Digital distribution is going to continue becoming more prevalent as we enter the next generation, along with increasingly large file sizes. The PS4 will allow players to dive into the action before a game is completely downloaded, and we saw a feature today that shows a further refinement on the idea.

During a UI demo, we saw what happens when you purchase Call of Duty: Ghosts. After going through the payment process, players are then asked whether they want to jump into the game's campaign or multiplayer. Depending on what you pick, the console will begin downloading the appropriate data. Ultimately, you'll get the entire game, but this intermediate step looks like it should get you into the part of the game you want to play faster.