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User Info: oddball7465

oddball7465
3 years ago#1
Instead of spending 5min installing a game, I'm waiting 5 hours to download it....
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User Info: Digital Storm

Digital Storm
3 years ago#2
Either it's a really big game or you have a slow ISP.
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User Info: oddball7465

oddball7465
3 years ago#3
Big game
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User Info: -5xad0w-

-5xad0w-
3 years ago#4
Good point.

On the other hand when I reformat instead of swapping disc after disc while entering CD keys and then patching, often manually, I just select the games I want re-installed from steam and go to bed.
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User Info: Slayn

Slayn
3 years ago#5
What games take 5 minutes to install off of a disc? Also you have to fully patch them, that could take a while too. And then you have a bunch of disc cases sitting around. Also have to go to the store and rarely will you find a game for the same prices as Steam. By the time you go to the store, pick it up, go home, install, patch... it's about the same. But you never had to put on pants.
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User Info: PhilOnDez

PhilOnDez
3 years ago#6
My internet is a fair bit faster than my disc drive. I installed Skyrim from the disc figuring I'd save the bandwidth and was shocked at how long it took.
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User Info: Slayn

Slayn
3 years ago#7
PhilOnDez posted...
My internet is a fair bit faster than my disc drive. I installed Skyrim from the disc figuring I'd save the bandwidth and was shocked at how long it took.


Anyone else remember Battlefield 2? Took FOREVER to fully install, between all the discs, cd keys, expansion packs, having to download all these patches. Sometimes you had to download from version X to version Y before the latest version Z. It was probably the most painful game to reinstall if you had the original only.
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User Info: ThePCElitist

ThePCElitist
3 years ago#8
I don't have to wait anywhere near that amount of time to download a game from Steam or Origin.

User Info: DerPancake

DerPancake
3 years ago#9
I download games faster than they would install from the disc drive.
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Cool_Dude667
3 years ago#10
DerPancake posted...
I download games faster than they would install from the disc drive.


You also listen to Taylor Swift, we can't all be winners >.>
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