RAGE 360 Full Install 21-22GB

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  1. prowler
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    If you want to install upcoming shooter Rage on your Xbox 360 you'll need to make some serious room – about 22GBs.

    id Software programming legend John Carmack revealed the gargantuan install size during his QuakeCon keynote (reported by GamingBolt)

    "On the 360 we don't have a partial install option," he said. "It's all or nothing, which is kind of unfortunate. It means you have to install 21/22GB of stuff which takes a long time but if you've got it and you play it on the 360 that's the way to go."

    Why is it the way to go? Because not installing the game means latency.

    "Once you get everything from memory that works pretty good, but if you're coming straight from the hard drive then the first time you walk into everything from the DVD or from the Blu-ray – even worse in terms of total latency time – you listen to that Blu-ray churning around as it's pulling everything in," Carmack continued.[/p][​IMG] Source

    Er, good luck 360 users.
     


  2. SamAsh07

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    If Xbox 360 owners are familiar with overnight stuff (or going out shopping etc), then nothing too bad [​IMG]
     
  3. prowler
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    Well no, they'll need to switch discs.
     
  4. SamAsh07

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    *facepalm* Here I thought next-gen would be less annoying. Alarm clock anyone? Lol.
     
  5. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    One more reason why the PS3 BD are nice to have.. I remember a few complaints from 360 owners when they heard FFXIII was on a few more discs than just one like for the PS3 [​IMG]


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  6. SamAsh07

    SamAsh07 GBAtemp Addict

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    I don't own 360 either, only PS3, PSP, Wii and 3DS (Not naming old gens lol)
     
  7. ShawnTRods

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    Meh, this is the only reason why I prefer multi-disc games on the PS3 instead.
    I would love to play Skyrim on each platfrom, but I have deceided I will stick with the PS3.
    Quite sure its going to have 3-Disc minimum on the 360(my guess).
     
  8. brandonspikes

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    Once again why PC reigns supreme.
     
  9. Takeshi

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    As long as I don't have to switch discs despite installing everything to the hdd I'm fine with this (yes, ME2 I'm looking at you).
     
  10. dreary79

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    I can name of ton of PS3 games that require an install. It took almost an hour before I could play MLB. At least you can play Rage on the 360 out of the box and then later let let it install over night.
     
  11. Lube_Skyballer

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    Then I have to disappoint you, you'll still have to switch discs after a data install. It's an anti-piracy measure.
    Otherwise one person could buy a multi-disc game, install it on his HDD and pass it on to a friend. They'd only have to have one of the 3/4 disc to play the game.
     
  12. Slyakin

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    Wow... that must suck for those who have that new 4 GB 360 Slim.
     
  13. Nathan Drake

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    Dang, I wonder if Microsoft regrets going safety with their technology while making their users suffer later in regards to playing certain games. Waiting for data install is balls boring.
     
  14. koimayeul

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    lol sux to be a 360 owner sometimes
     
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    Thanks for clarifying this. Anti-Piracy, pfft, they could just make it that everybody needs disc 1 to play the game, that way you couldn't give it to anyone.
     
  16. Qtis

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    But at least it's on one disc for the PS3 releases [​IMG]


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  17. shakirmoledina

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    what would be even lovelier is that a person leaves his xbox on for the night and wakes up to see 3 red rings
     
  18. Fudge

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    Damn, that blows. I really need to get a 250GB or 320GB HDD soon.
     
  19. MSaki

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    22gb? isnt that what a cheap sata hdd and hddhackr is for ? [​IMG]
     
  20. ShawnTRods

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    You know, thats not out of question.
    I am too scared of using the 360 for too long [​IMG].