Fallout 4 Xbox One Pre-Load Can Contain The Wrong File

Digital games are becoming more popular on consoles as consumers feel less attached to physical media. Many users originally perceived digital as an inconvenience due to huge download sizes and overloaded servers on launch. Thankfully, the advent of pre-loading means gamers can instantly access the latest titles once unlocked. However, digital console games can be massively overpriced which deters people from ditching physical media altogether. On another note, the process can encounter technical glitches. For example, if you’ve pre-loaded Fallout 4 on the Xbox One, it’s possible the wrong ‘stub file’ might have been downloaded.

This occurs on systems with the Instant On power mode disabled. There’s no need to be overly concerned though as Bethesda released a guide to solve the weird pre-loading error:

To do so, follow the process below:

  • Navigate to My Games & Apps.

  • Find the title’s tile in Games.

  • With the tile highlighted, press the [Menu] button on your controller.

  • Select Manage Game.

  • In the Manage Game screen, select the storage device the game is currently installed to.

  • Select Uninstall.

  • Once the game has uninstalled, return to My Games & Apps.

  • Scroll right to the “Ready to Install” section under Games.

  • Highlight the title’s tile.

  • Press [A] to select.

  • Choose Install.”