Microsoft has released the 2007 Fall Dashboard Update for Xbox 360. The new updates mainly focus on three attributes: Family Timer, parental control feature and expanded social networking experiences.
The Xbox 360 has been enhanced by more download options that includes full original Xbox games that were previously only available at retail. For example Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex, Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge, Halo, Fable, Fuzion Frenzy, Psychonauts etc at 1200 Microsoft Points.
Also best-selling Xbox LIVE Arcade games like Bankshot Billiards 2 and Lumines will now be available at a permanently reduced price of 800 Microsoft points each. While Marble Blast Ultra, Small Arms, and Zuma Deluxe, will be available for 400 Microsoft Points each. Moreover, gamers can also download free trials of more than 100 games.
The Inside Xbox feature keeps gamers updated with news from Xbox.com providing information regarding new game releases, events, Xbox LIVE Marketplace offers etc. In addition gamers can expand their bio with personalized information about themselves. Such extended bios will be visible to Friends Only or the entire Xbox LIVE community depending on the option the individual selects. LIVE subscribers can also expand their social networking experience with the ability of viewing Friends Lists of other Xbox LIVE members.
Parental control, full-screen movie previews and enhanced video codec support along with easy-to-use navigation features like new Game Store button to the Video Store button to enhanced visuals and descriptions in the video library are also new arrivals.
The 2007 Fall Dashboard Update will be digitally distributed over Xbox LIVE members worldwide (Xbox LIVE Silver and Gold) free of charge. No separate disc or hard drive is required.