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Pokémon Legends: Arceus file size revealed

Pokémon Legends: Arceus file size revealed

This is how much space you'll need on your Nintendo Switch console or memory card in order to download and install Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

In December, a leaker by the name of Riddler Khu announced that Pokémon Legends: Arceus would be the largest Pokémon game of all time.

Despite not being fully-open world, it has multiple areas to explore - with such ambition, it's easy to see why some would expect a heftier file size than previous Pokémon games on the Nintendo Switch.

Luckily, that's not the case - Arceus will come with a similar heft to most games on the hybrid console.

How big is Pokémon Legends: Arceus

This naturally refers to the digital version of the game, available from January 28 on the Nintendo eShop. To download it, you will need a minimum of 7GB.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

This file size doesn't include the usual day-one patch that accompanies games  these days. The official French Nintendo site states 13GB, but the Japanese site indicates 7GB.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl weighed in at around 6GB, while Pokémon Sword and Shield were a bit heavier at 12GB.

A range of 7-13 GB for Arceus seems rather logical, when taking into account potential updates and the rollout of online features.

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