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Final Fantasy XVI Retail Copies Leaked, File Size Revealed

Retail copies of Square Enix’s upcoming action role-playing game, Final Fantasy XVI, have apparently leaked ahead of its release, and its file size has also been revealed.

Reddit and YouTube users are reporting that they were able to secure early retail copies of the latest entry in the Final Fantasy series via local stores, suggesting that the game’s street date has been broken. As a result of these early retail copies of Final Fantasy XVI getting leaked, we now know the game’s launch file size.

Final fantasy xvi retail copies file size

According to the details mentioned at the back of the game’s box, Final Fantasy XVI has a minimum file size requirement of 100 GB, suggesting that the total install size may be larger. Those who have their digital pre-orders in place would want to download the game as soon as the pre-load is available. Earlier, details regarding the review embargo and pre-load date for Final Fantasy XVI were also revealed.

Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier took to Twitter to share that he will have many thoughts to share on Final Fantasy XVI next week, indicating that the review embargo would have been lifted by then. This would appear to be sometime on June 21, 2023. Fans can look forward to hearing soon what critics have to say about the latest entry in the longest running role-playing game series.

Additionally, as seen above, those who have pre-ordered a digital copy of Final Fantasy XVI can pre-load the game on PS5 starting June 20, 2023. The digital pre-load should come with the latest update pre-installed.

Final Fantasy XVI is an action role-playing game in development and publication by Square Enix. Serving as the sixteenth main entry in the beloved Final Fantasy series, the game is set to launch on June 22, 2023, exclusively for the PlayStation 5 for a limited time.

Players can expect segmented open environments and an action-based combat system involving both melee and magic-based attacks. The combat system combines both melee and magic-based attacks, offering an array of options for strategic battles. Fans of the series will be delighted to encounter familiar elements such as the iconic Chocobos and the formidable summoned creatures known as Eikons. These powerful beings will not only appear as challenging bosses but can also be harnessed to unleash their might in combat by channeling their extraordinary powers.

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