New NXE reduces size of Xbox 360 hard drive installs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/nxenxe.jpg" />Clever users with the beta of the new Xbox 360 NXE-thing have noticed something: the size of game installs on the hard driv

This is what the Xbox 360's NXE used to look like

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/oldui1.jpg" />We learned, not too long after the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/10/29/review-the-new-xbox-experience-for-xbox-36

Elitist numbers, figures show that NXE is doing quite well for Microsoft

Major Nelson, the official mouthpiece of all things Xbox, has some numbers about the New Xbox Experience that might interest, like, 11 of you. There’s a tremendous amount of spin (“If LIVE wer

Microsoft releases winter collection of clothing for your avatar

I’m not at home to provide a screenshot of the first batch of DLC for your avatars, but I doubt anyone is thrilled over this announcement anyway. New items in the avatar editor are denoted by a

Xbox 360 game install sizes

Now that the NXE lets users install games onto the hard drive, space is premium cause these games aren’t small. Plus, the Xbox’s standard hard drive space for the majority of the past thre

Halo 3 + NXE = Water + Oil

Quick Version: Do not, I repeat, do not rip Halo 3 to your hard drive because it will load much slower than if you played it straight off the DVD drive. Halo 3 was also shipped before Microsoft gave t

How's the New Xbox Experience working out for you?

Running into any problems or is everything smooth as butter? What are your overall thoughts on the UI redesign? NXE coverage on CrunchGear

Sony's Columbia Picture flicks not available on NXE Netflix streaming

Well what do we have here? Now that NXE is live for everyone, it seems that Columbia Pictures movies are not available for XBox Netflix streaming. Unfortunately there is no way to tell if the movi

What to do with the New Xbox Experience

The New Xbox Experience is currently being pushed to all Xbox 360s. To celebrate (?) its launch, Major Nelson, the Xbox division’s chief of propaganda, has put together a snappy list of 10 thing

Xbox Experience now available to preview participants

Looks like the NXE is out for those who signed up for a preview account and Netflix has confirmed that there will be 300 HD titles in the new streaming system. Looks like Christmas came early! Instead

The NXE hard drive install only marginally improves game loading time

A round of applause for Eurogamer, which did the thankless task of testing out the NXE‘s HDD Install option and comparing it to normal method of playing games off the DVD. Several games of all s

What happens if the Xbox 360 NXE causes RROD?

Flickr’d You know the upcoming New Xbox Experience that has so many people excited for some reason? Turns out that Microsoft call centers are bracing themselves for NXE-induced red rings of deat

Microsoft cut ‘half’ of what it wanted to include in the NXE

The New Xbox Experience comes out in just a few days (or you can illegally download the leak, doesn’t bother me one bit), but did you know that Microsoft “pulled a Longhorn” with it? That is

Don't download the leaked New Xbox Experience

Lost in a flurry of caramel and processed sugar this weekend was news that the New Xbox Experience, also known as a user interface, has leaked online. The fancy, I guess, UI for the Xbox 360 can be fo

Review: The New Xbox Experience for Xbox 360

A lot of things are riding on this UI redesign for Microsoft and the Xbox team, but more importantly it’s quelling the frustrations that many of us have had to deal with since the beginning of time.

Xbox Live Primetime delayed till spring

Announced at E3 along with the rest of NXE, Xbox Live Primetime sounded pretty gimmicky with “live” game shows, but it’s being held up to ensure that the rest of NXE rolls out smoothly. I’d be

Major Nelson hints that NXE may be coming next week in some way, shape or form

Major Nelson, doesn’t he look cool, is hinting that NXE may be coming as early as next week or this week (not sure), but it won’t be the full fledged update. It’s more than likely go

NXE will only require 128MB of space, Microsoft to offer storage solutions for those less fortunate

Fret not Xbox 360 owners for we will all be privy to NXE with nary a problem. Those nasty ‘facts’ from earlier in the week about you needing 256MB of free space weren’t exactly true.

360 Avatar customization needs 256MB card

The upcoming NXE update will feature the controversial avatar feature (you know, the one that makes me barf), but you’ve got to have either a HDD or 256MB card installed to take advantage of it.

New Xbox Experience launching November 19th

NXE is launching in 24 countries on November 19th. Read about NXE here.
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