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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War a Whopping 130 GB on Next-gen

Irene Hawkins

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War a Whopping 130 GB on Next-gen

The next-gen version of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War will take up at least 130GB of space on your PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.

If you own a Call of Duty game on console, you already know the games are enormous. They get even bigger when you install updates. For next-gen consoles, though, get ready to upgrade your internet plans. The latest Call of Duty would be even larger on the PS5 and Xbox Series X. 

Call of Duty: Hard Drive Space

Kotaku reports that the latest Call of Duty, Black Ops: Cold War, would take up more space on next-gen consoles. The report cites Activision, which reveals how much space you’ll need to pre-load the game. If you plan to buy the game, here’s what you need to know:

  •     PlayStation 4: 95GB
  •     PlayStation 5: 133 GB
  •     Xbox One: 93 GB
  •     Xbox Series X | S: 136 GB

That’s a lot of space. If you want to buy this game, prepare to set aside some hard drive space. Moreover, if you plan to buy a digital copy, get a faster connection to download this beast. 

How About Other Games?

According to Kotaku, Black Ops: Cold War on next-gen is bigger by 40 GB than its current-gen version. That’s still a mammoth game. For example, Spider-Man: Miles Morales on the PS5 is only 50 GB. 

What Can I Do?

If you’re on console, you can uninstall game modes to reduce the file size. On the other hand, PC players can uninstall everything but the multiplayer mode. That would leave them with a 35 GB install. Moreover, they can forgo ultra-graphics to get a total of 82 GB. 

However, PC gamers should free up at least 250 GB of space if they want to install everything.

Irene grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and now lives in New York as a full-time environmentalist and a part-time journalist. She was previously an editor at local online newspaper, where she wrote about topics including technology, finance and the media industry.

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