Xbox 360 dashboard update being deployed
by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Dec 6, 2011 9:30AM PST
[Update 2] After suddenly delaying the new Xbox 360 dashboard this morning, Microsoft has announced it has deployed the update. Larry 'Major Nelson' Hryb announced the news earlier this evening: "We are a go!" he wrote, adding that the update is "currently on its way to all 35 million Xbox Live. members around the world." The director of Xbox Live programming apologized for the delay, but did not detail why the update was held.
[Original Story] The Xbox 360 dashboard update that was supposed to go live today has been "slightly delayed." However, there's no word on how significant the delay is. It could be as short as a few hours from now, or as long as a few days.
"We are still working to get the release out," Xbox Live's Larry Hyrb said. "Stay tuned, we’ll have an update this afternoon on when it will begin rolling out."
"The timing for Xbox 360 dashboard update has been slightly delayed," Major Nelson originally tweeted at about 7AM this morning. "I’ll have a status update later today."
[Update 1] Larry 'Major Nelson' Hryb has updated users to the status of the new Xbox 360 dashboard, writing on Twitter: "Sorry for the dash launch delay. Good news: first set of customers will be getting the Xbox LIVE update within the next few hours."