One of the most popular battle royale video games, Fortnite, actually takes up lesser storage space than you would imagine. Well, certainly not close to what Warzone demands. Wondering about the storage requirements of Fortnite in 2022? We will talk about the same in this article. Keep reading.
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As you can already imagine, Fortnite has been receiving content updates every season since its launch. Most battle royale video games sport a battle pass content system, providing players with new weapon skins, outfits, bundles, rewards, and much more. Fortnite is no different! However, as players update the game, the game’s file size may grow accordingly. It depends on the type of update – sometimes, updates focus on space optimization which may cause the storage requirements to grow smaller. Plus, the game has undergone massive cuts in space requirements. An update was released in October 2021 to include massive space optimization in the game. As of 2022, Fortnite displays good space optimization but requires decent hardware for optimal performance.
Download and Storage size of Fortnite in 2022 on PC, Xbox, PS4, PS5
Currently, the download size of Fortnite on PC is around 39 GB. As expected, you will also require to have that much disk space on your PC. After downloading all updates and content, the final file size of Fortnite on PC will be around 32 GB. Xbox and PlayStation consoles will have a primary download size of around 10-15 GB. For consoles, you will need to download additional files of around 10 GB in-game. However, the final file size after all the updates and content will stand between 18-20 GB on PlayStation and Xbox consoles.
The numbers stated above may vary according to your device specifications. The size may also grow or shrink depending on future updates. However, we recommend you to keep at least 30 GB of free disk space for Fortnite on PS4, PS5, and Xbox consoles. For PC, a free disk space of 40 GB would be enough!