• 2.0.17559.0 - August 21, 2019 (Download Link)

    2.0.17544.0 - August 21, 2019 (Download Link)

    • Minor bug fixes and improvements
    • Improvements to the Xbox Guide
    • Option to retain your saved games when you delete a profile
    • Increased accuracy of "last time played"
    • Network configuration improvements for Xbox Live® members in the Netherlands
    • More detailed messaging for unreadable disk or region errors

    2.0.17526.0 - May, 2018 (Download Link)

    2.0.17502.0 - March 29, 2016 (Download Link)

    System Software / Xbox Live Changes:

    • Security updates / general Xbox Live patches

    2.0.17489.0 - September 17, 2015 (Download Link)

    System Software / Xbox Live Changes:

    • 2GB Cloud Storage – Starting today you will now be able to use up to 2GB of Cloud Storage on your Xbox 360. Use your Cloud Storage to save the game saves you want to bring with you to Xbox One for Xbox One Compatible games.
    • Accept Terms of Use – You can now connect your Xbox 360 to a network that requires a Terms of Use acceptance (common in hotels, hospitals, and other public venues). After first connecting you will be prompted to test your Xbox Live connection and will then be directed to use Internet Explorer to login to the network. You must have the latest update of Internet Explorer first.
    • Redeem Codes from messages – When you receive an Xbox Live Marketplace code in a message you will now be able to redeem that code by simply pressing “Redeem Code”.

    What else is in this update?

    • Activity Feed – Like, comment, share your friend’s activities, post new messages, watch game clips, view screenshots, and see what your friends are playing from your Xbox 360. You can access your Activity Feed by navigating to Social on your console.
    • See What Your Friends Are Doing – You can now see what your friends are playing on Xbox One and Windows 10 from your Xbox 360.
    • Microsoft Movies & TV and Groove Music – Access your movie and TV collection from Microsoft Movies & TV and your Music in Groove Music.
      See your money – Your Microsoft account balance will now be shown when you are looking at the details of a game or when browsing the marketplace.

    2.0.17349.0 - April 30, 2015 (Download Link)

    System Software / Xbox Live Changes:

    • Stability of the Network Troubleshooter has been improved, as well as the accuracy.
    • “Content” folder hidden when viewing external drive for music/video.
    • Change on content moving options between drives
    • Network trouble shooter reliability and accuracy is improved
    • You will be able see/view drives with music without removing and re-plugging in the drive
    • Password reset reliability is improved but is not working
    • Bing logo is now corrected in some countries where it was incorrect before
    • Adds the use of 2TB hard drives (2 2tb usb hard drives can be used)
    • Space is no longer reserved in advance on the hard drive
    • Network Speed Test Implemented as new option in Network Settings.
    • View purchase history
    • Microsoft Account balance on the dashboard
    • Reset password: Users can now do this from their Xbox 360
    • Preview Audiences: The 360 Preview Program will start soon.
    • Preview Tab on Dashboard.
    • Mandatory update that prepared for subsequent growth of the service

    2.0.17150.0 - December 11, 2014 (Download Link)

    2.0.17148.0 - December 4, 2014 (Download Link)

    2.0.16767.0 - September 4, 2014 (Download Link)

    • Most apps will work without gold membership.

    2.0.16756.0 - June 4, 2014 (Download Link)

    • Most apps will work without gold membership.

    2.0.16547.0 - (Download Link)

    System/Xbox Live changes:

    • Some changes have been made to how child accounts are managed and created.
    • Added ability to chat with users on Xbox One.

    2.0.16537.0 - (Download Link)

    Xbox Live changes:

    • Microsoft Points discontinued for purchases in favor of local currencies.

