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Friday, August 15, 2008

Sony - Could I Have My Download?

Last night I did some purchases from the PSN. Mostly demos and that kind of thing, but I also rented The Bank Job as a backup movie for the coming weeks. I wanted to download it overnight since when we watched 30,000 B.C. it didn't work so well trying to watch it "on the fly" as it were.

Unfortunately it didn't work so well "as a download" last night. As in, it wouldn't download. It just sat there, stuck at 0% and wouldn't activate the download in background either.

Not really good behavior for a store selling downloadable content...

3 comments:

jvm said...

Let us know how that works out for you. (Post a comment, por favor, so I get the email.) I've wondered what happens if I don't finish a download of a movie I've rented/purchased. They aren't listed in your download list on the store, so you can't get back to them AFAICT.

jvm said...

Adding...

Donnie Brasco in HD was slooow coming down, but looked great when it was finished. I've been pleased with speeds of SD movies, which I can launch almost immediately.

Josh said...

Yeah the problem seemed to be that the HD content is heavy enough that it was slow to start. And despite what the button says, you can't perform in background it seems until at least some of it gets downloaded first.

Now waiting on the HD.