Forspoken Demands Large Storage Space for Huge File Size on PS5 

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Due to the large file size of Forspoken on PS5, you should make sure you have enough space on your hard drive before you download the game.

Forspoken, an open-world, single-player action-role-playing game developed by Square Enix, was officially released on January 24th for Windows and PlayStation 5.

This game title features an interesting plot, impressive gameplay mechanics, and stunning graphics.

PS5 players had the opportunity to try out the game through an open demo that was available on the platform over the past month. Based on feedback from gamers, it seems that many demo players decided to purchase the full version of the game.

One trend that has become common among AAA titles is that the file sizes are getting larger. As games take advantage of modern hardware, developers require more storage space. This is certainly the case with Forspoken, as the pre-download file size for the game on PS5 is quite large, coming in at 87.3 GB.

Pre-downloading for Forspoken began on January 22nd for those who have pre-purchased any edition of the game. This file size is significant, and players who do not have an external or upgraded HDD or SSD may have needed to clear some space on their system just to make sufficient room for Forspoken, a game produced by Luminous Productions a subsidiary of Square Enix.

Forspoken File size Is Comparable to Other PS5 Game Titles

Compared to other recent games, the file size for Forspoken is relatively large for a single-player experience. For example, games such as Elden Ring only took up around 45 GB of storage space. However, PlayStation 5 exclusives, such as; Horizon Forbidden West and God of War: Ragnarok have similar file sizes to Forspoken.

The file size of Horizon Forbidden West is approximately 90 GB on PlayStation 5. However, the file size varies depending on your region. For example, in the U.S the file size is about 87 GB on PS5 with the installation of day one patch. In Japan, the file size of Horizon Forbidden West is 83 GB while the file size of this game in Europe is a massive 99 GB. In the case of God of War: Ragnarok, the downloaded file size is 84.095 GB and 106.817 GB on PS5 and PS4 respectively. 

Forspoken - An Impressive Open World Action-role Playing Game

The plot of Forspoken centers on Frey, a young New Yorker who finds herself in the stunning, but brutal world of Athia. With her newly acquired magical powers and abilities, Frey must explore vast treacherous landscapes, fighting many hideous creatures along the way as she searches for a way home.

Thanks to her special skills, Frey can move around freely and confidently in the impressive open world. You can run through large landscapes, jump from great heights, scale the vertical surface of walls, and dash across canyons.

A final word

It is important to note that the file size for Forspoken is substantial, and players should ensure that they have enough storage space available before attempting to download the game. But once you do, you can expect to play a highly fluid game with cinematic background scenes and an addictive gameplay that promises to keep you playing long into the night.

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