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Old 08-31-2011, 03:17 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Idea: Play a Game while updating

I have an idea for Steam download the game in a temporary file. So, you can play calmly your game while it's updating.
When you're playing, Steam will download the necessary files into a temporary folder (maybe a option to choose where to save). If the update completes while you're playing, THAT game which was updating, it will show a message at the corner:
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Steam have finished downloading files for X (Game Name)
Please close your game to finish updating

Them, after close the game, Steam will sync and a option will appear into the download list: Update (closer to the Play).

This option can also be disabled on proprieties of the game.

I think it's a nice Idea. Especially for slow connection users, like me, my internet isn't so good, so when TF2 gets a update, I need to wait some about 2 days.
Thanks,
Sorry for my English

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Old 08-31-2011, 03:50 PM   #2
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They've actually already implemented this, and it'll be rolling out soon.
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Old 08-31-2011, 03:53 PM   #3
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Nice News around. Thanks for the information
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