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Submitted by Abriael 719d ago | news

Full InFAMOUS: Second Son Cover Revealed, Installation Size also Unveiled

The full cover of the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son reveals the installation size. (inFamous: Second Son, PS4)

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lolCHILLbro  +   719d ago
Better title: Full InFAMOUS Second Son Cover and Installation Size revealed!
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FamilyGuy  +   719d ago
Yeah the title of this article definitely needs some work lol.
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Melankolis  +   718d ago
I think your comment is one of the most undisputable comment on N4G. I wonder how you got those disagrees...
Septic  +   719d ago
My harddrive is ready
lolCHILLbro  +   719d ago
My sexy body is ready
MasterCornholio  +   719d ago | Funny
Now you gave me a floppy drive.

Plagasx  +   719d ago
Ohh baby I'm all hot and bothered now.
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yeahokchief  +   718d ago
i'm not ready! february is jampacked with good games.

i will be picking it up on release tho
abzdine  +   719d ago
it's possible to steal other's powers?
i wonder what that means.
my HDD is ready too.
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rustyspoon80  +   719d ago
Delsin starts off with basic fire (smoke) powers but as the game goes on he'll take the powers of others. So by the end of the game he'll have far more power than Cole ever did.
RedSoakedSponge  +   719d ago
i personally hope to see the powers of infamous 1 and 2 thrown in there to add even more variety. but hey! thats just me :P
Bathyj  +   719d ago
I'm glad the first thing I did with my PS4 (besides take a selfy with my arm around it) was chuck a 1TB hybrid in it.
Monolith  +   719d ago
Yeah I really need to get a new hard drive. Actually I want to get the largest capacity available. Can the ps4 use 2t yet?
Battlefieldlover  +   719d ago

Ya it does. But finding the Drive is hard because it's new and obviously cool as hell lol.
RedSoakedSponge  +   719d ago
does anyone know how save data is handled on ps4? like... if i deleted a game, will it delete the save data for that game as well (like the vita) or keep it (like the ps3)?
GameSpawn  +   719d ago

The two are kept separate. Also, if you have signed up for Plus all your PS4 saves are uploaded to cloud storage by default. Make sure to manage through the "Storage" in the settings menu to avoid in snafu's.

@Monolith and Battlefieldlover
2TB Samsung's (Seagate's) are as hard to find as the PS4.

If you are REALLY hard pressed to upgrade your drive NOW, there is a 1.5TB Western Digital option, BUT it is a "green" drive which isn't known for great longevity and durability.

Personally, I've been eying the 1TB/8GB hybrid Seagate:

If you don't mind stuff hanging out of your PS4 you can extend the SATA connectors out of the PS4 to enable you to use 3.5" desktop drives and get up to 3TB.
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sotehpr  +   718d ago
yup me too... Acually ive returned like 4 games to a retailer so i strongly advise removing the game data if you no longer own the game ;)
guitarded77  +   719d ago
My hard drive is already suffering. I was hoping to hold out on a swap thinking some higher capacity hard drives would come out, or drop price... I guess I'll have to swap sooner than expected.
sotehpr  +   718d ago
ebay? lol
FamilyGuy  +   719d ago
Lol @ people below complaining on both sides of the fence about the minimum required HDD space.

To the people thinking the game will be small because its "only 24gb" compared to other next gen titles:
Go look at the minimum required installation size for just about any other open world game and realized how wrong you are lol.

To the people complaining about it "taking up too much space": Look at how much space other AAA games are taking up in contrast to this one.

Infamous SS HDD requirement is big for an open world game and is a small amount taken up compared to other PS4/X1 AAA titles.

The ACTUAL, concrete size won't be known till the digital version becomes available on PSN. It might be the same but it could also be different if the devs use some trick on one of the versions to make it smaller.

