"Half the things" of NXE plans were "cut out", Microsoft

“There's still a lot of stuff we want to do,” Johnson told CVG in an interview. "Half the things we wanted to do in New Xbox Experience (NXE) we cut out of the service. One of the nice things we did was this architectural change to make things more published and driven from the service. All […]

“There's still a lot of stuff we want to do,” Johnson told CVG in an interview. "Half the things we wanted to do in New Xbox Experience (NXE) we cut out of the service.

One of the nice things we did was this architectural change to make things more published and driven from the service. All of a sudden we opened up the platform to say 'I don't have to wait until once or twice a year to release something onto the dashboard'.

“There's a Photo Party app that will be part of the platform,” the XBL man added. The way it will be distributed is all of a sudden you'll see a slot on the dashboard and if you don't have it you click on it and it's going to download from the service onto your application part of the dashboard. Those are the type of things we're going to start doing.

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