Microsoft is planning a quiet revolution in the way that games are streamed and installed onto Xbox One and Xbox One X.
nice heard halo 5 was getting new forge maps for halo 3 10 yr anniversary just in time didnt want to download 100gb again ps4 kind of has this I re downloaded uncharted 4 to try new surviival and chose mp first and paused after mp finished but you cant play it without it still downloading so I have to keep pausing the download
Completely different. This new Xbox tech is a system implementation feature, it gives developers an option to let gamers download parts of the game like Single Player, Multiplayer, Audio, Assets etc to be played on Xbox One
Which will save a lot of space for games with multiple languages for audio.
Am I missing something, it is just slightly different with what they can do now. Many games let you decide if you want to install MP or SP first letting you leaving one out really isn't going to change much for the install size since they use the same assets...Leaving say voice acting out for single player will cut down on a small amount of space but it won't be anything crazy. All this will still have to been at the software level.
Microsoft truly is the company that continues to innovate.
I struggled to comment until I realized you were being sarcastic. Good job!
MS being awesome again, hope all this tech is patented .
Why hope they patented it?
The last thing we need is more software patents. Anyway, it would not be in Microsoft's interest to try to patent a concept which is has been around for years when you have companies like IBM that can really hurt Microsoft if they decide to bring out their patent portfolio.
MS patents.. Don't get me started.
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Doesn't Sony do this? Where they give you the option to download single player or multiplayer first? Or am I thinking of something totally different
Idk this seems a little more in-depth, but yeah some Sony games do that.
Yes they said it before the PS4 launch, but never talk about it again after that? Strange? Killzone Shadowfall was suppose to be the first game to do that.
Sony doesn't even get it validated that a downloaded game is the same as a disc game. Instead you must Download a game if you purchase it digitally even through you might have a disc available to install. On xbox one game is a game, if it was installed via disc or downloaded. Now they can deliver games on multiple discs so you can play the game without downloading anything (well ... day 1 patches :) ) even if the game is bigger than one disc. Even play the game in single-player while multiplayer (maps etc) are on dics 2. Don't get me wrong, I really had hoped this feature was there at launch but well ... at least now, we get it.
Now you just need games to use this for.
This sounds fantastic! 1S users shouldn't be forced to download 100gbs of data which includes 4k assets, if they can't use it anyway. With more complex games requires more complex delivery methods. Team Xbox is a thing of beauty when they get focused and have a clear vision...I look forward to the future of the brand.
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