New Xbox Feature Allows Faster Download Speeds With Quick Resume Preserved


For those signed up to Microsoft’s Xbox Insider program, a new feature will allow for current and last generation Xbox consoles to achieve faster download speeds while maintaining either or quick resume functionality.

Typically, the quick resume functionality hogs a small portion of internet bandwidth to allow for any data streaming required to maintain the game.

The new “suspend in queue” checkbox, however, shuts that down without compromising your progress, meaning that you can snap to the Xbox home screen, queue up a download, and rest assured that it’s downloading as fast as possible.

The news comes by way of Eden Marie, one of Xbox’s engineering leads, over on Twitter yesterday.

As you can see, there’s also an update to the banners in the Full Library, too, which now do a better job of spotlighting more useful categories.

Presumably, these features will be rolled out to all Xbox users in the near future.

In other recent Xbox news, several new games are coming to Xbox Game Pass, including the previously Nintendo exclusive Octopath Traveler.

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Alex was a Senior Editor at Twinfinite and worked on the site between January 2017 and March 2023. He covered the ins and outs of Valorant extensively, and frequently provided expert insight into the esports scene and wider video games industry. He was a self-proclaimed history & meteorological expert, and knew about games too. Playing Games Since: 1991, Favorite Genres: RPG, Action