Instant Messaging on Xbox 360

Microsoft is making efforts to expand the Xbox 360 feature set by announcing new instant messaging functions for users of the popular gaming device.

With expanded HD video content and a new HDMI-enabled Xbox 360 Elite, the Microsoft now provides the ability to run Windows Live Messenger on Xbox 360, allowing them to easily connect and chat directly from their television with a network of more than 260 million active users.

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This facility is expected to be available beginning the week of May 2007, the Xbox 360 Spring Update will add the ability to text chat in addition to video and voice chat functions with up to six people on a user’s contact list at one time while playing games, listening to music or watching movies.

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