In a press release from Microsoft today out of Comic-Con ’09, they’ve stated that the upcoming Xbox 360 dashboard update will be released in early August. The exact date for the update is August 11, 2009. Come that date, you’ll have new Netflix features, an Avatar marketplace and a Games on Demand service.
The Xbox LIVE Games on Demand service will launch with over thirty games including Assassin’s Creed, BioShock, LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga, Mass Effect, Sonic The Hedgehog and more. Netflix party support will allow multiple players to watch movies together over Xbox LIVE. The Avatar Marketplace will allow players to buy new clothes for their Avatars.
The rest of the updates we should be seeing: Twitter, Facebook, Last.fm, 1080p movie streaming should come in the Fall.