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How Big is Overwatch 2? OW2 File Size

How much hard drive space do you need this time?

Overwatch 2 is the new future for Overwatch. New and existing players will only know the format and style of 2 as the original game goes away. So everyone will need to download OW2 if they wish to experience the world and characters. But how big is the file size for Overwatch 2? We have the answer for you below.

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How Big is Overwatch 2? OW2 File Size

Overwatch 2 has a hefty file size. You can find the file size details below if you’re an existing or brand-new Overwatch player. This information comes directly from the official Overwatch website.

“For existing PC users and Watchpoint Pack owners on PC, Overwatch 2 can be pre-downloaded starting at approximately 1:30 p.m. PDT on September 30 and is a ~50 GB download. This download will happen automatically in the background if you have automatic updates enabled on, otherwise you must manually begin the download by clicking on the gear icon on the right side of the play button and selecting “Check for Updates”

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If you are playing on console, pre-load will start on October 4, and the file size is roughly 30 GB.

Of course, since this is a live-service game with a seasonal model, the game will continue to get larger as more and more content is added to the game over time. So while these are the base installs, expect Overwatch 2 to eat up a solid chunk of your hard drive.

Well, that’s everything you need to know about how big the file size is in Overwatch 2. Be sure to look at all our other helpful tips and tricks for the game. We have the details on how to unlock the newest playable hero Kiriko, how to earn the Season 1 Twitch Drops, and more.

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Jesse Vitelli
Jesse loves most games, but he really loves games that he can play together with friends and family. This usually means late nights in Destiny 2 or FFXIV. You can also find him thinking about his ever-expanding backlog of games he won't play and being constantly dehydrated. Do not contact him.