Xbox One owners could soon reduce burden of gigantic install files

Xbox One owners may soon be spared the hassle of installing every last megabyte of game files on their consoles.

Digital Foundry reports the company is working on a new system that would enable gamers to preserve precious hardware space.

The Intelligent Delivery initiative will allow gamers to pick and choose which assets they actually want to install on their consoles.

So, for example, all of those cutscenes in different languages could be avoided, along with all that other region-specific content.

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It could also mean Xbox One owners won’t need to download the 4K visuals designed for the new Xbox One X.

The report points out the biggest space savings could be made on sports games, where play-by-play commentary commentary tracks can account for a large proportion of the game’s install size.

100GB install files be gone!

Considering some titles are approaching 100GB in install sizes, this could be a huge boon for Xbox One owners seeking to fit more than a handful of titles on their hard drives.

According to the report, the tech can even be applied to existing titles, if publishers choose to go back and add content tags to their games.

The tech could be available as soon as the Xbox One X launch on November 7.

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