Archived from on June 17, 2010. The update was released on November 19, 2008. The first Xbox 360 design came in several variations. At the 2008 , Microsoft announced that it expected over 1,000 games available for Xbox 360 by the end of the year. The games are generally aimed toward more casual gamers; examples of the more popular games are , , and. The Xbox Live Arcade also features games from other consoles, such as the game and such as.
Archived from on March 25, 2014. Jetpac was released for the Xbox 360 on March 28, 2007 as. Archived from on February 10, 2007. Archived from on January 7, 2010. Archived from on March 18, 2011.
Microsoft released two redesigned models of the console: the Xbox 360 S in 2010, and the Xbox 360 E in 2013. Archived from on May 17, 2008. The Xbox 360 sold more than 80 million units worldwide on the strength of its diverse gaming library and its substantial online features. Archived from on October 13, 2008. Archived from on July 18, 2008.
In 2010, Microsoft released the Xbox 360 S, a slimmer version with streamlined appearance and a redesigned motherboard that ameliorated the design issues of the system. Archived from on January 9, 2011. Please if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message. Archived from on September 16, 2009. Before the launch of the Xbox 360, several development kits were spotted using hardware.
Archived from on October 28, 2007. In February 2003, planning for the Xenon began, and was headed by Microsoft's Vice President. The December 2007 dashboard update added support for the playback of format videos. The inexpensive did sell the most console units but eventually saw a collapse of third-party software support in its later years, and it has been viewed by some as a fad since the succeeding had a poor debut in 2012. Blue Dragon is one of three Xbox 360 games to surpass 200,000 units in Japan, along with and. Archived from on August 10, 2007.
Archived from on February 4, 2009. Additionally, a pair of hackers played their modded Halo 3 games on PartnerNet in addition to using PartnerNet to scoop up unreleased and untested software. Archived from on June 20, 2008. It also allowed for personal and music settings, in addition to voice or video chats, or returning to the Xbox Dashboard from the game. On November 22, 2005, Xbox Live Arcade was re-launched with the release of the Xbox 360, in which it was now integrated with the Xbox 360's dashboard. Archived from on November 4, 2006. Microsoft Points can be obtained through prepaid cards in 1,600 and 4,000-point denominations.
The Xbox 360 features an online service, , which was expanded from its previous iteration on the original Xbox and received regular updates during the console's lifetime. The update was intended to ease console menu navigation. Mistwalker's second game, also sold over 100,000 copies. Mistwalker's first game, , was released in 2006 and had a limited-edition bundle which sold out quickly with over 10,000 pre-orders. Archived from on August 20, 2007.