    2.0.16203.0 - February 19, 2013 (Download Link)

    • Update to default settings; visible only to certain users in the EU
    • Minor Bug fixes

    2.0.16202.0 - November 27, 2012 (Download Link)

    • Fixed: Displaying the incorrect playlist name when launching a playlist from Xbox SmartGlass to the console
    • Fixed: An error with Xbox Video closed-captioning
    • Fixed: An error with Xbox Music that some were experiencing

    2.0.16197.0 - October 16, 2012 (Download Link)

    System Software Changes:

    • Internet Explorer browser to Apps
    • Added "My Pins" panel
    • Added "Recent" panel
    • Added Recommendation panels to Dashboard
    • Added Access to Xbox Video and Xbox Music apps
    • Added SmartGlass
    • Added Play To
    • Ability to name console from settings
    • Gamertag in corner of screen now shows user's email address
    • Added "Security Proofs" under Account Security
    • Smaller background stage size
    • Combined TV and Video into TV & Movies
    • Removed Companion Devices from Console Settings
    • Removed Facebook & Twitter from Social Apps with introduction of Internet Explorer

    Kinect Changes:

    • Adds voice commands to Brazil but Bing voice search isn't available yet.

    Unpublished Changes:

    • Authentication servers updated
    • Added support for up to 32GB USB drives
    • Removed "quick play" feature, replacing it with "recent".
    • Added new anti-piracy scheme on AP 2.5 and XGD3

    2.0.15574.0 - June 20, 2012 (Download Link)

    System Software Changes/Other

    • Avatar Store added to social on the Dashboard
    • Updates to the Avatar Store
    • Adds "Manage Exercise Info" to players Profile
    • Adds the option to select or remove TV providers in settings > TV
    • Adds the option to turn off Ratings Collection Sound in settings > Console Settings > Audio
    • Disables support for unlicensed 3rd-party wireless controllers (e.g. Datel Wildfire Evo).
    • Bing Pic in Bing Search switch now (Germany)

    Xbox Live Changes

    • Improvements and preparation for future Xbox live Enhancements

    Kinect Changes:

    • Bing voice search available in Australia and New Zealand

    Unpublished Changes:

    • CB is split into two pieces
    • CB boot chain had been refurbished (CB 5772, 6752, 4577)
    • CB has Changed
    • RC4 Keystream Calc Has Changed ("Salt" added to process block)

    2.0.15572.0 - June 12, 2012 (Download Link)

    System Software Changes:

    • Avatar Store added to social on the Dashboard
    • Updates to the Avatar Store
    • Adds "Manage Exercise Info" to player's Profile
    • Adds the option to select or remove TV providers in Settings/TV
    • Adds the option to turn off Ratings Collection Sound in Settings/Console Settings/Audio
    • Disables support for unlicensed 3rd-party wireless controllers (e.g. Datel Wildfire Evo).
    • Bing Pictures in Bing Search switch now in every country

    Xbox Live Changes:

    • Improvements and preparation for future Xbox Live Enhancements

    Unpublished Changes:

    • CB bootloader has changed again
    • RC4 keystream calculation has changed (Salt added to process block)
    • DGX hardware or RGX ECC's Now Required To Read CPU Key

    2.0.14719.0 - February 23, 2012 (Download Link)

    Kinect Changes:

    • Fixes voice recognition issues for non-English users

    Unpublished Changes:

    • CB bootloader has changed again.

    2.0.14717.0 - February 16, 2012 (Download Link)

    System Software Changes:

    • Fixes color space issue and improves overall performance.
    • Requires Credit Card to be added to use the 1 Month Gold free trial membership (Free trial will now be set initially for Auto-Renewal.)

    Unpublished Changes:

    • CB bootloaders have changed (RGH ends.....RGH2 begins).......
    • 2BL changed from 7373 to 7377
    • 4BL changed from 1888 to 5968

    2.0.14699.0 - December 6, 2011 (Download Link)

    Design Changes:

    • Complete design change in the Metro Design Language, with an interface similar to the Windows Phone and Windows 8 operating system.
    • Reorganized menus

    System Software Changes:

    • Anti-Piracy 2.5/2.6 scheme updated (Checks different for each console)
    • Cloud Storage for Games Saves and Xbox Live Profiles. (Requires Xbox Live Gold subscription)
    • Facebook Sharing.
    • Stereoscopic 3D for games & experiences that support it.
    • Support for dual play.
    • Updated Standard and Kinect Dashboard with Full Voice.
    • Bing on Xbox Live (search).
    • Beacons
    • New toast notifications: (Gamertag) plays this

    Xbox Live Changes:

    • Expanded Kinect Voice Support.
    • Netflix UI changed
    • Netflix parties removed
    • Live television on Xbox 360 with Bing Search support.

