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Will all these Retina updates take up more room on..

03-15-2012, 09:54 AM
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Will all these Retina updates take up more room on..

Will all these retina updates for the ipad3 take up even more room unnecessarily on our ipad 1s and 2s? Dead space real racing etc are they goin to double in size?

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03-15-2012, 11:01 AM
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Yup, ipad 3 retina graphics will take up 4 times the amount of storage space. But that doesn't mean the size of the game will double necessarily. The code and other resources like audio should stay about the same. I think where you're really going to see the size increase is in 2D games. 3D games may not be impacted as badly.
03-15-2012, 02:32 PM
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Galazy on fire 2 hd update is out and i dont have enough space to update lol! Annoying

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03-16-2012, 04:31 AM
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Yep-Mass Effect and Galaxy on Fire both doubled in size for the 4x update!! Ridiculous!!

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03-16-2012, 06:02 AM
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Don't forget the same thing happened with all of the iPad 2 updates a year ago.
03-16-2012, 06:49 AM
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I wonder why they never increased the internal memory then. A 128gb surely wouldn't have cost too much more.

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