I’m a fairly recent convert to the Xbox 360 but I do think the avatars are pretty cool (as do my kids). And, if I can use the Avatar on Xbox Live, why not anywhere else?
It turns out that you can.
The clue was in a blog post about the “Next Generation” Xbox interface from 2008Â and it seems that you can pick up your avatar in various formats using these URLs:
By substituting my gamertag into this URL structure, I was able to access the following images:
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(There used to be a tool called free your avatar, but that seems to have gone AWOL)