Between the two console versions of Red Dead Redemption, the Xbox 360 has superior visuals. However, gamers will still encounter occasional graphical glitches.
Well hopefully it helps the glitches im hearing about.
I always do the install.
Yeah, me too.
no wonder why the ps3 have a mandatory install
...that has nothing to do with this. Reading comprehension fail. :(
6.7GB, holy mackeral
I'm guessing you've never had an X360.
That is fairly high I have around 25 Games installed (thank god for the 250GB HDD Lol) and the average is around 4-5GB. But with bigger games like GTA, Fallout, RDR Etc. it is expected.
My other guess is that he has a 20gb harddrive -.-
I'm not sure, but I think all games have to have that option now. The only game I know of that can't have its data installed to the hdd is the first Crackdown... Retrofly, yeah, but its optional. 15 minute optional though...
i think crackdown has been patched to allow installs
good thing xbox 360 HD installs are OPTIONAL
but i always prefer to install my games to HDD because its speed up the loading and give better overall performance and no big deal to wait 10miunts for every install. n my HDD is big enough to fit many games.
If you don't mind re bying your disks they are OPTIONAL. Hard drive space is free, new disks are not. Even a 500GB A 500GB 2.5 inch sata is £80... yeah £80 which is the cost of 2 games, not bad really....
I don't bother installing and I have never, EVER needed to buy a new disk due to scratching or wear.
They aren't optional if you're like me. I ALWAYS install games to my 360 HDD just because the damn disc drive is so freaking loud. Personally, I'd rather wait through the install time than have to listen through that annoying drive spin anytime I play a game.
I hope it's as good as when you install Mass Effect 2. Made a huge difference to both loading times as well as texture streaming. I always install the games I play. Makes them run faster/smoother and makes the 360 dead quiet. It also saves wear and tear on the disc reader.
Soda If you are going to install that much data to your 360 to play a game then you might as well just get the game on the PC (if available) cause you also get superior graphics at a cheaper price and the option for nude patched. :) Just saying...
You can also get ready to spend and extra $500 everytime a new crysis comes out to upgrade your PC. Sound fair to me. /end sarcasm.
@nycredude: Awesome but RDR is console only.
@hay For now... Say that again in a couple of months :P Besides he was referring to mass effect.
but the PS3 install is superior than the 360/PC install because the PS3 doesn't do full installs a partial install is better because the PS3 can read data from the disc and from the HDD at the SAME time, with a full install data can only be read from the HDD mostly soundtrack and movies aren't installed on the HDD on the PS3 cuz these have low priority
I can't tell if you're serious. If you are, then Daaaamn.
@above typical computer noob reaction? EDIT: nevermind, I browsed your comment history and discovered that you're a 360 fanboy fanboys are delusional and only agree with statements that are in the favor of their 360 (or PS3 for PS3 fanboys) COME UP WITH TECH ARGUMENTS IF YOU WANT TO DISAGREE INSTEAD OF AD HOMINEM ARGUMENTS
You really don't need a tech argument. Let say there is 100% of a game installed on the HD on one system and 50% installed on another. So the first machine has videos and data on the HD and the other system has data only installed. How could you possibly think this the hybrid install would be faster. Did you forget the the processor to the hybrid machine has to now control and access both devices thus putting a bit more burden on the processor. Not to mention, the HD is so much faster than a DVD or BD drive that it can pull data from the HD faster than the other machine can pull from both. The BD/DVD drive will be the the bottleneck.
Yeah, but he can't stick his cok in a PC.
yeah me too, Soda.
Installing a game to the HDD is definitely the way to go.
but it increases heat from the hdd > more chanche at RROD
I don't think that's correct Ocelot525. HDD heat is vented out its own casing and not through the console's encasing. Furthermore, heat issues have been from poor heat sink designs and high temperature output by the GPU. The HDD has never been designated as an issue with overheating that has led to a RRoD as far as I know. There have been HDD failures, though, but no more so than your typical PC HDD.
Not really. If anything it decreases it by reducing damage caused by the vibrations of the disk drive and the additional heat the high speed drive on the 360 causes. Also the HDD is outside the console unlike the PS3.
I know Rockstar will fix this stuff but it's sad that both versions had so many issues right out of the game.
Yeah I agree. I have the ps3 version and I think the game probably could have used another 6 months in the oven. The pop in is not as bad as GTA4 though. I wish they would fix the autosave system so it auto saves at every new town. you can travel to three new places and if you don't save yourself if you die you go back to the last town you saved at. Sucks. Also there is way too much loading everywhere you go which takes away from the experience a bit. I kind of wish Naughty Dog would make an open world game in the future.
Everyone with a 360 should install their games to take better care of their console and then get better game results in the end. That is if you got the HDD space.
i picked up the 250g and have installed BFBC2, Forz3, gears2, tekken6 and tonnes of demos/xblarcade games and still have 195gigs left. its sweet, the thing doesn't sound life a jet taking off anymore. I have 34 more games to install, i wonder if ill have enough space....
Can you not do simpe math???
@gamer sure but not all discs are the same size, and some have more than one disc.
This will be par of the course next generation for consoles. You must likely will not see optical drives in the next round of consoles. Just large HDD or SDD which is better than DVD-9 or Blu-Ray. Installing your games is the way to go
I doubt it. Most people would rather have physical copies of games/movies they purchase. Reason for this is because people feel their money's worth when they are holding something in their hands. By completly changing to digital download, they could risk losing a good portion of their target audience and hence lose a lot of potential business.
DD is already here and its cheaper for businesses to use. That alone is a reason why its coming sooner than we think in the masses. I for one like the PC setup. You dont have to get rid of the Optical drive...just dont have your games running on it. You have to install it. Blu-Ray and DVVD-9 in general is too slow
The next generation console WILL have a optical disk drive, the PS4 may even have blu-ray still. The reason being, people still watch DVD's... I still like to own my games on disk that won't change in the next ten years.
It would suck Downloading a 18GB game using Dial-Up, a Physical copy is better.
You think next gen games will be 18GB? I wouldn't be surprised if they go beyond 100GB that'd suck full stop download and would take me a week on my connection and IF it hiccups I'll have to restart.
mrv321, 100GB is unrealistic. Xbox 360 games are capped at around 7.6 gb Xbox 1 games were capped at around 4.1 gb. PS1 games were capped at around 700 mb Blu-ray games can go up to 50gb but there has been no game that has used the full capacity (unless they decided to leave every single content uncompressed). But downloading 100GB isn't easy for normal customers. Physical media won't be dissapearing anytime soon.
Well I always install my games anyway. So this will be no different.
20G drive on my launch 360...cant install ~ 7Gs for one frigging game. the pop ins are crazy...come over a hill, look into the corral, see nothing..than the corral fills with animals...lol as they magically appear
It's not much better when its installed, a little but not much. The game is good though and i would tell others to get it.
Even worse on PS3. I'm going to buy a Xbox today because of this.
Yea, basically like putting the entire game on your HD. The Dawn of installing every game and be reliant on giant HD is def apon us come next gen.
If you have the capacity to do then all I can see are positives.
I install all my games :) don't see how anyone couldn't! And I keep them all installed.
When did installs become good?
Don't you know...they're only good when optional.
By the comments "I always install" the word optional doesnt really hold weight.
The moment they makes games load faster, and performer better. ;)
INSTAL ASAP ON MY 360
PS3 Install only needs 600MB & still, It performs just as & better than the 360 version! >=3
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