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Published on October 11th, 2006 | by Deejay Knight, Editor/Founder

Xbox 360 to get DivX support?

Apparently, it’s possible…Even though there are many ways to watch videos with differing codecs on the Xbox 360 already, word around the campfire is that Microsoft is finally going to make it official!

From a Microsoft retailer training session (translated from Dutch): “After the event I had a short talk with the host and asked him whether there’d ever be support for DivX and Xvid playback. Much to my surprise, he started telling me that Microsoft is working hard to implement this and a firmware update is expected within 2 months allowing you to play DivX and Xvid directly on the 360.”

Considering this is just campfire chat and that it’s been translated, expect it when Microsoft announces it…

Source: Xbox 360 to get DivX support? – Joystiq

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Deejay has been a gamer since the Atari 2600, has wrestled–and defeated–alligators with only his toes, and once aligned all the planets in the Solar System by uttering the words "Coo Coo Ka-Choo". In his sleep. He currently bides his time behind the scenes here at, streaming at and teaching.

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