No Love for Media Center in Fall Update for Xbox 360
More of the details for the Xbox 360 2007 Fall Update were announced by the Xbox team today. Interestingly, the Xbox 360 now supports playback of DivX and Quicktime (H.264 and MPEG 4) encoded video files from the Xbox Dashboard… BUT NOT WHEN USED AS A MEDIA CENTER EXTENDER.
In the last Xbox dashboard update, when video playback functionality was added to the Dashboard but not Media Center Extender, I bought the explanation that these were two different applications. I figured this might explain some lag in development. But now another half year has passed and still no support for additional video formats when using the Xbox 360 as a Media Center Extender.
Does Microsoft take seriously the use of the Xbox as a Media Center Extender? Just asking!