Xbox’s Major Nelson announced that Xbox.com will be undergoing a “massive facelift” tomorrow evening. Besides the UI overhaul, the redesign promises to include support avatar customization and Windows Phone 7 games support. Straight from the source:
- Browser based Avatar editor: Edit your avatar and preview avatar items before purchase
- Combined views for messages, friend and game requests
- Improved notification of your account subscription
- Leverage Family Reports to understand what your family is doing and how they are using LIVE
- Play web games with your Xbox LIVE friends on the web or on Windows Phone 7
- Marketplace: More powerful search and more intuitive ways to browse and filter
The website will be down for maintenance tomorrow, October 20 at 5PM ET and when it comes back you can expect to explore all these exciting new features. For now, look in the gallery below for a sneek peek.