Downloading games takes a ridiculous amount of time.

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User Info: BassGSX

BassGSX
4 years ago#1
It's bad when you take almost 15 minutes to download a game that's only a couple hundred MB. Nintendo should use faster servers to make the buying experience more convenient. Does no one agree or have similar frustrations?

User Info: Nekoakuma

Nekoakuma
4 years ago#2
No issues with my download speeds here.
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User Info: SMASHKING84

SMASHKING84
4 years ago#3
Actually eshop is pretty fast compared to a certain other shop. seriously that other shop it takes like 12 hours to download anything over half a gig. when i was using my computer i could download something that big in less then an hour,and run parral games,run parrel downloads etc.

When i downloaded unchained blades (which is at least gig) it took my at most 10 minutes.
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User Info: ssbmrocks

ssbmrocks
4 years ago#4
In my experience, Wii U and PS3 take way longer.
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User Info: VileBlade

VileBlade
4 years ago#5
OP, was your downloading issue tonight? Because I just downloaded Gunman Clive and it was ridiculously slow. The sliding rack things (that drop the orbs in that measure download progress) just kept sliding by empty. My internet signal's full strength and in the past all my downloads have been pretty fast. Might just be a server issue tonight.
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User Info: Dark Mousy

Dark Mousy
4 years ago#6
It is incredibly slow. I find I always get better speeds if I just do download later and close the 3DS. Try that out. It's not always a fix, but at least it never hangs up and forces me to restart.
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User Info: iMURDAu

iMURDAu
4 years ago#7
Do download later and you'll be shocked how quickly it goes.
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User Info: vashtricham

vashtricham
4 years ago#8
Quote:Actually eshop is pretty fast compared to a certain other shop. seriously that other shop it takes like 12 hours to download anything over half a gig. when i was using my computer i could download something that big in less then an hour,and run parral games,run parrel downloads etc.

When i downloaded unchained blades (which is at least gig) it took my at most 10 minutes.

@SMASHKING84
I'm guessing your talking about psn. Either you are far from their servers or your speeds are crap. Takes me 30-40 minutes for 6 gb, took me under 2 hours to download Ni No Kuni which was close to 20 gb
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User Info: Tempest717

Tempest717
4 years ago#9
My 3DS has far faster download speeds than my PSP or PS3. Oddly enough my Vita has pretty good download speeds as well.
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User Info: Phantom_Nook

Phantom_Nook
4 years ago#10
Only big games. Downloading the FE demo took a couple minutes but downloading a Game Boy game takes just a few seconds.
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