Listen up, Boy! It might be time to clear some space on your PS4 or PS5, as the file size for God of War Ragnarok is quite hefty. While the previous God of War (2018) weighed in at around 45 GB, Ragnarok is roughly double the size, depending on your region.
This article outlines exactly how much free space you will have to handle the download/file size of God of War Ragnarok, and reveals the Day 1 update size alongside its patch notes, so let's get started.
Update on 8 November 2022 - This article has been updated to reflect the latest information about the God of War Ragnarok file/download size on both current and previous-gen systems.
How Big is the God of War Ragnarok File Size on PS4 & PS5?
If you are getting a digital copy of God of War Ragnarok, you will need to download a hefty amount of GB to start playing the game on 9th November 2022.
We will pull off the bandaid and tell you that the God of War Ragnarok file size is over 90 GB. The exact size depends on your platform (PS4 or PS5) and region. This leaked data comes from PlayStation Game Size on Twitter.
🚨 God of War Ragnarök (PS4-PS5)— PlayStation Game Size (@PlaystationSize) October 20, 2022
🟩 US :
🟧 PS4 : 106.9 GB (Version: 1.01)
🟫 PS5 : 84 GB (Version: 1.001.000)
🟨 EU :
🟦 PS4 : 118.519 GB (Version: 1.01)
🟪 PS5 : 90-100 GB (exact size soon)
⬛ Pre-Load : November 2
⬜ Launch : November 9
If for some reason, you can't see the tweet above, we've listed the exact file sizes for God of War Ragnarok, both for the US and EU versions and PS4/PS5 versions below.
- US PS4 - 106.9 GB
- US PS5 - 84 GB
- EU PS4 - 118.5 GB
- EU PS5 - 106.7 GB
This appears to be with the Day 1 update.
God of War Ragnarok Day 1 Update Patch Notes & Size
First, the God of War Ragnarok Day 1 update patch notes (version 1.01) are not precisely detailed. There is only one line: "Various bug fixes and improvements."
However, the download size for the Day 1 update is quite significant. It weighs in at 18.3 GB. There's also the version 1.02 update, which is part of the Day 1 update. It weighs in at 644.7 MB. Further, there's an update 1.03 with a file size of 248 MB on PS5.
Keep in mind that while it appears the game's file size will be over 100 GB with the Day 1 update. The Day 1 update is not fully added to the overall footprint of God of War Ragnarok on your PS4 or PS5.
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So there you have it, the God of War Ragnarok file/download size on both PS4 and PS5 systems for different regional versions, and its Day 1 update size.
We will endeavor to update this article if any information changes, as currently, the file sizes info should still be considered "leaks" and not official details.
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