Diablo 3 Ultimate Evil Edition Download Size Clarification UPDATE

If you're downloading the game, you might want to clear up some space on your hard drive.

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UPDATE 8/11/2014 11:30AMPST -- A Blizzard reached out with the comment that the sizes for the upcoming PS4 version of Diablo were listed incorrectly. They offered the following explanation:

"Currently, Sony posts the maximum download file size for all of its digital games, and those download numbers includes all of the European language packs. The 37.8 GB file is the total file size for the English, French, German, Italian, and European Spanish packs, while the 20.5 GB download includes the Polish and Russian language options.

"While the Ultimate Evil Edition has been localized in English, German, French, Latin American Spanish, European Spanish, Japanese, Russian, Italian, Polish, and Brazilian Portuguese, we expect most players will only be playing in their preferred language and so only downloading about 15 GB to play the game."

The original story appears below.

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition for the PlayStation 4 is a 58.4GB download in Europe and a 26.1GB download in the U.S., according to their respective listings on the PlayStation Store.

When Installed on PC, Diablo III and the Reaper of Souls expansion pack take up a little less than 15GB. The 58.4GB download sounds especially large given the fact that the PlayStation 4 comes with a 500GB, though users can replace it with bigger hard drives.

To illustrate just how hefty of a download the European version is, consider that Titanfall was about a 20GB download on PC, and 48GB when installed, due mostly to its uncompressed audio.

The difference between the U.S. and European versions of the game could be due to multiple language audio tracks in the European version, as well as multiple language cutscenes.

Some European commenters on the PlayStation Blog are reporting that preordering the game is queueing up multiple downloads. One is 20.5GB and seems to be just the English version of the game, and another is 37.8GB and seems to contain the European localization, though it's unclear if users can choose which to download.

We've reached out to Activision for comment and will update this story as we receive new information.

Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition launches August 19 for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, and PS4. The game contains the main Diablo III game and the Reaper of Souls expansion. As we learned at E3, the PS4 version of the game includes infected from The Last of Us, as well as a special Shadow of the Colossus transmog set.

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