Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,623 Reviews & Articles | 45,078 News Posts
TRENDING NOW: MSI teases its Z170A XPOWER Gaming Titanium Edition motherboard

Xbox One will be able to play games before download finishes just like the PS4

Xbox One will allow games to be played before download finishes

| Gaming Consoles News | Posted: Jul 16, 2013 10:03 pm

In a recent interview with website Polygon, a spokesperson for Microsoft confirmed that the upcoming Xbox One will allow owners to start playing games shortly after purchase before the game is fully finished downloading. This will apply to disk-based games which will require a mandatory install as well as all digital titles.

 

xbox_one_will_be_able_to_play_games_before_download_finishes_just_like_the_ps4_1

 

Microsoft says that this feature will cover Xbox Live Arcade games, digital purchases, and any games that are already available as a physical copy--also known as" games on demand". This is similar to what Sony will be offering on its highly anticipated PlayStation 4 console which is presumably why Microsoft has added the functionality to the Xbox One.

NEWS SOURCES:Polygon.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Gaming Consoles news at our Gaming Consoles news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Or Scroll Down