Xbox 360 Update via Live: Download Today

By Peter Chubb - Apr 6, 2010

Later today you will find that there will be an update available for the Xbox 360, which you can download via Xbox Live. The long awaited update will finally offer USB flash memory support – the update is mandatory.

You will now have the ability to save your game saves on the USB storage device, along with Arcade game downloads and Xbox LIVE gamer profile. Microsoft has teamed up with Sandisk to offer an Xbox 360 USB Flash Drive specifically for use with the games console.

The flash drive comes in a choice of two capacities, 8GB and 16GB, both will offer one-month of Xbox 360 Live Gold membership – these will be available to purchase in May. The price will be $34.99 and $69.99 respectively.

I4U informs us that the new update should be ready to download in a couple of hours.

Once you have updated let us know if you experience any problems.

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  • darkanjel68

    since doing the download my xbox has crashed and i get an error saying i need to send it to microsoft for a reformat ….WTF ?!?!?!?!

  • steve

    all the game saves have gone thax Microtwits why dont you leave things alone when there working ok

  • Alex

    @Stres : You Cannot Download It Because EVERYONE Is Now Trying To Update Their Xbox360 Also . Millons Of People Are Trying To Update , Might Have To Wait Half An Hour ? Best Of Luck


  • luke

    My update's deleted all my friends, causing connection problems and deleted my family settings. Great job Microsoft!

  • i have had the same problem as Peter with my discs not reading. Only one disc works for me now. Another problem that i have had with the update is my dashboard not working and my friends list, it doesn't show in till time 5 minutes later displaying the avatars.

  • Stres

    The update wont even download for me, i leave it on for a few hours to download and then it just says 'error: cant complete the download'. Now I cant even go online.

  • rob

    It is i'm sure, over a year ago when the latest dashboard was released it created a disk read error for ff 11. If the game was not shut down. just turned off, it would say disk is unreadable^^

  • Peter

    I was playing at around midnight last night, then woke up about 20 minutes ago and downloaded the update, and now my xbox won't read any discs… I don't know if this is related to the update, but it was working fine last night, on two different games.