Gears Of War 4 File Sizes Enormous – Start Downloading Now

Gears Of War 4 is a whopping 55GB on Xbox One. If you've pre-ordered, you can begin downloading the game now. That's a lot of data, so you might...
By Dito, Sep 28, 2016 | |
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    Gears of War 4 doesn’t launch until October 11 (or October 7 for Ultimate Edition buyers), but you can begin pre-loading the files now. And, depending on your internet speed, you might want to consider it.

    The Xbox One file size is confirmed to be nearly 55GB, while the Windows 10 version will be even larger – 80GB. The Xbox One version is available to start pre-loading immediately. The Windows version will be available to start soon, although no exact date or time has been announced.

    Considering a Blu-Ray disc holds “only” 50GB, these files are indeed enormous. If you want to begin play when the game launches, it seems pre-loading is the way to go.

    Naturally, this feature only applies to those who’ve pre-bought the game. If you’re holding out until launch day for one reason or another, you’re going to spend some serious time watching a progress bar fill in while your friends are having all the fun.

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    Dito has written two crime novels, an ungodly number of technical documents, and even an original Wikipedia entry. He lives in Chicago, where they know how to properly do pizza, hot dogs, and electric blues. Besides gaming, his hobbies include graphic design, making electronic music, and collecting cables.
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