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Halo 4 official install size revealed - won’t require disc-swapping

"During today's official live stream on 343's website, the developers revealed the official install size for Halo 4."

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nrvalleytime1843d ago

Not too shabby. I was expecting a larger size - knowing that it can be installed to a flash drive is helpful as well.

cl19831843d ago

This info has been known for a few weeks.

nrvalleytime1843d ago

The disc swapping and flash drive information is more useful than anything else. There were rumors last week that the size had increased because of last minute changes, but it's good to have a final confirmation nonetheless.

Blankman851843d ago (Edited 1843d ago )

It's about time they did this!! I mean what have they been waiting for? I mean they do it with Forza, why not all the games? If they do this with every game from now on including multiplats then I won't have to buy the blu ray version whenever there's more than one disc.
Great news! Thank you Microsoft for finally using your heads.
8gb is pretty large though, so I don't know what they mean when they say it isn't. Not a complaint, I'm just saying it isn't small, at all. So 17gb total? Nice!

nukeitall1843d ago (Edited 1843d ago )

Really more than one disc was a big enough issue for you to choose one platform over another?

To me it is more what that platform offers. Sometimes it could be a preference for a controller, free online gaming or cross voice chat.

Mutliple disc sounds silly to me, but to each their own. :)

nrvalleytime1843d ago

I don't think he mentions choosing one console over another based on discs - he just points out that Microsoft seems late to the party.

And he's absolutely right. Why buy two discs when one will do?

But... the 360 has problems keeping up with Playstation Plus too. Apart from console exclusive IPs, a PS3 makes sense for him.

Dlacy13g1843d ago

I am glad to hear MS is nicking the disc swap. Well done but why isn't this standard practice on all 360 games that are multidisc? I loved they did it for Forza 4 and have wanted/hoped/pleaded they do it on other games since for both 1st party and 3rd party. Hell if they had this for BF3 I actually might have finished the single player... err...who am I kidding that sp will never get played again.

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