NXE Launches With Relative Smoothness

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Reports from the front lines regarding the Xbox 360's 'New Xbox Experience' update are just coming in, and so far, so good. We've heard that updates are taking as little as five minutes (including download and installation), which isn't bad at all. The only technical glitch we've heard about is that Netflix device activation went down for a bit, but it seems to be working now. Share your own experience in the comments and let us know if your system bricked or something so we can all have a good laugh. UPDATE: It looks like some "80072ee2" errors (time outs) are popping up, just like when the Halo 3 demo hit. Also, be sure to check: NXE Review 10 Things You Should Know About The New Xbox Experience Netflix HD Impressions on Xbox 360 Major Nelson's Top 10 things to do when you get the New Xbox Experience


I suppose the new interface looks pretty, but I'm not really sur eit was needed. Honestly, I can't make use of most the new features. My DSL is 768k, so it'd be impossible for me to stream netflix at that speed, I have a 10gig hard drive, so I can't really copy my games onto that. Well, maybe one at a time since I have around 7 gigs free, but I'd need to uninstall the existing one every time I want to play a new game and that seems like a bit of a hassle.

Overall, it seems nice, but I'mn nto overly excited about it because it seems like I can't use any of the new features.