Microsoft is definitely pushing forward with its Xbox gaming console. Through its Microsoft Live! service, Microsoft has made more than 80 enhancements for the Xbox. One of the enhancements is 1080p support and the ability to stream video in a variety of formats. Some of the updates quoted from Microsoft’s press release are: Xbox

  • Expanded HD Display and Video Playback Options With 1080p resolution, gamers now have the ability to enjoy both game and video content in the best HD resolution currently available. 
  • Expanded video playback options increase the ways gamers can enjoy video content on Xbox 360. It is now possible to stream WMV video from a Windows PC running Windows Media Player 11 or Windows Media Connect. 
  • Gamers can now play video files from data CDs and DVDs, as well as from storage devices like USB 2.0 flash drives and Xbox 360 Memory Units. 
  • Xbox 360 will support 50hz HDTV display modes, providing viewers greater choice in how they watch DVD and HD DVD content. watch DVD and HD DVD content.