NeoWin heard Microsoft will soon release an update for Windows Media Center Edition, codenamed Emerald. This update will be called Update Rollup 2 and may be launched within a month. According to their sources Microsoft will release it to OEMs next week.
Here's a look at the features of this update:
2x HD Tuner supported
Xbox 360 Extender support
Sonic DVD Burning fixes
Slight improvements in Media Library performance
Microsoft also unveiled the future of Media Center this week.. More details at NeoWin