Xbox One rolls out FastStart feature to speed up downloads

Xbox One rolls out FastStart feature to speed up downloads

Xbox One rolls out FastStart feature to speed up downloads

FastStart uses machine learning to identify which files are needed first and prioritize those downloads so you can jump into a game faster while the rest of the file finishes. It's that simple. What's more, it's now enabled for select English language titles in our Xbox Game Pass catalog, and will expand to more games in more languages over time.

Anyone who has already purchased Darwin Project via Xbox Game Preview will be gifted a Founder's Pack, which features in-game cosmetic items including two legendary sets that each contain a shirt, pants, armour, helmet and boots ensemble, three legendary axes, three legendary bows, a jumpsuit collection and 10 fan gifts.

Microsoft says this new feature will get you into your game in half the time it would normally take, which should be great news for impatient gamers. Users can also tinker with them in a number of ways, including adding custom names to each Group and adding individual Groups to Home. Moreover, these groups will sync to your Microsoft account, so they'll show up on other consoles that you own. We've started you off with a Group that should look very familiar - your Pins!

Xbox's July update brings a bunch of handy improvements. In addition to an overall quality of life update for the service, improving stability, mouse and keyboard and multi-touch support have been added to to Mixer's Share Controller. Hit enter or click the "more results" button to view a full page for your search results.

Today we're having a peek at the insides of the July Xbox Update, and what it means to partake in its greatness.

It's also possible that if your connection slows down while FastStart is still downloading a game in the background, you'll need to wait for the download speed to pick back up before you can continue playing.

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