Either way 24Gbs is not bad at all. Infamous 2 on PS3 is 15Gbs.
madpuppy  +   719d ago
game looks really interesting, with the exception that the Main character looks and comes off, (in the few videos I have seen) like a class A douche. like before his powers emerge his main form of transportation is a skateboard and his drink of choice is a mountain blah...
sotehpr  +   718d ago
i believe that's what they wanted to portray... and it seems to me, they have succeeded at that! lol
madpuppy  +   718d ago

I guess so :) But did he have to look like Keanu Reeves :P

I get where they want this character to go, He is going to need to feel true pain and loss. which I guess the story will hash out by either killing off someone he loves (probably his brother) or maybe accidentally killing someone himself.
either way, he really needs to loose that ridiculous beanie, it's as bad as if he always had a tall starbucks soy-latte in his hand or some smug ironic t-shirt with the golden girls on it.
sashimi  +   719d ago
Brb while i go clean myself off :P
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BX81  +   719d ago
24gig? Not too bad. I like that they showed front and back as well. This game wasn't on my radar. I didn't care for Infamous 2, too much. I picked up the collectors ed. For cheap late. I saw some gameplay a couple of days ago. It looked pretty damn fun. I didn't see if they did but I hope they bring back the electric slide on wires and rails.
MegaRay  +   719d ago
24 is too damn big, but since you can play while downloading I cant complain...
Anyway i am playing infamous 2 right now (finished 1 days ago) and ill buy a PS4 once I finish both good and evil... I cant believe i ignored infamous for the entire generation!
I played the first Uncharted and didnt like it so I was like "no way ill like infamous" but im loving the heck out of it.
And before some naughty guy start attacking me.. I just watch my bro and my cousin playin un 1 2 & 3 I think the story is great but I cant enjoy the gameplay so I cant play it
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GentlemenRUs  +   719d ago
How it is too dam big? KZ:SF was 50GB(I think?) To install.

This is fine.
1nsomniac  +   719d ago
24gb is small, I'm not sure how they've managed it & I'm actually a little disappointed it's not bigger as it means the assets used could of been better/higher resolution textures.
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Kivespussi  +   719d ago
24 Gb was big for last gen. Fairly small for current gen
Sy_Wolf  +   719d ago
@MegaRay What does Naughty Dog have to do with Infamous? Sucker Punch made Infamous and Uncharted and Infamous are totally different.
jayswolo  +   719d ago
Mass Effect 3 without any DLC was about half of that. Go check what UC3 on PSN is. 40gbs including cutscenes iirc
Zichu  +   719d ago
I would like to get a PS4 for this game, but I just don't have the money to drop for another system... Might have to wait till The Order: 1886 comes out and get Infamous along with it...
TomahawkX  +   719d ago
It's almost here, I can't believe we get such an awesome game this early after launch. Kudos Sony and Sucker Punch!
Bathyj  +   719d ago
Unlike me, this game cant come quick enough.

Can we get one article on Second Son that doesnt have that same screenshot?

Ok, since you were nice about it. I cant stay mad at you. ;)
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Abriael  +   719d ago
It's my fault. I just really like it.
insomnium2  +   719d ago
LOL @ 'unlike me'
diehardmetallicafan  +   719d ago
Haha nice. Also excited!
Meltic  +   719d ago
how can it only be 24 gig ?. Is it repack lol. Something may be wrong here.. killzone was like 30-40 gig and this is better Graphics and an open World game. At least it should be 50 gig
kayoss  +   719d ago
i might be wrong, but it says, "24 GO Minimum". Does that mean 24gb?? if not, what the hell is a 24 GO? I know its not english but i though "GB" is standard across all countries.
Ray J  +   719d ago
Well yes GB is pretty much a standard. But the french, annoyingly, hate everything not french, thus english. GO stands for Giga Octet(exponential of the number 8), which they use for GB. So yes it means minimum 24 GB.
Shakengandulf  +   719d ago
I'm guessing it will increase in size as you play, otherwise.. Thats not too bad.. Not too bad at all.
Meltic  +   718d ago
25 Gb isnt much for a big game like infamous second son. The first or the second game was like 14-15 gb. At least this should be 50 gb big. Killzone was big. Well cross ur fingers and hope this game is big like they told us it will be.
XiSasukeUchiha  +   719d ago
My Sharingan is ready for this!
heisenberguk  +   719d ago
HUH HO!!Seems small! I just hope the campaign length isn't too because I'll be cancelling my £45 pre order and waiting until the price comes way down!! Having no MP is a factor!
D3ATH_DRIV3R_777  +   719d ago
24gb? how can ppl complain about that? i don't see nothing wrong with it being 24gb, so....Uhhh...what's the problem?
Lunarassassin  +   719d ago
For me personally 24gb is far too small for an open world game.
I mean killzone shadowfall was (i think) 48gb and that isn't open world.
They could have used all that extra space for better visuals or loading speed.
Shakengandulf  +   719d ago
Killzone isn't open world in terms of exploration but it has very large sky boxes and an incredibly detailed world.
I'm not surprised that Killzone is 48GB, i'm more surprised that infamous is only 24GB... But i'm guessing infamous wont stay at 24GB's ...
Lunarassassin  +   719d ago
I hope it doesn't stay at 24gb. I just think it's too small for an open world game.
diehardmetallicafan  +   719d ago
Maybe its 24gig install and the rest is on the disc?..
S2Killinit  +   719d ago
its about to start
kx11  +   719d ago
the install size won't matter , what matters is the install time , no one want to wait 15 minutes to install 24gb

