Yesterday Call of Duty: Modern Wars I got a new update and an extra data pack, add more gigs to an already big game and consume more space on the human console and PC hard drives. Most games want to be the only one you play; Modern Warfare looks like it's the only one you can keep installed.
Based on- official legal notes, the game's latest update doesn't seem to change beyond bug fixes, tweaks, and add Shoot the Ship, a mode that is only shown with Shoothouse maps and merchandise. That didn't stop the renewal from being about 10GB on PS4 and 13GB on Xbox One, followed by the need to install a brand new data pack that adds another 15GB. On PC, the total download download size was 32GB, larger than most games.
People have long been surprised to find that Rockstar is full of Western world Red Redemption 2 it can be installing around 100GB on the console. A year and a half later that has become the new base for other big, similar games Article 2, Conclusion 2, again The Final VII Remake. Call of Duty, the archetypal AAA blockbuster, does not allow itself to be moved by file size. 2013. Call of Work: Sunglasses it was just 50GB on PC. After seven years Modern Warfare it is ahipp 175GB. With these large pipeline sizes, players need to donate over 200GB to the game to keep it updated.
"I don't really understand how this game can be over 200GB on a hard drive," wrote one PC player. on Reddit after a live reboot last evening. "Don't get me wrong, the game is good and it looks amazing but the scale of the attraction is crazy," wrote another
Things are extremely controversial on the PS4 and Xbox One, especially for those with launchers with only 500GB of space. The full game, including all the multiplayer and campaign extras, picked up 156.5GB on the PS4 back in February, in accordance with Eurogamer. Now some players they reported the final installation size at 185GB on that platform. And given how much the PS4 needs lots of extra space on the harddrive in order to download updates, some PS4s have offered success Modern Warfare
Infinity Ward, makers of Modern Warfare, sorry for the great game updates back in February when seasonal releases alone require 50GB downloads. "As we press season 2 just want to apologize for the download size of this update," Paul Haile, production director of the game, he wrote on Twitter at the time. "We are constantly trying to fight against the size of the download and disk footprint and in this case we are sending new packs of material to reduce the full size of the game."
This latest update is actually smaller than 50GB, but it doesn't stop the game's slow take on people's hard drives. Maybe the final game of the year program will come with an external drive big enough to install.
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