February 7, 2023

Xbox head Phil Spencer stated his workforce will think about disabling the fast resume characteristic on Collection X/S consoles.

Fast Resume, which permits gamers to avoid wasting quite a few video games in a paused state, is likely one of the Collection X/S’s most unusual options.

If a quick-resume recreation that was paused is then reloaded, it should return gamers to the place they left off inside seconds.

Not all video games help Fast Resume, however some video games that do help it generally have issues implementing it, particularly people who hook up with an internet server.

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Gamers often declare that video games like PUBG, FIFA, and Halo Infinite can’t reconnect when the sport is shortly resumed, and that it is usually sooner to manually drive shut the sport, erase the suspended state, and utterly restart it.

This was talked about on Twitter by person GabeTC99, who stated: “I nonetheless don’t perceive how [Quick Resume is] not a characteristic you possibly can disable.

“It is superb for lots of video games, however when it tries to shortly resume an internet recreation, it utterly breaks it and you need to exit manually. If solely there was an choice to show it off for video games like this.”

Spencer responded to the tweet by saying, “Good query, is sensible. We’ll add it to the listing of issues to look out for.”

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Late final 12 months, 343 Industries warned gamers to not use the fast resume characteristic in Halo Infinite because it may end in beauty gadgets being misplaced.

Through the marketing campaign, gamers will discover armor lockers scattered all through Zeta Halo containing cosmetics that can be utilized within the recreation’s multiplayer mode.

But when customers get kicked off the sport’s on-line servers – which occurs when utilizing Fast Resume – the beauty gadgets will not be accessible to them of their Halo Infinite multiplayer stock.

Whereas this specific concern has apparently since been fastened, gamers are nonetheless reporting points reconnecting to Halo Infinite and different on-line video games when downloading with Fast Resume.