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The biggest new feature on the way is the addition of the ability to output 1080p--we'll have to fish out our VGA adaptor to test this when it hits, as most HDTVs can't output 1080p via component. Besides providing a higher output for games, the Xbox 360 will also provide that resolution kick to HD-DVDs, which are now playable on the system after this upgrade (and your purchase of the
The 360 will have a few other new sources of streaming video at your beck and call starting tomorrow. Whereas users could previously only stream video from a Media Center-enabled PC, this update will allow you to stream WMV video from a Windows PC running Windows Media Player 11, Zune software, or Windows Media Connect. Finally, Xbox Live Arcade is receiving a few tweaks with features allowing quicker startup and easier access to titles, as well as the ability to auto-download trial versions of new games as they release. Be sure to check back in the next few days as we take these new features for a test run. For now, take a gander at the entire list of new features courtesy of Xbox.com. There's a Daylight Savings change next year?