    2.0.13604.0 - October 11, 2011 (Download Link)

    • This is a general system maintenance update and there are no new features that will show up once the system has been updated.
    • Support for real time update dae.bin table Anti-Piracy 2.5/2.6 over Xbox Live
    • Update contained a compatibility patch for the new Xbox 360 Speed Wheel.

    2.0.13599.0 - July 19, 2011 (Download Link)

    • Mandatory update that prepared for subsequent growth of the service.
    • Anti-Piracy 2.5 scheme updated to 2.6
    • Reflashes the DVD drive PLDS DG-16D4S new stock firmware 0272 and locks SPI.

    2.0.13146.0 - May 19, 2011 (Download Link)

    • Support for XGD3 Disc Format (Xbox 360 games can use an extra 1gig of space)
    • AP2.5 checks for all games activated
    • Flashes DVD drive firmware upon updating the Xbox 360 dashboard with this update
    • Gets Console ready for support for Avatar Kinect to be released on 5-24
    • Adds Paypal Support
    • Adds a auto-standby feature that places your console on standby if it’s idle for more than one hour, helping to reduce power consumption. This feature will be automatically enabled after you download the update. You can change this setting in the System Settings on your console.

    2.0.12625.0 - January 19, 2011 (Download Link)

    • Adds further anti-piracy 2.5 protection to more popular games Halo Reach, Call of Duty: Black Ops and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
    • Fixes ‘Boot to Disc’ option.

    2.0.12611.0 - November 1, 2010 - Kinect Dashboard (Download Link)

    • Adds the ability to install game updates to the HDD. (select games only)
    • Adds the new anti-piracy scheme 2.5 to newly released games Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, Fable III and Assassins Creed Brotherhood
    • Adds a visual refresh to incorporate elements of Microsoft's Metro design style.
    • Adds a motion menu specialized for Kinect under system settings.
    • Adds ESPN as an app download via Xbox Live. Certain ISPs do not support the service. ESPN can be limited or blocked entirely.
    • Adds Kinect Functionality for Zune,, Sky Player.
    • Adds Video Kinect as an app download via Xbox Live. This app lets players video chat with the Kinect sensor bar.
    • Updates Zune adding Zune Music and ZunePass functionality.
    • Updates Game Marketplace with a Metro-style redesign and easier navigation.
    • New codec for Xbox Live voice chat that improves communication quality.
    • New boot screen animation with redesigned Xbox 360 orb and ribbons.
    • Better connection when using a wireless network adapter.
    • Improved Netflix integration by enabling to search the entire Netflix catalog from within the console.
    • Added Netflix support for Canada.
    • Improved Avatars to 2.0 version with human-like proportions.
    • Improved HDD load time.
    • Improved "toast" notifications. One example being "Friends using this app" now shows when a friend uses Facebook instead of it referred to as a "game" when you start it.

    2.0.9199.0 - April 6, 2010 (Download Link)

    • Allows up to two USB flash drives or external hard drives to be used for storing profiles, game saves, demos and more up to 16 GB each, 32GB combined.
    • Allows content transfer to another attached storage device. Content transfer does not copy installed games.
    • Restores to banned consoles the ability to install games to hard drive, which decreases load times and eliminates noise due to disc spin.

    2.0.8955.0 - October 28, 2009 (Download Link)

    • Enables (previously inactive) WPA2 support for the official Xbox 360 Wireless Networking Adapter.
    • Disables support for 3rd-party memory cards (e.g. Datel Max Memory).
    • Enabled Facebook, Twitter, and Zune Marketplace on November 17, 2009. Facebook, Twitter and are only available to Xbox Live Gold Members.
    • Detects all consoles with any firmware version of Xtreme or iXtreme until 1.61.
    • Disables hard drive installs for banned consoles, can no longer be used as a media center, and user information, such as profiles and game saves, appear corrupted when used on another console.

    2.0.8507.0 - September 23, 2009 (Download Link)

    • Mandatory update that prepared for subsequent growth of the Xbox 360 console and/or Xbox Live. Specifically, preparations for the additions of Facebook, Twitter, and to the dashboard.

