Gears 5's File Size Revealed For Xbox One And PC--And It's Big

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Gears 5 is now available to pre-load ahead of its release in September, and that means the shooter's file size has also been revealed. It's big, but it's not too colossal.

On Xbox One, the file size is 50.04 GB. As for the PC edition, the game's Steam page shows that players need 80 GB of free space on their hard drives to install Gears 5.

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With all of its updates and extra content, the file size for Gears of War 4 grew to more than 120GB over time. For Gears 5, developer The Coalition is promising the "biggest and most extensive" post-launch support in Gears history with more maps and new features, so you can expect Gears 5's file size to grow substantially over time as well.

Gears 5 officially launches on September 10, but people who buy the Ultimate edition or subscribe to Xbox Game Pass can start playing on September 6. For lots more on the game, check out GameSpot's rundown of the Gears 5 server start times, launch maps, and more.

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