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Xbox One update to deliver external storage, real player names

By Shawn Knight
May 21, 2014
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  1. Microsoft's June update for the Xbox One is a big one. It'll include two of the most requested features -support for external storage and the use of real names to identify friends - according to a recent blog post on...

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    I dont understand why they need to push a software update in order to enable external storage... this should have been there from day one (hehe pun).
     
  3. m4a4

    m4a4 TS Guru Posts: 751   +270

    Change of policy. Before with the 24hr check in, they didn't need to worry too much about offline security. Now that they do, such things are harder to account for and will understandably take time to get right.
    External storage has always been an easier way to hack into a console (and a good chunk of people doing it do it to cheat)...
     
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  4. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Ah I see! Thanks!
     
  5. yukka

    yukka TechSpot Paladin Posts: 828   +54

    Interesting development.
     

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