i started downloading dragon age yesterday afternoon (3pm)& its at 88% right now (9am). So for X1 and PS4 with games in the 30 GB you can expect download times taking forever. It does that for every game such as Madden, It´s not the console, it´s the speed your ISP is providing.Additional updates include a firmware refresh for the Xbox One wireless controller and tweaks that should make streaming music in the background more reliable across different apps.
If you're on a slower connection that's less than 100Mbps, the update should still boost game and app downloads by 40 percent.
Of course, Microsoft warns that exact figures will vary based on your home configuration and your ISP.
The update is titled 10.0.14393.2152 (rs1_xbox_rel_1610 161208-1218) fre – catchy, I know – and besides improving general stability of the system, it will dramatically reduce the amount of time you spend waiting for a game to download.
The largest improvement will come to users with high-speed connections, which Microsoft’s support site defines as greater than 100Mbps.
Microsoft is looking to ease that burden with an update to Xbox One.
With the latest version of the console's operating system, the company says it increased download speeds 80 percent if you're internet connection is faster than 100Mbps.
I've seen max 45 mins to an hour for completely downloading and installing digital games.
This is all while streaming Netflix, HBOGO, You Tube, ect...
To grab the update, head to Settings on the console and select "Console info & updates" from the System menu.
Why does my xbox one always take 18 to 24 hours easily to download big game, (for ex. At my home and at my business the speed I pay is the same, it takes around an hour to download 1 GB; if I want faster connection I have to pay my ISP more.
If you tried to download a game on Xbox One today and it felt faster for some reason, it wasn’t just your imagination – Microsoft covertly updated the console to make download speeds up to 80% faster for some users.