If you’re downloading Fallout Four or Sea of Thieves on Xbox One, FastStart permits you to play earlier than the progress finishes.
During E3, Microsoft unveiled FastStart for Xbox One, a characteristic that optimizes downloads so you can begin taking part in earlier than the obtain finishes. A month later, the service has been made obtainable with the newest Xbox One update.
The info comes directly from Microsoft (by way of Polygon) and applies to pick Xbox One video games. FastStart at the moment applies to all English-language video games in the Xbox Game Pass, together with Fallout 4, Sea of Thieves, Elder Scrolls Online, and extra.
To be clear, FastStart received’t make your obtain run any sooner. It merely means the obtain is prioritized in such a method that you could begin throughout the obtain, reducing your wait time by half on common.
The Xbox One update has many extra options, together with extra search choices, combined share controller enhancements, and full display screen broadcasting on Mixer. But FastStart appears to be the one Microsoft hopes will resonate essentially the most with gamers. Here’s hoping it really works as marketed.