I, with my 955kbps downstream Internet connection, reported earlier today that the November-scheduled offering of instant-streaming 1080p wasn’t working on my sluggish connection. But a man with a 25mbps-downstream connection has a different take: “Incredible.”
Instant streaming in 1080p? Microsoft did warn that its new Zune video marketplace might not allow for streaming for people with slower (slow-ish?) connections. This is my low-point in my three-part preview of the 360’s new dashboard.
Avatars, long the ignored, under-dressed face of the Xbox 360, are getting an overhaul. But it will cost you. New clothing and props from popular games including The Secret of Monkey Island and Halo will be hitting the 360 next month.