When you’ve been and brought the brand new reboot of the Medal of Honor series you will still have to wait a little longer to play it.
Question is, does it actually shorten the load time, unlike the DMC4 5gb install which did jack squat, or the Modnation Racers install which actually manage to somehow make the game load longer?
Answer is no. After the install, and during every boot up of the game, your greated with a 30 second to minute long load screen that you cant skip. This is just to load the menu to push go to online or single player, at which another 10 second load time is. I honestly don't see what the install was for at all.
Whats a big deal ... If I waited for whole effing year for game ... I sure hell dont mind waiting another 15 minutes or so while it installs before I can play game. God some people are very hard to please. Yeah It would have sucked big time, If I had to install game every time I wanted to play ... but its one time deal. Anyway I prefer installing whole game on Xbox 360 ... so it stays quite and less wear n tear on lens. For PS3 biga$$ hdd, I simply dont see any reason for complain.
The big deal is they are not needed in most cases. This game even has a long load time, even when you install it. The big deal comes when games like DMC4 do it and have no benefit whats so ever. Meanwhile games like COD, Uncharted, and other mind blowing games live freely without an install, or large install at that.
for consoles when the install does not improve load times
Perfect example Splinter Cell Conviction, that game takes for ever to load on my sys.. like if i quit & went to restart the mission.. holy crap man it feels like it's actually taking longer that without install.
Think before posting your comment please. Installing the game will make loading times quicker & will improve performance somewhat as well.
Load times during a game are what suck.
That kind of sucks but it has become apparent with PS3.
Difference being with PC installs, the game actually loads faster
^^ Not quite - PC installs are simply mandatory - there's no run from disc option (well for any major games) so there's no speed comparison to be made. Personally, I like options - too bad some people don't.... r.
depends on ur hard drive. I have a 7200rpm HD on my laptop and ps3, there shoudn't b that big of a difference.
why would waiting 5-10 min put players off. Not buying it would make you wait a lot longer to play it
it's annoying to have to wait through some intro graphics. i hate that personally. ok it has dolby digital, cool, but i don't want to watch the whole intro every single time without being able to skip it. in the cart days you could start almost instantly.. some recent 360/ps3 disc games must have quick load times to start (or press to skip intros quickly).. can you think of any? i guess at the moment right now i cannot.
500 gigs and all the time in the world.
lmao..... ~ 3G install on my 20G launch 360..... cant make this stuff up.... does not matter, after playing the dreadful beta, I was only giving the game an 8 max... between the terrible beta and EA, I knew the game was not gonna be a buy for me
It's not mandatory to install Medal of Honor on the Xbox 360 read the article kinda misleading title. I thought so as well that it was mandatory for the Xbox 360 but it's only optional.
It is an online game. If mandatory installs improve loading times, I wish EVERYONE to have it. Why wait for someone's loading time when you installed yours?
Geez, an install take what? A couple of minutes? People like to complain about everything these days. I'm talking about consoles, not PCs.
Black Ops is going to outsell this by at least X5 times the amount.
yea and it still we be the same old milked COD franchise.., the Madden of shooters
Its installs it just how things work plain and simple. Anyone with a PS3 can get a really nice westren digital 5400RPM 500GB 2.5 laptop hard drive for their PS3 at the price of $54.99 on tiger direct and $59.99 on newegg. Great hard drives and easy to put in.
The game is great. Online is so much fun and story mode is great.
Nearly every SKU of both consoles have at least 120GB in them. Why are installs still a news item?
I have to comment ont this. Its not the point of the install its the fact its not an issue with the 360 versions. If they both had it that would be a diffrent story. I like my ps3 and have played some outstanding games that rival the xbox but these installs and updates are getting old.
thats funny i have the ps3 version i didnt do any install
I did the install and it didnt bother me. You also have to install Medal Of Honor Frontline and have the disc in the system to play it. But hey it is well worth it. Im having a blast with the SP. Havent really tried to play any MP that much yet.
I only have 40 gig ps3 im constantly wiping stuff out it is really time to update hardrive ive never purchased anything from psn due to lack of room but its the installs that are taking all my space awell have to put gt5 back untill i get more space .
Huge HDDs are ridiculously cheap for the PS3. It's just a 2.5" SATA notebook HDD.
what is the deal with mandatory installs? i wish every game needs mandatory install. it makes the game run so much smoother and cuts down load times! it's a benefit!
The whining about installs is really bizarre. Every PS3 has a standard HDD. Why do you guys think Sony included that and paid several million dollars in doing so? To give you extra space to save porn? It's there for games. I wish Killzone 2 had an install because it looks incredible yet it occasionally stutters with brief loads. That would easily be addressed with an install. I want my games to always look and run their best. I HATE in-game load times. Granted, there are some developers who abuse this with marginal benefits, but I rarely buy their games.
wow this article is bogus i haven't installed the game and the load times are fine haven't had a prob with this game yet
"For Xbox 360 owners, downloading the game’s data onto the hard drive will cut out the screen tearing" What??? Non-sense! XD I hate mandatory install on ps3. Buy a game, download update, install update and install the game on your hard drive.... Easy to lost half an hour like that..
"Medal of Honor Requires Mandatory Install" How is this even news?
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