- What is the difference between the original XBOX and the 360?
The 360 is a next-generation console; everything has changed from the original XBOX. Its look is sleek and white, as opposed to the bulky black first-generation XBOX and its processing power and graphics have been significantly upgraded as well as its hard drive. It also provides HD quality output to help usher in the next generation of television.
- Do I need additional hardware/software to playback video on my Xbox 360?
Yes. You will either need the optional XBOX 360 hard drive to download/watch video from the XBOX Live marketplace or you will need a PC with microsoft windows XP media center as your OS in order to stream video from your PC.
- Does XBOX 360 support avi? Divx? Xvid? Quicktime? H264?
No. The media center extender in the XBOX 360 only supports playback of DVR-MS, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and WMV video.