You’ll probably need a new SSD drive when Warzone 2 drops, weighing 115GB to install on your Xbox.
The Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Companion Battle Royale title will take a chunk out of your console, according to authorized Twitter user (opens in new tab) Warzone 2 Informer, and would post the combined size of both War Zone 2 and the main offering of more than 200 GB combined.
This number is enough to make you even the owner of one of the best gaming laptops – but it can be a particularly imposing figure if you are a devotee PS5 or Xbox Series X|S user.
Fortunately, there are ways to have your cake, eat it and still have the new DMZ mode.
Join the Dark SSD
According to Warzone 2 Informer, the sequel to the soon-to-be relaunched Call of Duty: Warzone Caldera will almost equal its predecessor in terms of data usage. To own all three games, including Modern Warfare 2, you’ll need to free up more than 300GB of space on your console.
Newer games are getting bigger and bigger and place higher demands on our machines. This is especially true for console versions of games, which don’t require as much compression as they do for PC. This is potentially dire for PS5 users, as the console only offers 700GB of free space once installed.
If you’re trying to find room in your machine (and heart) for: God Of War Ragnarok in addition to all three of the latest Call of Duty games, you may want to think about purchasing an SSD drive for your PS5. With our help, you’ll find the best SSD for your PS5 in no time.
Worth the weight
For all its mass and power, Warzone 2 will live up to our high expectations.
Activision’s latest roadmap (opens in new tab)detailing the content drops for Modern Warfare and the Warzone games, respectively, seems particularly promising, perhaps apologizing for the dazzling file size expected from those initial downloads.
Players will receive a new backpack inventory and can finally play the highly anticipated DMZ mode, which offers a different approach to the PvP format of the best battle royale games. The roadmap also assures us that custom gear, Strongholds, and bigger maps like Al Mazrah are here to stay, making it a potentially perfect marriage of novelty and familiarity.