    2.0.8498.0 - August 11, 2009 (Download Link)

    • Update that fixes issues with limited games and with dashboard.
    • Adds Display Discovery to allow console to override factory settings for HDTV resolutions and refresh rates. Also discovers the best possible resolution and refresh rates that your HDTV is capable of displaying (Selected HDTVs).
    • Adds HDMI Reference Levels
    • Adds the Avatar Marketplace.
    • Adds Games on Demand to the Game Marketplace.
    • Community Games rebranded to Indie Games.
    • Adds the ability to rate content (Uses a 5-star rating system).
    • Introduces Xbox Live Gold Member Veteran Status.
    • Improves Netflix.

      • Users can now change the instant queue from the console.
      • Adds Netflix movie parties.
    • Ability to eject tray even when a disc is already inserted.
    • Improves Xbox Guide performance.
    • Reduces hard drive game installation sizes.
    • Adds a Clear Cache option to the storage units.
    • Adds a "Prizes" area to Xbox LIVE Primetime.
    • Xbox Live Primetime (Summer 2009).

      • Play game shows with friends over Xbox Live to win Microsoft Points and Themes (For example: 1 vs 100).
    • Fixes a vulnerability used to run arbitrary code.

    2.0.7371.0 - April 2, 2009 (Download Link)

    • Update that fixes issues with limited games.

    2.0.7363.0 - February 3, 2009

    • Mandatory update that fixed HDMI audio issues caused by the New Xbox Experience update.

    2.0.7357.0 - November 19, 2008 - NXE: New Xbox Experience (Download Link)

    User interface changes:

    • Completely redesigned GUI with a navigation system similar to that of Windows Media Center.
    • New pop-up/in-game Live Guide, using a redesigned version of the blades interface.
    • New sound effects (menus only, notification sounds remain the same).
    • Ability to preview your own themes before setting them.
    • Ability to disable notifications (new messages, chat requests, etc.) or mute the notification sound.
    • Support for 1440×900 and 1680×1050 16:10 resolutions (letterboxed) over VGA, HDMI and when using DVI.
    • Ability to change to QWERTY keyboard in place of alphabetical keyboard.

    Xbox Live changes:

    • Xbox Live Party allowing for eight-person chat and image sharing.
    • Fully customizable Avatars for use in upcoming games and on Xbox Live. (Some current games also received an update on November 19 to support the new Avatars)

    • Access Xbox Live Marketplace on a PC via with the ability to queue downloads to the Xbox 360.
    • Ability to watch Netflix movies on an Xbox 360. (User must be in the US, a Gold Xbox Live member, and a Netflix Unlimited subscriber)
    • Increases the Active Downloads queue limit from 6 to 40.

    Game changes:

    • Option to install games to hard drive in order to decrease load times and to make the hardware quieter. The disc must still be present for the game to load.
    • Information from Xbox Live regarding the game in the disc tray.
    • Quick Launch for launching games on your console.
    • Ability to remove games with 0 gamerscore from your profiles played games list.
    • Upon starting any Xbox 360 game, you will be notified if any of your friends and/or party are playing the same game.
    • Auto Start - Option to set whether you want the disc to run/or stay idle when the disc tray closes with a game or media disc inside, by default it's set to run.

    • NOTE: Update requires 128 MB of free memory
    • Microsoft has stated that the NXE will be released to non Xbox Live members (eg: on DVD in OXM) at a later date. It is now also available with certain games on the disc itself.

    2.0.6717.0 - August 6, 2008 (Download Link)

    • Mandatory update that prepared for subsequent growth of the service.

    2.0.6690.0 - April 18, 2008 (Download Link)

    • Mandatory update that prepared for subsequent growth of the Xbox 360 console and/or Xbox Live

    2.0.6683.0 - December 4, 2007 (Download Link)

    • Support for MPEG-4 Part 2 video playback and AC3 audio. (With Optional Media Update)
    • Xbox Live Arcade trial games are no longer written to Gamercard.
    • Original Xbox games played now appear in the user's played games list.
    • Parental Timer.
    • Xbox Guide opens significantly faster.
    • Inside Xbox news feed.
    • Game gameplay fades out when console is turned off.
    • Social Networking features.
    • Redesigned user interface.
    • Improved performance.
    • The ability to view your friends' friends list (Friends of Friends).
    • You can now put your name, city of residence and a biography under your gamertag.
    • The marketplace has been redesigned and is now more organized.
    • The user's downloaded videos are now organized by TV show and season.

