Microsoft has confirmed that an overhauled Xbox 360 dashboard will launch on 6 December.
The latest user interface is designed to continue the company's move to make its dashboards similar across more of its devices.
That means the new dashboard has a hint of Windows 8 and Windows phone 7, whilst clinging onto aspects of the widely praised Xbox Experience – which launched originally back in 2008.
A further refresh a year ago brought the current look and feel, and Microsoft is now looking to continue the progression.
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One of the key features in the new dashboard will be deeper integration for Kinect – Microsoft's wildly successful motion and voice controller add-on.
Kinect, or its successor, are likely to be heavily integrated into the next Xbox – which may be called the Xbox 720, but more likely will be given a fresh moniker.
The dashboard is currently in beta stage, and being tested by a percentage of users.