Metro UI comes to the 360

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  1. jaw04005, Sep 9, 2011
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  2. Dagless macrumors Core

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    I quite like the look of that.

    I think this gen the PS3 has my fave UI. I like how everything, including system options are only a few buttons away. But this new MS UI looks a lot more refined and sharp. Can't stand the current one :eek:.
     
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    The beta should be hitting next month, I can't wait!
     
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  5. APlotdevice, Sep 11, 2011
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    It looks nice. But is it really necessary for them to keep changing the 360's UI?
     
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    Love the new look. Can't wait for the beta next month!
     
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    Only to add easily accessible features they think we want or need. I do agree with Dagless that the PS3 has the nicest UI, however its only been more cluttered with the latest FW. Both UIs are much to slow to come up while in game, the PS3 being the worst offender IMO loading the drop down menus.
     
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    But you still have to see the "Spotlight" frame when you boot up to see ads for Doritos and Axe Body Spray! YAY!!!
     
  10. fireshot91 macrumors 601

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    Didn't they already have a UI like this for the Kinect?


    [​IMG]


    Except now it's for controllers too?


    Eh, still MUCH prefer the original xbox dashboard screen. :p. The first one. From 2005/2006.
     
  11. TheSideshow macrumors 6502

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    Yeah, this will get rid of the Kinect version and make it the same as the controller version shown here.
     
  12. Mr.C macrumors 601

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    They're introducing Kinect functionality to the rest of the Dashboard. I suspect that's why the general UI will now look like the one they already use for the Kinect specific part of the Dashboard.
     
  13. bungiefan89 macrumors 6502a

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    Do. Not. Want.

    This will be the FOURTH time Micro$oft has 'upgraded' their interface, and this one looks just as pointless as the rest.

    What happened to the days when game consoles were about games? Why must my gaming experience take place in this magic childish land of mass advertizements and cheesy 'Avatars'?
     
  14. Rodimus Prime macrumors G4

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    you are not the only one. I really liked the blade ui. It was simple, no fuss and it justed worked.
    Mind you this Metro US will be a nice improvement over what they currently use.
     
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    Just set your 360 to boot to disc, and problem solved. Not that hard.
     
  16. zap2 macrumors 604

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    Should make Kinect that much more useful. I never saw many games I wanted, and the few that seemed interesting, I never ended up with. So I'm not saying it's a bad piece of hardware or even the software is lacking, but I know I'm still waiting for a large number of games.

    But controlling the OS and interacting with Netflix/Hulu with just my hands, I'm interested.

    Heck I use my PS3/360 more for that then I do games now.
     
  17. odinsride macrumors 65816

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    This looks terrible. Bring back the blade interface!
     
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    I'm not at all a fan of that UI on any device. It makes it look like phones don't have big enough screens, and I prefer a computer to look and feel like a computer, not a tablet.
     
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    I guess I'm the only one that really does not care one bit about the UI?
     
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    To be honest, I don't really care either way. I mean, it looks nice, but I don't really put much thought into the dashboard. I see it for about a minute when I boot up the console, but after that, I'm in the game, and just use the mini-guide from there on out. The mini-guide works great, though, so I hope that isn't changing too much.
     

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