Dear god why do games take so long to install?

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2 years ago#1
I have been installing forza for about 10 mins and it's only at 2%. How can this be this slow and the ps4 installs a game fully in like 14 seconds.
2 years ago#2
your downloading 6GB first, get better internet and it will go faster. i was up and playing forza within 10min
2 years ago#3
The PS4 installs the game in the background.
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2 years ago#4
The PS4 doesn't install the full game while the Xbox downloads an update/installs the whole game to the drive.

What I don't understand is why both are still using sata II drives.
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2 years ago#5
Excal1bur posted...
your downloading 6GB first, get better internet and it will go faster. i was up and playing forza within 10min


It doesn't use internet when its doing the manual disk install, unless he's download the digital version.
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2 years ago#6
BTM4444 posted...
Excal1bur posted...
your downloading 6GB first, get better internet and it will go faster. i was up and playing forza within 10min


It doesn't use internet when its doing the manual disk install, unless he's download the digital version.


It deos when you wanna do the update first
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2 years ago#7
I think TC is confusing install time with download time. I also downloaded a 3 gig file but it took very little time. I think your internet is really slow. PSN will be the same if you have to download 6 gigs of something.
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2 years ago#8
Homie_202 posted...
I have been installing forza for about 10 mins and it's only at 2%. How can this be this slow and the ps4 installs a game fully in like 14 seconds.


That is upsetting, TC.

There are quite a few articles and developer statements saying that the PS4 is 50% more powerful than the XBone. Perhaps that has something to do with it?
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2 years ago#9
He's right, though. Forza's 'patch' is 6GB. It downloads that and THEN the disk install starts counting up.
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2 years ago#10
DesperateMonkey posted...
PSN will be the same if you have to download 6 gigs of something.

Except for when he tries to update a game as in this instance, which happens in the background as well.
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