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Discussion in 'Xbox 360 - Games & Content' started by MystikEkoez, Oct 30, 2008.
Anyone get in? :/
not me lol. fukk it, the 17th will be here soon enuff
Do we know if updating bans people or not? With modded firmware?
I believe that is a question a lot of, if not all, people are waiting to be answered.
Although my confidence is baseless, I feel that those with iXtreme 1.4 will be fine. That is to say... I do expect a lot of:[*]FFFFFFFFFFFFFF[*]OH SHI-[*]OMGWTFBBQIt would have been a bit more epic had Microsoft chose November 5th.
I didn't even get a chance to sign up. The invites went very fast.
No we dont know.
Theres a download that supposedly has the full version of the NXE you can put it on a CD or USB stick and update your console. Though apparently you can't connect to Live until the 19th. I'm not doing this myself until I learn more about it, I don't want a version of the NXE that stops my 360 from -ever- connecting to Live.
Edit: I just recieved this bits of info about it, still not sure what to think:
Quoteriginally Posted by looneytuuney
Hmm... What do you think about my situation? I'm banned to XBL so I can't take anymore new updates. Should I try NXE?
I don't think it is worth you trying it. Things are downloaded during the installation process, so it is possible your console being banned might stall you during the installation process, effectively bricking your console.
Quoteriginally Posted by Blade64
1. If I download and install that, why will I not be able to connect to LIVE?
No you wont because the Dashboard currently is tied to your consoles ID number. If your console ID isn't on the list to have the new Dash, you wont be able to use live
Quote:2. Where did you get this?
There was a Preview Program opened a day or two back so Microsoft could check the new Dashboard out in the wild as it were, with a combination of ISPs and hardware. This download has come from someone who has taken it off of their hard drive.
Quote:3. What version of this software is this?
4. Is this the final release?
Basically the final test release which has been given to members of the public to test.
Further information I've just recieved, supposedly this is from an email that microsoft sent the people who were part of the test:
But, shouldn't there be some sort of new authentication system for the DVD drive since NXE allows you to completely download a disk to your HDD?
That it just to check if the correct disc is in the dvd drive.
I think people with flashed drives will be fine.
Ive got the NXE installed and my flashed drive works fine.
Incorrect, banned consoles update just fine. Things are not downloaded during the installation. Normally, if your console is banned, you can download the entire update and just burn it to disc. This NXE preview rip does not include the Avatars and considering you can't connect to Live, I would say screw it and just wait
Installed a few backups with modded fw fine, The new dash is quite nice! Shame it wasnt like this from the start!
Yeah I've installed Fallout 3 as well with my flashed drive and all is well. It kinda sucks we don't get to create any avatars until we can sign into Live, but at least I can play my games with complete silence from my 360.
I had a thought but I'm not sure how valid it is, with 360 games running off the hard drive instead of the dvd drive, will that help the temperature inside the xbox itself stay even a degree cooler? I don't know how much heat a constantly spinning drive would give off.
I installed the leaked preview just now. 16:10 resolution goodness
Installing Fable 2 right now.
same just installed fable 2 as well on benq drive, it's so quiet, shuts the dvd drive right down, however tried playin divx movies through the video player and sadly needs update so no movies for me . but do like the achievement details, and all the stuff, great dashboard. can't wait for live nov 19th
Damn I really want to install it but no live? WTF is that all about
The dashboard is tied to the console ID that was leaked with it. So no LIVE until it sees its november 19. Don't try changing the date.
the 5th of novemeber
and... SHIT! MY 360 STOPPED WORKING AHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
note: i dont actually own a 360, in fact i dont rily like dem, just cudnt resiste carryin on dat poem tho lol
The second chance to get into the preview program has started.
"We’re only pulling names from those that originally signed up (there is no way to sign up if you missed it, sorry) and this selection process will be at random from those that previously filled out the Connect Program Survey from my original post. "
Hey, maybe I'll actually get in this time?