Xbox 360 2012 dashboard update live for some
News of a dashboard update going live today on the Xbox 360 only applies to certain consoles, although this is expected to gradually go round all regions throughout this week. With numerous amounts of Xbox Live Gold users experiencing the recent beta for the 2012 dashboard update many will gain access to this final version of the upgrade today.
Going by the information given, 3 million Xbox 360 systems will be reached around the world in the first wave, so those concerned about the update not being on there console can expect it pretty soon. Reporting the ins and outs of this Stick Skills inform their readers this is going live today, but only for some, and additionally they have a full list of what will be involved. With this in mind, at the beginning of the year we spoke about the dashboard update “Metro” that was not held in such high regard, and our post discussed an analysis of the Xbox 360 dashboard and mentioned how disappointed gamers were by this.
There were many improvements at the time to consider although many complaints were to do with the quality of video playback, and this was quizzed as there was a general feeling that Microsoft were aiming to make their console to be a more complete device, yet they affected an important feature. The dashboard update is not the only thing that is going live today as our latest post informs our readers of the Minecraft update 1.8.2 for the Xbox is also expected sometime, although there has been no specific download time for us to share.
Apparently it is expected to go live from 2am PDT (10am GMT) but there will be a slow rollout time that could be anywhere from a couple of hours after the time given. The update will contain a vast amount of new features along with some needed fixes, so we can understand if plenty of gamers decide to finish their day early to get this update downloaded, as this has been anticipated for months. By the time this article goes out, the Minecraft update should be available, so we hope you let us know your impression of this once you have tried it out.
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