Xbox Live update: full game downloads, rating system, more

Microsoft has released a full list detailing the specific updates that are coming soon to Xbox Live on . Among the twenty-five plus improvements and brand-new features are the ability to watch movies online with up to seven of your friends, the ability to rate video games using an 5 star rating system, and the ability to download full . There's still no exact date when the new Xbox Live update is coming. Here's the complete list of things you'll get with the next Xbox Live update.

-- Movie Parties - Xbox LIVE Gold members can sit together in a virtual theater with up to seven friends no matter where they are while your Avatars watch a movie, flirt or even throw popcorn at each other.

-- Manage Your Queue - Browse the Netflix Instant Watch video catalogue, choose from the most popular movies and genres and add to your queue all from the comfort of your couch - no computer required.

-- Enhanced Playback Experience - Enjoy a smooth viewing experience when your internet bandwidth fluctuates.

-- Friends Info - Richer information is now displayed in the Friends channel and in the Guide showing what you and your friends are doing.