So, can you play games from a External HDD?

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User Info: 1shadetail1

1shadetail1
4 years ago#21
Chargrilled posted...
lolwhutnubies posted...
You cannot copy a game from retail disc to hdd and play without disc (ala xbox 360 & ps3)


You cant do that on ps3 or 360 either. Disk has to remain in the drive.

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pacomcsqueak
4 years ago#22
libatako posted...
http://www.staples.com/Western-Digital-My-Passport-320GB-USB-30-Portable-Hard-Drive-WDBKXH3200ABK-Black/product_722956

+some coupons = total price being $40


What coupons do you speak of, for 40 bucks ill pick one up.
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User Info: grimms2

grimms2
4 years ago#23
So can you buy an external hdd and install a retail game to it and play it with the disc in the drive? I wouldn't mind playing my bought copy off nsmbu off external even with game in the wii u drive....

User Info: teknic1200

teknic1200
4 years ago#24
lolwhutnubies posted...
Yes you can play from USB hdd.

What you cannot do:

You cannot copy a game from retail disc to hdd and play without disc (ala xbox 360 & ps3)


You need the disk in the cd drive to play an installed game on xbox360. can you even install and play full games on ps3? I thought it only installed pieces of the game?
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User Info: Jackal

Jackal
4 years ago#25
So is there a way to back up these external drives? has there been any word yet?
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