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Alan Wake 2 Pre-Load Date & Download Size Revealed

The download size and digital pre-load date for Epic Games and Remedy Entertainment’s upcoming survival horror game, Alan Wake 2, has been revealed.

PlayStationSize on Twitter has revealed the pre-load date and download size for Alan Wake 2, courtesy of recent database entries made to PlayStation servers. The latest entry in the survival horror adventure series will be taking up quite a bit of storage space on PS5. Those with limited available space on the internal storage drive are advised to clear up some space in advance. It goes without saying that internal SSD expansion options are available for those who need them.

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Alan Wake 2 Download Size

The download size and currently available update version for Alan Wake 2 on PS5 can be seen below.

  • 79.775 GB (version 1.000.001)

As seen above, Alan Wake 2 weighs in at 98 GB, and will, therefore, require plenty of space for installation.

Pre-load Date

The pre-load schedule for Alan Wake 2 on PS5 can be seen below.

  • October 25, 2023 at Midnight ET

The pre-load will come with the latest update pre-installed for those who pre-ordered a digital copy of the game, though a day one update may be rolled out closer to launch on October 27, 2023. Meanwhile, those who purchased the game on disc will need to download the update.

Details regarding the review embargo for Alan Wake 2 have also been revealed. Fans can, therefore, look forward to hearing what critics have to say about the latest chapter in Alan Wake and newcomer Saga Anderson’s story.

Previously, during a recent interview, Remedy Entertainment Communications Director, Thomas Puha, was asked whether a console like the Xbox Series S is a net positive in the eyes of the studio. He responded by stating that having to develop Alan Wake 2 for the Xbox Series S gave rise to some major issues. He elaborated further by saying that, with the Xbox Series S, the CPU is pretty close to the one in the Xbox Series X, as there isn’t a massive difference in processing power. However, the GPU is an issue, he said. In addition, he mentioned that having less memory to work with is a pretty big problem.

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