The new dashboard will officially launch December 6, but it’s currently in beta — meaning some Xbox 360 owners are already using an early version of it.
Among the upcoming changes will be some improvements to the Kinect voice-recognition interface, the ability to stream live television, and more exclusive sports and music content.
Many expected the new dashboard to launch on November 15, the 10-year anniversary of the first Xbox arriving on shelves. Whether the new dashboard will bring users closer to Microsoft’s promise of making the console a complete home-entertainment device remains to be seen — but we’ll know more in the first week of December.
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