Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s PC File Size Is No Joke

175GB? Is compression not a thing?

Modern Warfare

The file size for the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on PC has been revealed, and it’s likely to cause anyone without the best in broadband speed to wince with a whopping 175 GB of free space required for the game.

The news comes from the official page for the game on Battle.net, first noticed by CharlieIntel.

Modern Warfare PC specs

Here’s a quick rundown of the Modern Warfare PC minimum requirement specs.

Operating System
Windows® 7 64-bit (SP1) or Windows® 10 64-bit

Processor
Intel® Core™ i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300

Video
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 670 / NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 or AMD Radeon™ HD 7950 – DirectX 12.0 compatible system

Memory
8 GB RAM

Storage
175 GB available hard drive space

And for the recommended experience, here’s what you need.

Operating System
Windows® 10 64-bit latest update

Processor
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen™ R5 1600X Processor

Video
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970 / NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 or AMD Radeon™ R9 390 / AMD Radeon™ RX 580 – DirectX 12.0 compatible system

Memory
12 GB RAM

Storage
175 GB available hard drive space

This is even bigger than last year’s Black Ops 4, which required an also staggering 164 GB of free space to install. Apparently compression is not a thing that happens over at Infinity Ward.

So, um, what will you be deleting off your hard drive first?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is a reboot of the Modern Warfare franchise that puts a new spin on the games of old. It launches October 25th for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

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