Microsoft: Xbox Will Let You Play Game During Download

Xbox One

Microsoft revealed during the announcement about Xbox One that you will be able to to play disc-based games while they’re installing to the Xbox hard drive. Microsoft has recently confirmed that the same applies for digital downloads too. You can start playing the game before it gets completed. Once certain parts of the game get downloaded, you can start playing the game while Xbox will continue the download in the background.

Sony also confirmed that this same feature is also there in their PlayStation 4 console.