Zune's been going in this direction for a while, but Microsoft has finally gone all MP3 with their Zune Marketplace music. All 11 million tracks in the US, and 8 million tracks in UK, France Italy, Spain and Germany. Yes, Europe!
One of the most annoying aspects of the Xbox 360 Marketplace is Microsoft Points, a fake currency used to buy games and add-ons that obscures how much real money you're spending. But that may be on the way out.
Besides announcing full retail games on demand, meaning you'll be able to download full retail games from the comfort of your own smelly dungeon instead of trekking to Gamestop's smelly dungeon, Microsoft filled out details on some of the other new Xbox Live hotness.
We're inside USC's Galen Center in lovely pre-apocalyptic LA, waiting for the Microsoft E3 keynote to kick off—it goes down in half an hour at 1:25PM Eastern, but our liveblog kicks off right now. What's Microsoft gonna unveil?
Microsoft has scheduled simultaneous service outages for its Xbox Live and Zune platforms this Monday, September 29th, starting at 12:01 PST. These "regularly scheduled maintenance" outages will take up to 24 hours for Xbox Live and up to 48 hours for Zune. Read on for the details. Xbox Live will be offline, and you… Read…