installing Ryse on X1 HDD took 5 hrs for me :(
Shakengandulf  +   719d ago
Cant say I've had any issues with long install times, even killzone's large install didn't take very long... In fact, i think most have been less than 5minutes to install.

Since infamous is a open world game, could you play this while installing.... ?
razrye  +   719d ago
One major advantage that the ps4 has is the ability to let you play after only 5-10% has been installed.
WeedyOne  +   719d ago
Well usually open work games have parts of the world restricted till you progress in level or reach the part of the story that unlocks the closed off portion of the world.
WeedyOne  +   719d ago
"installing Ryse on X1 HDD took 5 hrs for me :("

That's the difference between XboxOne and PS4!

Ryse 34.94GB = 5 hour install

Killzone SF 45GB = was playing the game 3 minutes after putting the disk in PS4!
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Father__Merrin  +   719d ago
that's a decent size imo, I watched gameplay where he fights a heavy in the end finishing off with a karma bomb

man it looked incredible the way his body joined back up again

I've not seen any game like this on a P.C.
Pug  +   719d ago
Nice cover, this new guy seems to have a bit of Dante about him from what I've seen so far. Looking forward to this and how it ties in with the previous 2 games.
alejandroelputo  +   719d ago
My fav list of dev and game series
capcom (megaman x series)
rocksteady (batman arkham series)
rockstar (grand theft auto, red dead redemption and midnight club)
insomniac (spyro, ratchet and clank, resistance)
naughty dog (crash, jak, uncharted)
nintendo (legend of zelda, super mario world and its 3d platforms)
sony santa monica (god of war series)
square (kingdom hearts series)
WeedyOne  +   719d ago
OK... nice to know? lol
alejandroelputo  +   719d ago
sorry wrong post
heisenberguk  +   718d ago
What about fave music/movies/food etc?
tigertron  +   719d ago
My harddrive says "COME AT ME BRO!" and I say "I CAN'T WAIT!"
GEO9875  +   719d ago
Ugh, all of these 20/30 gig installs are gonna wipe my 500 HDD.... FAST
diehardmetallicafan  +   719d ago
a little tip ive found if your seeing your hd fill up. check the folder with the captures in it. i didnt realize it was automatically saving videos and screenshots and it racked up about 37 gigs since december
Statix  +   719d ago
Not that it's a big deal, but I don't like this artwork.

They should've used something like this:

Related image(s)
xXDerickXx  +   719d ago
This sucks for both ps4 and Xbox one . Installing these games are taking a HUGE amount of space from there HD
tjg59  +   719d ago
30 days to greatness
IceKoldKilla  +   719d ago
WTF I saw the cover weeks ago when I pre-ordered. Why is this news now? And the Special/Limited & Collector's Editions also. Am I missing something?
IceKoldKilla  +   719d ago
Cover from October. I get the back is now shown but never considered it as the cover. When video game covers get revealed usually the front is what's shown only.
g-nome  +   718d ago
Thank Sony (and the rest) for Blu-ray.
kingdom18  +   718d ago
Sony primarily with... philips? Yep Philips.
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MultiConsoleGamer  +   718d ago
These install sizes are absurd. 500GB drives are totally inadequate. I guarantee upgraded versions of the Xbox One and PS4 with much larger drives, probably as early as E3.

Early adopters get screwed again.
sourgrouch   718d ago | Spam

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