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New Xbox One tech can save hard drive space and cut download times

Microsoft is planning a quiet revolution in the way that games are streamed and installed onto Xbox One and Xbox One X.

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bobsmith2505d ago (Edited 2505d ago )

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

Sonic_Vs_Mario2505d ago (Edited 2505d ago )

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

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TFJWM2505d ago

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.

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WhyHate2505d ago

Microsoft truly is the company that continues to innovate.

InTheZoneAC2505d ago

I struggled to comment until I realized you were being sarcastic. Good job!

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Wolfrunt2505d ago

MS being awesome again, hope all this tech is patented .

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nitus102505d ago

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.

Rhythmattic2505d ago (Edited 2505d ago )

MS patents.. Don't get me started.

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Playback: Outland

Taking a trip back to Housemarque's forgotten platformer.

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The WW1-themed pixel-art survival horror game “Conscript” is now available for PC and consoles

"The Wakefield-based (England) indie games publisher and developer Team 17 and Melbourne-based (Australia) indie games developer Catchweight Studio, are today super proud and glad to announce that their WW1-themed pixel-art survival horror game “Conscript”, is now available for PC (via Steam)  and consoles (PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch) via digital stores." - Jonas Ek, TGG.

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ExoCross releases on PlayStation and PC today, Xbox version delayed

ExoCross, the sci-fi-inspired racing game published by sim racing giants iRacing, has been released today (23rd of July 2024) for both PlayStation and PC.

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gold_drake1d 7h ago

and it keeps happening for xbox

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fr0sty8h ago

Another example of S holding things back.

BigBosss2h ago

Game gives off RollCage vibe. Anyone with me on that?