Well have to agree. Not only is M$ online service a league ahead, the NXE software lends itself to being much better for adding services and using. XMB is very bland and will be a nightmare with what Live has to offer. That amount of content will be awkward on XMB. How the hell would Sky Player work on it? M$ are a good software company, and have shown that on 360. Cant wait for Last.FM here in UK. Basically I'll have my HDTV, and a 360 in front room. Thats it!!!!!!!!
From that I will get Full Sky TV in HD and recordable. Any music album I want to listen to. Over 1500 HD films to either buy on download or watch on rented stream. Play any 360 game. View Photos, Facebook, make video calls free via broadband. Twitter, Last.FM and all without a controller by Novemeber 2010. What more could you want for true FUTURISTIC entertainment in your front room? I cant believe consoles were only for games and online play. Now by this time next year EVERYTHING I ever need for entertainment in my front room can be done on 1 box. Without needing to find the remote.
* Finishes watching Dark Knight in 1080p HD, says " goodnight 360 " and it shuts down. Awesome.
Is your blood XBOX green?