ESPN on Xbox Live will be getting a major makeover come the beginning of college football season, which is almost a week away. However, those who have an Xbox Live Gold account are free to the download the massive update immediately.
Aside from the obvious aesthetic changes to ESPN home menu, the popular service on Xbox Live will now include a bevy of new features (highlighted in the video above). These features range from subtle to major, including some that were requested by Xbox Live Gold users. For starters, while watching a game in progress, you will now have access to a mini guide that will allow quick and easy access to various sporting events in progress. If multitasking is your kind of thing, then the split-screen option will give users the option to watch two live event at once. In addition, you’ll be able to control whether to watch either a live or taped game via split-screen.
The new update will also include a live scoreboard and a My Sport feature that will give you the option as to which of your favorite sports or teams you want to watch. Now, if only this update had the option to remove Colin Cowherd from SportsNation.