Xbox One update to deliver external storage, real player names

Shawn Knight

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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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Jad Chaar

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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).
 

m4a4

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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).
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)...
 

Jad Chaar

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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)...
Ah I see! Thanks!