Microsoft has recently announced via email that they will launch a completely revamped dashboard for the Xbox 360 on December 6. The new dashboard is based in the Metro UI found in Windows Phone 7 and Windows 8. This update will be available for free to any Xbox 360 owners.  Xbox Live spokesman Major Nelson, posted the new features that you will find in this update, which are:

  • New personal and social features including Cloud Storage for Game Saves and LIVE Profile
  • Beacons and Facebook Sharing
  • Enhanced Family Settings
  • Integrated voice and gesture controls across the dashboard and in apps
  • Bing voice search (Available this year in the US, UK and CA)
The update will also bring live tv and streaming movies and music, which will be delivered based on the location you are.
(via BGR)