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Make Update Sizes Known Before Updating

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    Trevyn Pillay shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • EHZ_115 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This HAS to be a feature, I've started downloads just for it to tell me it's like 30Gbs. It's soo dumb

      • BENJAMIN A. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is my number one annoyance with updating games. It seems like such a common sense feature to disclose the size of an update without having to initiate it first . Especially since once you start you cannot play the game or use the app until the download is complete. ALSO, I cannot count how many times I've had to stop a download because it was some insanely large gigabyte size and I didn't have the data allowance on my plan to complete it.

        "Download, cancel, uninstall, reinstall-- rinse and repeat." Gets very old very quick.

      • SightlessKombat commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This already exists - "the size of the update is around ... mb/gb". At least as far as I remember, that's a standard feature for games etc, though I could just be thinking of console updates.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Absolutely! Makes no sense that we can't see the size of the file before update. Annoying as well that there is no simple way to cancel the update if you see that it's gonna take a couple of hours and you want to play the game right now

      • J4yt411 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It tells u on xbox one once it starts u can pause it on the update part of games and app off home page

      • Bobby Zane commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Agreed! Currently the only way to see update filesize is by starting the update, so that it appears in the download queue, and then you're forced to pause and update at a later time. It's an annoying step that could be easily avoided by providing the filesize beforehand.

      My Games and Apps is where you manage your content, including downloaded games, games you have purchased but haven't downloaded, and your subscriptions. You can also update your games within My Games and Apps, filter and sort, view download progress, and manage your download queue.

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