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Xbox Live Downtime Coming

Xbox Live Downtime Coming

Tags: Xbox

Friday - April 16, 2004
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While we are still awaiting an official announcement to come from Xbox.com (it's expected to come at Noon PT today), it seems Xbox Live will soon be experiencing some downtime for the "Tsunami" update. The downtime is expected to last for 24 hours, beginning 6:01 am (PT) on Wednesday, April 21st, 2004. During this time, some, but not all, of Tsunami's features will be implemented. However, most will go unnoticed by gamers until developers put the new features into titles.

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Details of the "Tsunami" update include (as posted on the Xbox.com forums):

TEAMS
What It Is: Developer support for integrating team/clan functionality into their titles.
What It Means to You: It’s all tightly integrated into the service with built-in support for messaging, stats, competitions, storage, and presence.
Just Imagine: A kind of automated clan communication set up that notifies the entire team of matches, strategy, and even competitions.

COMPETITIONS
What It Is: Easily build different types of competitions into titles that
can be created and administered by the publisher and/or users.
What It Means to You: It’s all tightly integrated with the rest of
the service and makes playing in and creating competitions a total breeze.
Just Imagine: Creating your own tournament and having Xbox Live do all of the work for you…you just create, invite, and play.

MSN® ALERTS AND MESSENGER INTEGRATION
What It Is: Invitation and Presence-based alerts and a new Xbox/MSN Messenger tab with user contextual information.
What It Means to You: Allows existing Xbox Live users to engage more with their Xbox Live community by extending the Xbox Live messaging and presence systems beyond the console.
Just Imagine: You’re at work when you get an alert that one of your buddies has just logged onto Xbox Live and has sent an invite to your PC to take him on in a game. Talk about inspiration for getting home early!

TITLE MANAGED ONLINE STORAGE
What It Is: Provides user profile data storage along with a simple way for titles to dynamically manage game influencing data on the fly.
What It Means to You: Create and share mottos, emblems, and custom content along with titles; create and update maps, rosters, and other environment data.
Just Imagine: Creating a custom logo for your squad and playing on maps that you’ve just created!

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