    2.0.5787.0 - September 20, 2007 (Download Link)

    • Prepared the system for communication with the Xbox 360 Big Button Controller (bundled with Scene It? Lights, Camera, Action).

    2.0.5766.0 - August 7, 2007 (Download Link)

    • Prepared the system for communication with the Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Les Paul wireless guitar controller.

    2.0.5759.0 - May 9, 2007 (Download Link)

    • A separate, fifth blade for the Marketplace.
    • A more consistent interface for the Marketplace.
    • Windows Live Messenger integration with the Dashboard.
    • Switchable aspect ratio during video playback (Auto to Letterbox, Zoom, Stretch, Native).
    • Support for "Reference Levels" to video.
    • The information bar that turns on via the On-Screen Display (OSD) now shows exactly how much time has lapsed in the playback of the video file.
    • The ability to see the percentage of downloaded Video Marketplace content and where the ‘chapters’ exist for the said file.
    • Support for MPEG-4 videos.
    • Low-power background download function. The storage device, one core of the CPU, the fans, and any other components required for downloading remain powered, but rest of the system, such as the GPU and the disc drive, is shut off. System completely powers off once downloads are complete.
    • Download blocks to prevent a download from starting if it will not fit onto a storage device, without deducting any points associated with the content item.
    • Title of a game (when inserted into system) appears in the tray icon on the Dashboard menu. When highlighted, achievements and Gamerscore are displayed for that game based on the signed-in user.
    • More specific “Achievement Unlocked” message, detailing the achievement unlocked and how many points it is worth.
    • Windows Media protected content (WM-DRM), which can now be streamed from the PC to the console. If the WM-DRM license is missing or corrupted, then a specific error message is displayed to the user. Bookmarking is also stored for protected content.
    • Two new languages, Russian and Polish.
    • Option to boot straight into Media Center Extender mode (as well as changing the MC logo to the Vista version).
    • Option to automatically download all free Xbox Live Arcade games.

    2.0.4552.0 - January 9, 2007 (Download Link)

    • Fixed a Privilege escalation vulnerability in the Hypervisor that allowed non-signed code (such as Linux) to run on the Xbox 360, with direct hardware access.

    2.0.4548.0 - November 30, 2006 (Download Link)

    • Improved performance on wired headsets when used with a wireless controller.
    • Video output issues on VGA connections fixed.

    2.0.4532.0 - October 31, 2006 (Download Link)

    • Support for 1080p video output.
    • Support for Zune.
    • Support for the external HD DVD drive attachment.
    • Streaming of WMV files from a computer through the use of Windows Media Connect, connected USB device, CD or a DVD.
    • Windows Media Player 11 as a supported streaming program.
    • Audio and video streaming for Macintosh systems using Connect360.
    • Option for automatic downloading of trial versions of newly released titles in Xbox Live Arcade.
    • Cosmetic changes to the Dashboard.

    2.0.2858.0 - June 13, 2006 (Download Link)

    • Improved character recognition for users with the localized Chinese language version of the dashboard on their Xbox 360(s).

    2.0.2857.0 - June 6, 2006

    • Option to resume DVD playback from where it was last stopped.
    • Option to boot to either a disc or the dashboard when system is turned on.
    • New slideshow options for Photo Viewing, which can save folder layouts between sessions.
    • Concurrent downloads, allowing multiple downloads as background tasks.


    • Xbox Live Marketplace was reorganized.

    2.0.2258.0 - March 2, 2006 (Download Link)

    • Prepared console for subsequent system and title updates.

    2.0.2255.0 - January 30, 2006 (Download Link)

    • Improvements to the Xbox Guide.
    • Option to retain saved games when a profile is deleted.
    • Increased accuracy of "last time played".
    • Network configuration improvements for Xbox Live members in the Netherlands.
    • More detailed messaging for unreadable disk or region errors.

    2.0.2241.0 - November 22, 2005 (Download Link)

    • Update available at product launch.

    2.0.1888.0 - November 22, 2005 (Download Link)

    • Original shipped version (The backup of 2.0.1888.0 remains in the backup kernel storage).


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    Falls jemand Changelogs findet die ich nicht gefunden habe dann imer her damit :)

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