It's been a week of near-things for followers of Xbox 360 Marketplace - with a promised dashboard update still not quite out and a map pack for Perfect Dark Zero that Microsoft US emailed about on Friday not quite there either.

On the latter, according to Xbox Live director Larry Hryb, better known as Major Nelson, "You can stop looking on Marketplace, because the map pack is not there. Apparently the email went out before the maps were ready."

When the pack does come out, it'll cost 500 Microsoft points, and will include four maps - Trench, Rooftops, Gas Plant and Plaza. If you fancy a taste, Plaza is actually included in the recently released Perfect Dark Zero demo.

Meanwhile, Hryb's latest podcast includes a bit on the promised dashboard update, which is due to add background-downloading among other things. Dubbed "The one about why it's not out yet", Hryb offers an "update on the update". "I don't have a date yet," he says, trailing the podcast, "but I'll update you as to when I may have more information about it."

As of this morning, we still can't get hold of either - but will let you know when we can, obviously.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (11)

About the author

Tom Bramwell

Tom Bramwell

Contributor

Tom worked at Eurogamer from early 2000 to late 2014, including seven years as Editor-in-Chief.

More articles by Tom Bramwell

Comments (11)

Comments for this article are now closed, but please feel free to continue chatting on the forum!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading

Related

Perfect Dark Zero

Not Perfect, quite dark, and no, not a zero out of ten.

Xbox One backwards compatibility list: What Xbox 360 games are playable on Xbox One?

A list of every supported Xbox 360 game, from Alan Wake to Zuma.

Rare veteran George Andreas leaves Microsoft for Sony

New creative director at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.

Why Kinect Sports is Rare's priority

And first-person shooters aren't.