Interscription did some snooping around in the New Xbox Experience, and found an interesting tidbit. Apparently the Active Download queue on the Xbox 360 has been increased from 6 to 40!
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You act like that's a bad thing. I still remember the days when there was no background downloading. Eeek.
Yes that was awful. But who has 40 things to download over XBL at that one time. This would be good for giddy first time xbox elite owners fresh to the marketplace and what not, trying to catch up on the game demos and XBLA content they missed out on for past few years?
Wow, that's huge.
dosen't even work for me...
Google chrome does not work. have not tried it with any other but IE works fine.
I bet Microsoft got a little pissed off about how little they could download at a time... So they just said "screw it.." and maxed it out! =D Go Microsoft! ...?
now just improve the vid quality from VHS to at least DVD and I just my try this again. I have a netflix trail contract after the NXE update but I canceled it. The netflix streaming is a joke. BTW before a fanboy bashes me I have a 50"1080p TV and 10/20 net speed.
this is indeed good news, thank you MS.
Thats amazing. There is no way to actually need to download that at once, unless after just purchasing a new console. Anyway its good, I remember not having enough spaces last time to download.
...that's tremendous overkill, IMO. I've got 26 MB cable, and I wouldn't bother filling up the queue EVER. The only way I could see that being useful, is if you wanted to download a whole season of a show, while you were sleeping....but that would be INSANE, since it would be MUCH cheaper to order off of Amazon.
The active download queue was what is queued up to download, not how many items download at once. Only one item downloads at once, then then it is popped off of the stack and the next one starts. And the 40 is wrong - I noticed 2 days ago that the queue had gotten an increase but it maxed out at 29 in the queue + the active item that was downloaded so that's 30 not 40. So regardless if you have 26 meg cable or 100 meg fios - its still only downloading one item at a time unless they change that since Thursday.
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