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Xbox 360 dashboard redesigned, Metro style

These days it seems every new Microsoft product UI speaks the same language: Metro. First it was the Zune HD, then Windows Phone 7, then Windows 8 (or whatever it’s going to be called) and now finally, the Xbox 360.

Yes, the Dashboard has gone through another UI redesign and I must say it never looked better. When I first saw Metro UI I didn’t think it would work so well on so many platforms but now I must applaud Microsoft’s design team. The Metro style UI on the Xbox 360 doesn’t seem like it was shoehorned just for the sake of uniformity; it genuinely looks good on it and from what I can tell will work well too. Also, what I don’t see in these screenshots is that massive font on top of Windows Phone 7 devices that used to run off the screen, which is a good thing as it wasn’t the brightest of ideas.

Xbox 360 Metro UIXbox 360 Metro UI

Xbox 360 Metro UIXbox 360 Metro UI

This new Dashboard interface will be released to users this fall and I must say I’m really looking forward to it.

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