Bring on 125 apocalyptic new features!
Including, but not limited to:
-“Download manager” – Marketplace items now download in the background, queue up to six pieces of content
– “Boot to Dashboard” setting will bypass the loading of any disc in the drive and open directly to Dashboard during power-on
– Themes can now be set from the “System” blade on the Dashboard (Many people had trouble tracking down this feature on the Xbox Guide Blade)
-User-selected music continues play when switching from Dashboard to game or game to Dashboard
-Instantaneous “Change Theme” option added upon downloading new Dashboard themes
– User music is now pauses, instead of stopping, when games override user-selected background music
– Unlocked Achievements now displayed first in Game Summary page
-Selecting an Achievement now shows the specific Achievement details
– Show videos downloaded from Marketplace in the Video area of the Media blade
– Improved usability around “Play Now” when downloading demos, trailers and videos
– Wireless battery level added to mini-pop-up guide over backward-compatible games
– Improved handling of backward-compatible update experience, reboot back into Xbox v1 environment instead of Dashboard
I happen to be going to the library tomorrow, so this is nice.