The new Call of Duty update is huge, but it's actually making the game smaller. Call of Duty, Modern Warfare's latest update is of course, massive.. It contains all the new Season, Five updates plus newly-optimized assets that will actually make the file size of the game—as a whole—smaller.

On Twitter, Modern Warfare's. Production Director, Paul Haile, explains that, while the patch weighs in at a hefty 36 gigabytes, the optimized assets which are small, will replace older ones which are big.

. Thus, the overall size of the game will shrink after the update is applied. Developer. Infinity Ward did not state exactly how small the game will be after the update., So let's. Break down how much space you actually need to play Call of Duty, Modern Warfare.

, To get the game installed, which includes all of the previous patches. You'll need at least to 200 gigabytes of free space., Likely more to even initiate the install.. Then you'll need at least 90 gigabytes free to install the latest Season.

Five patch., Yes, the patch has only 36 gigabytes but to initiate the install, it requires 90 gigabytes free., And this is across all available platforms.. Some better news. If you just want to play the free Warzone mode, it's only around one hundred gigabytes.

For the install plus the aforementioned 36 gigabytes for the patch. And for you gamers looking ahead to next gen, expect massive 100 gigabyte install sizes to be the norm in the future., Maybe not right away.

But as 4K TV's and monitors get inside more homes, games will require higher resolution assets. If they're, not optimized properly or if the tech just demands that high-res assets have large file sizes.

We're, going to see a lot more games, demanding 100 gigabytes or more of free space just for the install.. So what's? The long term solution, Probably bigger hard drive, space. IGN user DynamicDelta said quote.

So what do you think that the minimum storage space for games should be One terabyte, Two terabytes? Let us know in the comments below and we'll, see you on the next IGN Now.. The new call of duty update is huge, but it's actually making the game smaller, [, Music, ] call of duty, modern warfare's latest update is of course massive.

It contains all the new season, 5 updates, plus newly optimized assets that will actually make the file size of the game as a whole. Smaller on twitter, modern warfare's. Production director paul hale explained that, while the patch weighs in at a hefty 36 gigabytes, the optimized assets which are small, will replace older ones, which are big.

Thus, the overall size of the game will shrink after the update is applied. Developer, infinity ward did not state exactly how small the game will be after the update. So let's. Break down how much space you actually need to play call of duty, modern warfare to get the game installed, which includes all the previous patches.

You'll need at least 200 gigabytes of free space likely more to even initiate the install. Then you'll need at least 90 gigabytes free to install the latest season. 5 patch. Yes, the patch is only 36 gigabytes, but to initiate the install, it requires 90 gigabytes free, and this is across all available platforms.

Some better news. If you just want to play the free warzone mode, it's only around 100 gigabytes for the install plus the a4 mentioned 36 gigabytes for the patch and for you, gamers. Looking ahead to next gen expect massive 100 gigabyte install sizes to be the norm in the future, maybe not right away, but as 4k tvs and monitors get inside more homes.

Games will require higher resolution assets if they're, not optimized properly or if the tech just demands that high-res assets have large file sizes. We're gonna see a lot more games demanding a hundred gigabytes or more of free space.

Just for the install, so what's? The long-term solution, probably bigger hard drive, space, ign user, dynamic delta, said quote. Silver lining is that they're illuminating, a massive problem in modern gaming, which is storage.

So what do you think that the minimum storage space for games should be one terabyte, two terabytes? Let us know in the comments below and we'll, see you on the next ign. Now, oh there's. One more thing stay out of the ghoulie

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