Forums - Microsoft Discussion - GTA V to be on 2 discs, no disk swapping required !

As I expected, here is the easy solution:

"One of these includes the question of size, with GTA V being the most ambitious and generously proportioned GTA game yet, dwarving Red Dead Redemption and GTA IV in scale.

This means that the Xbox 360 version will ship on two discs, one of which will be a mandatory install disc that will require 8GB of free space on your console's HDD. The second disc will then be used to subsequently play the game, which means no having to interrupt your GTA V experience to swap discs. Players with 4GB consoles can use a 16GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive for the install."

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/news/news-15424-Grand-Theft-Auto-V-To-Ship-on-Two-Discs--8GB-Install-Means-No-Swapping-Required.html



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What a downgrade.. Disk swapping is an awesome feature.. Makes me use muscles i rarely use..

Face the future.. Gamecenter ID: nikkom_nl (oh no he didn't!!)

Another victory for Blu-ray.

Legend11 correctly predicted that GTA IV (360+PS3) would outsell SSBB. I was wrong.

Biased reviews are a pleasure to read. Just my opinion, of course.

RolStoppable said:
Another victory for Blu-ray.

Which will still have a mandatory install on PS3.

More like another victory for mandatory installs.



  

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So they both require mandatory installs, then you play from 1 disc... It is the same on both, the rest of the Q&A has more interesting things

http://www.rockstargames.com/newswire/article/50871/asked-answered-gtav.html

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Huh? Mandatory install?

I'm a bit confused - I'm pretty sure I once read that Microsoft forbade mandatory installs for Xbox 360 games? (so it would be ensured that each Xbox 360 game runs on every Xbox 360, even those without a hard drive)

That dvd man

           

ArnoldRimmer said:
Huh? Mandatory install?

I'm a bit confused - I'm pretty sure I once read that Microsoft forbade mandatory installs for Xbox 360 games? (so it would be ensured that each Xbox 360 game runs on every Xbox 360, even those without a hard drive)

That was kinda thrown out the window with Halo 4. It had a mandatory install for multiplayer.

You don't need a HDD anymore. You can use a USB memory stick for extra storage.



  

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: Halo: MCC for X1 - AC: Unity for X1 - Sunset Overdrive for X1 - Forza Horizon 2 for X1 - Borderlands Pre-Sequel for PC - Dragon's Crown for PS3 - Rayman Origins for 360

Recently Completed
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Shadow of Mordor for X1 (4/5) - AC: Rogue for 360 (4/5) - DmC for PC (3/5) - Bayonetta for 360 (4/5) - Zone of Enders HD for 360 (3/5) - Dragon Ball Z Kinect for 360 (2/5) - EA UFC for X1 (3/5) - Too Human for 360 (2/5) - 50 Cent:BotS for 360 (3/5) - Prince of Persia (2008) for 360 (3/5) - Destiny for X1 (3/5) - Diablo III: UEE for 360 (4/5) - Bioshock: Infinite - BaS DLC for PC (3/5) - The Walking Dead: Season Two for 360 (4/5) - Wolf Among Us for 360 (4/5) - King Kong for 360 (2/5) - Killer is Dead for 360 (3/5) - Def Jam: Icon for 360 (2/5) - WWE Legends of Wrestlemania for 360 (2/5) - Ghostbusters for 360 (3/5) - Bastion for 360 (4/5) - Mark of the Ninja for 360 (3/5) - Dust: An Elysian Tale for 360 (4/5) - Dragon's Dogma for 360 (3/5) - Kingdoms of Amalur for 360 (3/5)

I would have rathered they did disc swapping... 



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I'm fine even if it's 4 discs and swapping :D