ARGH update takes 1232 minutes??

#1Kenvy148Posted 7/8/2010 11:15:58 AM
Hmm.. is this normal? I just got the game today so I understand I need to update everything but seriously? my connection says 95% so i dont know why its this long..
#2BIGCZEE23Posted 7/8/2010 11:17:37 AM
because i think if you just bought it we had like 4 updates maby thats why its taking so long because your just catching up........good luck out there once you get set up!
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#3NeveorNafelianPosted 7/8/2010 12:07:15 PM

Yeah dude, 2 of the 4 updates were over 300mb. Neither of which added anything useful, especially if you don't plan on buying Onslaught.

#4SparkyTigerPosted 7/8/2010 12:14:01 PM
If he just purchased the game, the only update he'll have to download is the last one since that patch contains all previous patches plus the latest one (as does all PS3 patches).

But the download is about 420 Mb in size if I remember right. So there's 2 things that can determine how long it takes to download it. That being your own internet connection and it's download capacity and also the current server load/capacity of the patch server. So if you're downloading something else on a PC in your house, it'll take a while. Or if the patch server is overloaded for whatever reason (or just not allocated for much traffic currently), you'll get slow speeds also.

Thankfully you'll only have to d/l the patch once and then you can play anytime.
#5Kenvy148(Topic Creator)Posted 7/8/2010 12:17:59 PM
Yea the worst part is I left for an hour and it timed out on me... At least this time around its only 500 minutes or so.. lol
#6NeveorNafelianPosted 7/8/2010 1:54:45 PM

My connection does it when I drops right down. Tried to D/L Borderlands DLC on a bad connection once, apparently it was gonna take over 3 days to complete. Downloaded it in half an hour a week or so later.