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    Halo: Reach

    Game » consists of 13 releases. Released Sep 14, 2010

    Halo: Reach is the prequel to Halo: Combat Evolved, and chronicles one of the most cataclysmic events of the Halo Universe, the destruction of the UNSC fortress world Reach, through the eyes of a squad of Spartan super-soldiers known as Noble Team.

    Reach and installing to HDD?

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    #1  Edited By mussbus999

    Halo 3 still has the problem of the game actually slowing down when playing multiplayer when the game is installed to the HDD, will this be fixed on Reach?

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    #2  Edited By EpicSteve

    Let met get back to you in a month.

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    #3  Edited By BlastProcessing
    @EpicSteve said:
    " Let met get back to you in a month. "
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    #4  Edited By mazik765
    @EpicSteve said:
    " Let met get back to you in a month. "
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    #5  Edited By peepeepoopoo696

    Let met get back to you in a month?

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    #6  Edited By withateethuh
    @Atomasist said:
    " Let met get back to you in a month? "
    Let me get back to you in a month.
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    #7  Edited By fjordson
    @mussbus999 said:
    " Halo 3 still has the problem of the game actually slowing down when playing multiplayer when the game is installed to the HDD, will this be fixed on Reach? "
    Halo 3 came out before the NXE launched with the install option, so Bungie didn't really think about it during development. Now that installing is commonplace, I'm sure Reach will be just fine.
     
    (For example, ODST was fine after install)
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    #8  Edited By Damien

    Month me to back you in let a get

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    #9  Edited By Lucidforest

    Yes

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    #10  Edited By Fosssil

    It depends. If Bungie handles the multiplayer map loading like they did in Halo 3, I don't think installing Reach will be a good idea. In Halo 3, the game cached small parts of the map files onto the utility partition of the 360 HDD, so that it wouldn't take as long to load the full maps at the start of every match. The problem with Halo 3 was that the game couldn't tell if you were running it off of the hard drive or off of the DVD, so if you had the game installed it had to save the map files to the utility partition from the main partition, which apparently wasn't as efficient as loading straight from the disc. We'll just have to wait and see if they fixed the problem for Reach.

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    #11  Edited By wh1terav3n

    Yes it will be 99% sure. The reason that it didn't work on H3 was that they actually already WERE writing some information to the hard drive while streaming maps. This made it so that when you installed to HDD, it had to write to the hard drive AND THEN read that same info from the hard drive rather than write to the HDD from the disc and read from the HDD at the same time. I'm 99% sure they said it was fixed for reach.

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    #12  Edited By MystDragon3k

    Bungie confirmed that they rebuilt Halo: Reach from the ground up, and that you definitely should install on HDD for a faster experience.
     
    However if you install it and find it being slower than you'd like...then...uninstall it...you don't loose points or anything if you do.

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    #13  Edited By Liam_mk

    No because Bungie is with Activision now, so they hate fun.

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    #14  Edited By Green_Incarnate

    Bungie said installing would work fine in Reach. It already works fine in ODST single player and firefight.

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    #15  Edited By wefwefasdf
    @Green_Incarnate said:
    " Bungie said installing would work fine in Reach. It already works fine in ODST single player and firefight. "
    This guy got it right!
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    #16  Edited By Hosstile17

    Assuming that they will have it run as well on an install is kind of shooting in the dark. The game ran better from the disc because it ran from both disc and hard drive. I think there is an extreme possibility that it could still run better from the disc because of the partial install. Two is better than one.
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    @MystDragon3k said:
    " Bungie confirmed that they rebuilt Halo: Reach from the ground up, and that you definitely should install on HDD for a faster experience.  However if you install it and find it being slower than you'd like...then...uninstall it...you don't loose points or anything if you do. "
    this.
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    #18  Edited By Wasara88

    This thread has been done several times already and Yes you will benefit from it, ODST had the support for install and so does reach. It wasn't in Halo3 because it came out before you could install games.

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    #19  Edited By misterpope

    Let me get back to you... oh whats that? No? We already know the answer? It'll be fine? There you go then... in a month.

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    #20  Edited By unsolvedparadox
    @Fjordson said:
    " @mussbus999 said:
    " Halo 3 still has the problem of the game actually slowing down when playing multiplayer when the game is installed to the HDD, will this be fixed on Reach? "
    Halo 3 came out before the NXE launched with the install option, so Bungie didn't really think about it during development. Now that installing is commonplace, I'm sure Reach will be just fine.  (For example, ODST was fine after install) "
    Makes sense to me, I plan on losing a few gigabytes of disk space to this bad boy.

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