In preparation for the next Xbox, Microsoft is rumored to be releasing another dashboard update for the current Xbox 360. Sources “familiar with Microsoft’s Xbox plans” have told The Verge that a public beta for the new dashboard will go live in “late June or early July.”
In addition to a “refreshed user interface,” Microsoft is supposedly tinkering with smaller Live Titles and possibly looking at darker or lighter themes for the Xbox dashboard. Microsoft is hoping to create a smooth transition for current Xbox users when upgrading to the next-gen Xbox. The goal seems is for next-gen Xbox users to be able to interact with existing Xbox 360 users using messaging, beacons, and achievements.
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