STALKER 2 File Size Could Be A Massive 180GB On Console which could be a massive problem for current Xbox Series owners.
Hopefully they use PS5's compression tech when it comes out.
Yes, still it's strange to me how some devs just didn't seem to receive the memo about PS5 compression. Like Metro Exodus devs, for example. While some others (Subnautica) have managed to reduce install size drastically.
That would require some customized code. Only first party or exclusive would likely use it.
Because they're dealing with multiple platforms they aren't giving consideration to a specific one.
Because you were lies to to compensate for the tiny hdd. Bet you believe all the tv ads too eh?
Salabum, there is no hardware decompression accelerator you can buy for PC that works the same way Kraken does.
@franwex There are already several 3rd party games using this out there such as Control, Tony Hawk, Marvel’s Avengers, and AC Valhalla that i can recall off the top of my head. Also Dying light 2 will be 20gb on PS5 vs 72gb on xb. So i dont know what you're talking about bro
Is that a hypothetical release for ps5 because at the moment it's an exbox and PC exclusive
That was l lie. Like father Christmas and the tooth fairy. As you get older you'll realise grown ups tell you lies to get away with things (tiny hdd in this case)
I see you xbox fans love lying to try to give yourselves a one up. Im sure it's a byproduct of being in 3rd place constantly and playing the victim
@13sentinel, placement? I have PS4s and PS5s where is this trophy to sit next to those consoles? Where's the 3rd place tropy to sit next to my VCR, I mean XBX or Series Xs? Console warriors still giving energy to the psuedo console war....smh.
It will. Sony made it easy and free to make use of their dedicated hardware and software solution. That's why you see such massive differences in install sizes.
so when will i be receiving my free ps5?
Michiel just get a fucking job.
Am i missing something with the disagrees? There are several games that due to PS5s oodles/kraken compression have been cut in half or more on their install sizes. Not really something you can disagree with when the proof is there for everyone to see. Hell even days gone's install size was halved on PS5
I believe it's tge free part
Cheeki Breeki is a big boi now.
Lol half of a Series S.
Bring it on. Got 4 TBs of Seagate expansion cards.
You spent $800 on way overpriced Xbox proprietary SSD...
People were complaining about about console prices while owning multiple versions of one system.
I needed the space, had plenty of Best Buy point credits to use, it is our only option for the Series consoles other than using external drives as a storage buffer, and to be honest the money for me is not an issue, so, yes I spent that and will spend much more on my Series consoles and PS5 before this gen is over. I think I paid $500 for my PS5 SN850 WD 2TB internal SSD, but thanks for asking, I am good. If you happen to know any other mem cards or ssd storage options available that will run Series Consoles games like the Seagate Expansions cards, please let me know.
hiawa23 Bro that's insane, I searched the whole universe and couldn't find who asked
I brought expansion ssds for all of my Series Xs and just finished getting expansions for my PS5s and the cost difference was not that much different. I did pick up a couple more ssds for family over Black Friday fpr a nice discount though.
I’ll tell you what. I’ve got about 2 terabytes on my PS5 and I STILL wouldn’t get this game if it takes up that much space. They better use the compression tech and get that wayyyy down if there is any truth to this rumor. Game looks good, but it’s down right offensive to take up that much space. Hell, I struggle with keeping flight simulator on my series X. Once I have a need for flight simulators space, it’s gone too. Difference is I didn’t *pay* for it to eat up my storage.
you wont, if you hear/see the game is good enough, you will throw this false sense of "morality" out the window and install it anyway.
Tell that to modern warfare and warzone. I had a TON of fun on it. Once it got too big that even uninstalling the optional parts had it over 150 GB I tapped out. Haven’t looked back since. False sense of morality? Not exactly. I am the type that speaks with my money. No point in complaining about something if you’re going to support it anyway. The technology is there, use it. No way should COD be that big. No way should Stalker 2 be that big. I think it’s laziness.
SSDs are cheaper on PC so no issue for me.
To that point, I don't understand why there can't be a flag on PS5 for games that require NVMe storage. Allow normal SSD storage via external drives for any game that doesn't tell the machine it explicitly relies on it. If it just speeds up loading, throw it on the SSD. If it is needed for on-the-fly world streaming, a la Ratchet, flag it for the NVMe and only let it install there.
It doesn't bother me to be disagreed with, but it does confuse me a little here. Do people not want a cheaper storage option for their games? Not every single PS5 game requires NVMe storage, a lot of the early ones take advantage mostly of improved load times & isn't required for the game to function. Basically any multiplat that can be played on PC isn't requiring use of the fast on-board storage, so why not allow the option to use less costly storage? It'd still be loads faster than the 5400 RPM laptop hard drives last gen ran on, and any SSD would do - no worrying about having a more expensive, specifically whitelisted NVMe drive for expansion.
I agree. Not all games are using the NVME performance in such a way that the gameplay itself would suffer without it. Love the fast load times but the option to sacrifice that for cheap storage (where practical) would be nice. I mean it lets us play PS4 games on a regular SSD. All that said, I haven't tested it but I am pretty certain you CAN copy PS5 games to an external SSD for safekeeping, and move it back to the NVME when you want to play it again. And transfer speeds are such that such an operation should be pretty fast.
This feels inaccurate. That’s bigger than COD and huge open world games like RDR2 that look a lot better than this and likely have more content too.
Look a lot better? Bigger worlds and more content? Nobody even really knows anything beyond what they showed in the trailer and lmfao cap if you think RDR2 looks better. Nobody can say anything about it’s content
I don't expect STALKER 2 to be more impressive or larger in world size or content size than RDR2. That's not a hit on STALKER, I loved the first. I just don't expect that to be the case.
When it comes to ps5 6 months later it will be a 50GB file size
I didn't realize it had been announced for Ps5.
It has timed exclusivity for 3 months, so yes, you can bet your ass it's coming to ps5, just like the Ascent is. So yea.. there's that thing.
XSX is beta version.
You have a link to the Ps5 announcement?
Badly compressed games , huge sizes and endless downloads , if this is the future of gaming i don't want it
Exactly my point but I guess a lot of people are emotionally attached to stalker or are so desperate to play a game that they’ll accept anything. Properly compress your games or I’ll wait till it’s on gamepass or psnow/plus. There’s too many other games to play. It’s ok to miss out on one.
Not on PS5.
It will be bud. Relax.
Just like te Ascent was not on ps5, hey?
I doubt it will be that big . They have to compress data before launch.
There's games that are half the size compared to series x and pc
I bought the proprietary 1 tb seagate expansion for series x at launch, and I've been very happy with it. When the update that allowed for operation of the ssd slot for ps5 went live, I had a 1 tb WD Black ready to go for install. I also have a seagate external hard drive connected to my ps5 for ps4 game storage. The good thing is that we have options. Everybody likes to complain about storage space that comes packed in with the consoles, but you can't get both expanded ssd storage AND keep the consoles at a reasonable price point....everything is a compromise.
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