Neil writes "It was on the cards really, but today the digital pre-orders and pre-downloads of Halo 5: Guardians can begin."
I'm amazed they've gone down the 24 person battle this time, I still don't think it's enough to get me to buy another Halo though...
That's one early pre-download. I'm not a tech wiz but couldn't some clever chap pre-download this and then somehow circumvent the blocking falafel to initiate the flange that will enable them to access the game's content? Like I said, I'm not all that techy but seems a tad risky considering how many talented gamers/hackers/modders/targary ens there are in the world.
hasn't been done yet but i was thinking along the same lines... not with the same words tho... falafel? now i'm just hungry
If falafels are involved, pretty much anything is possible. I too am pretty amazed that noone has figured it out yet.
Short answer: No. Long answer: Yes!
In a word: no. Pre-loads work by allowing the end-users to download the large, static content in advance, i.e. the textures, models, sounds, videos etc. They then encrypt all of that data until launch day. They also practically never send the main executable, which contains all of the game's code. Without this, you have nothing. No matter how talented, the hackers won't be able to write the game from scratch.
Ah okie cheers for that! Makes sense
Black Ops 3 has oddly enough been available for Digital Pre Order Download a lot longer then this one on the XBOX One
Its only 100 mbs, so no.
Microsoft has the power brick systems which I see being a punishment for anyone that does find a way around the block. Doesn't seem worth it to me.
This bites am going to have to order order a digital copy and sell the on in the collector Edition release night. Then again I do avoid that annoying install time release night or get both . Screw it am getting it , damn you 343.
Wait. So this means the game has gone gold four whole months in advance? Seems kind of early.
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