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Post by Wolvieware on Tue Nov 03, 2015 12:40 pm

I've ordered that hard drives Smile

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Post by CPC6128 on Tue Nov 03, 2015 8:57 pm

Swapping the HDD is a breeze. Downloading all your games is a pain and best done overnight.

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Post by Moozo on Wed Nov 04, 2015 7:34 pm

Since 2.50 firmware you don't have to redownload the games, you just back it all up
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Post by Wolvieware on Wed Nov 04, 2015 9:45 pm

Here's an interesting question. My system storage management says I have 20.9GB free still on my HDD. So why will it not download The Walking Dead, supposedly only 5gb?

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Post by megablast16 on Thu Nov 05, 2015 7:05 am

I did know someone who couldn't download a 15GB game with 24GB of spare storage, after he made some inquiries he found out on PS3/4 you need at least double the space of a file size to even begin the download, so he needed 30GB in his case. Why that is I don't know though, and obviously you should still be able to download The Walking Dead with plenty to spare, so it's a strange one.

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Post by cal_el on Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:43 am

megablast16 wrote:I did know someone who couldn't download a 15GB game with 24GB of spare storage, after he made some inquiries he found out on PS3/4 you need at least double the space of a file size to even begin the download, so he needed 30GB in his case. Why that is I don't know though, and obviously you should still be able to download The Walking Dead with plenty to spare, so it's a strange one.

On PS3 that is the case but on PS4 it all depends on how the game is put together. If it is set to download as one whole file you need at least double the space sometimes more. One allocation to download to then the other to install to. If it is setup to download in the background as you play you need less extra space because it is installing the game in blocks.

Also it's Telltale, they're going to take the easiest option that inconveniences their end users 100% of the time! Laughing

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Post by Wolvieware on Mon Nov 09, 2015 7:38 am

So I swapped my hard drive over the weekend which was easy as anything so you were all right! 

The annoying but was setting it all up to how it was before - installing all the games, downloading all the patches and my DLC. I must have had about 40gb to download! At one point my console did brick it when I tried to install another game on top of everything else. But I left it going overnight and it should all be done now. I now have 1.45tb to play with.

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Post by Moozo on Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:48 am

So did you have to redownload any games Wolvie or just the patches? Looking at getting an SSD in BF sales
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Post by Moozo on Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:48 am

Oh and did you just transfer it all straight on to the new one or dos you need a "middle man" backup?
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Post by Wolvieware on Thu Nov 26, 2015 12:37 pm

I did redownload all games - not sure if there is another way to do it. I don't many download games anyway as I buy disc and I only have smaller download titles. It was the updates that were the pain in the ass.

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Post by Wolvieware on Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:22 pm

My PS4 pad has broken tonight. The triggers have quite literally broken off during a frantic F1 race Sad I have been wanting a new one for a while but the £40 price puts me off. But now I've gone and got a new one as I have no choice really .

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Post by cal_el on Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:59 pm

Wolvieware wrote:My PS4 pad has broken tonight. The triggers have quite literally broken off during a frantic F1 race Sad I have been wanting a new one for a while but the £40 price puts me off. But now I've gone and got a new one as I have no choice really .
Shocked That must have been quite a race!

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Post by megablast16 on Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:29 pm

Looks like PS4 Slim is a thing, may be unveiled at the special event Sony is holding in New York next month when official details of Neo are also expected to be announced. 



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