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Improving Xbox One install times are ‘high on priority list’

Xbox boss Phil Spencer admits that the reasons behind Xbox One’s lengthy installation times remain a little unclear, although he’s determined to address them. Spencer told IGN, as reported by GameSpot, that while the Xbox One in some instances installs games faster than PS4, for many titles the installation times …

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Battlefield 4 needs a 14.4GB install for ‘best experience’ on Xbox 360

Xbox 360 owners wanting to get the best possible experience from Battlefield 4 are going to need plenty of spare hard drive space. EA has revealed that the game will kick off with a mandatory 2GB install, regardless of whether the multiplayer or single player disc is inserted. As well …

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Patch problems preventing some from taking PES 2014 online

A technical problem is preventing many owners of PES 2014 from being able to play the online multiplayer. As reported yesterday, users are required to download a patch for the game before its multiplayer component is accessible. However, many are reporting not only prolonged download times for the datapack but …

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Rockstar issues Xbox 360 Grand Theft Auto V installation warning

Those playing Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox 360 should not install both of the discs that come in the box. That’s according to Rockstar’s Twitter feed, which says that "for optimal performance, we recommend not installing” the second disc found in the box. Buyers of the 360 SKU will …

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Battlefield 3 will be ‘standard def’ on HDD-free Xbox 360s

Though Battlefield 3 will undoubtedly offer a real graphical treat, DICE has warned that those without a hard drive on their Xbox 360 will not receive the same visual experience as HDD-owning users. The game gives players the option of installing a hi-res texture pack stored on the second disc. …

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Rage pushes Xbox 360 installs to the limit

Like all other Xbox 360 games, id Software’s sandbox shooter Rage will allow gamers to install it onto their console’s HDD. Unlike other games, however, it’s going to require a huge amount of space. ShopTo reckons that in total the game could require as much as 22GB as part of …

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Global PS3 sales overtake Xbox 360

New stats from from two separate sources have stated that Sony’s PS3 console has now passed Microsoft’s Xbox 360 in terms of total unit sales across the globe. Europe has always been a strong territory for Sony’s machines. Gamasutra reports that retailer GameStop – citing data from an IDG report …

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European console installed base revealed

A clear picture of the total number of consoles sold in Europe has emerged today. According to IDG data released by GameStop, the active European games console market in total is around 153m units. 114m of that are current gen machines, which breaks down like this: – 14.7million Sony PlayStation …

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Sony clarifies GT5 install rumours

Just two hours after parts of the internet went into meltdown amid claims of a colossal, time-consuming mandatory installation for next week’s racer Gran Turismo 5, Sony has already extinguished the fire. At lunchtime today reports emerged claiming that the game would require a compulsory installation of 6.4GB. More so, …

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PS3 could catch Xbox 360 in two years

The worldwide install base of PS3 is now just 5.4m units behind that of Xbox 360, according to the latest numbers from Sony and Microsoft. Eurogamer reports that total PS3 console sales now stand at 39.2m units. Xbox 360 retains a narrow lead for the time being with sales of …

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