Why does my steam download huge files and not just the update?

I USE STEAM TO PLAY GAMES LIKE Call of dut black ops but it cant work becuase i must download like 5 gig file and my brother's pc only update how can i fix it???

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How can i fix it only answerers i want!!!plzzzz

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  • Ben
    Lv 7
    10 years ago
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    Your Steam downloads huge files because everyone's Steam downloads huge files. Valve's main focus is games and steam is just sort of an afterthought for them. They never built in a system for patching files, so you have to download the entire file when there's an update. Since most developers throw the entire content of the game into one file, it means you have to re-download most of the game every time there's an update.

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