN, Hulu Plus, Netflix, MSNBC's Today, and other destinations from within their video game consoles—with the promise of even more to come.
A MSNBC Today video story about Alec Baldwin's alleged Words With Friends meltdown played back smoothly, but the video quality looked roughly that of standard definition TV.
For example, Bing for Xbox (Microsoft's new voice-based search engine), lets you find content simply by speaking a few words.
If you want to watch X-Men, you can simply say, "Xbox Bing X-Men" and Bing for Xbox will pull up all X-Men related games and movies stored in your Xbox 360 game console.
The following guide is for Xbox 360’s with no internet connection: Dashboard Update for USB-flash drive Dashboard Update for CD-rom Note: USB-flash drive should be FAT32-filsystem. Connect the USB-flashdrive to the USB-port on your computer.
If you use Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, dobbeltclik the .zip-file to unpack it. Copy the content of the af .zip-file to the rootof the flashdrive.
Click Yes, when you are asked to update the console.
When the console restarts, the installation program will then start automatically. Click save save to save the .zip-file with the update for your console to your computer.
You can then say "Xbox Play X-Men" to start playing the movie.
You can also type search queries using the Xbox 360 controller.
However, it seems that Microsoft has plans to tweak the current system, graphically and technically, if some leaked screengrabs turn out to be real.