Video games maintain getting larger and larger, however a couple of builders have lastly appeared to appreciate that space for storing on a PC is a finite useful resource. Final week, Infinity Ward let gamers uninstall sure components of Name of Responsibility: Warzone to make it smaller, and now Epic is moving into the space-saving sport with Fortnite as effectively.
Fortnite’s newest replace has diminished the file measurement of the sport on PC by over 60 GB, bringing it right down to someplace round 25-30 GB in whole — it’s now 26.eight GB for me. Epic additionally introduced on Twitter the day earlier than the patch that this replace will assist scale back the obtain measurement of future patches as effectively. Epic famous that this new model of the sport ought to assist improve loading instances as effectively, due to its extra environment friendly storage.
Whereas this transfer towards smaller file sizes on steadily up to date video games is definitely handy for gamers, it has an additional benefit for builders as effectively. Smaller recordsdata sizes ought to imply that it’s simpler for gamers to justify placing these video games on strong state drives, which can enable builders to work round sooner load instances.
This Fortnite replace is reside now, and if you happen to’re enjoying on PC, you need to have already got a smaller file measurement for the sport.