Xbox.com is set to receive a “massive facelift” tomorrow according to Microsoft’s Major Nelson. The update will include cosmetic changes to the site, but will also add a number of number of new features including Windows Phone 7 support.
- Browser based Avatar editor: Edit your avatar and preview avatar items before purchase
- Combined views for messages, friend and game requests
- Improved notification of your account subscription
- Leverage Family Reports to understand what your family is doing and how they are using LIVE
- Play web games with your Xbox LIVE friends on the web or on Windows Phone 7
- Marketplace: More powerful search and more intuitive ways to browse and filter
The update is expected to applied around 5PM ET, and while the site will be down temporarily, Xbox Live will not be affected. If you’re curious as to what the new Xbox.com will look like, Major Nelson has posted a bunch of screens for your anticipatory viewing pleasure.
Source: Major Nelson