Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Won't Take Up 175GB On PC, At Least At First

War is a little smaller than it initially seemed.

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Activision recently released PC system specs for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, and one number was surprisingly high. The company has since clarified that you won't actually need 175GB set aside to install the game on day one--but you may need that much if you intend to play all of the post-launch content.

"175GB is the storage space we recommend players keep available in order to download the post-launch content we'll be bringing to Modern Warfare," the company stated. "At launch, the initial download will be smaller."

The clarification doesn't detail just how much smaller the game's base install will be, or how long it will take the game to balloon to 175GB. But that does clear up that you won't have to wait for such a massive install all at one time.

This also doesn't necessarily mean the same space requirements will exist for the console versions. While console and PC versions are often similar, space requirements can differ slightly and day-one installs can require more space due to the ways the different types of hardware copy files.

A PS4 Pro bundle just became available for pre-order, letting you get the console with the game at no extra cost. For more details on your various buying options and their associated bonus goodies, check out our Modern Warfare pre-order guide.

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